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Video: Ben Heck Dazzles & Creates Mobile Phone Charger Powered By Kinetic Energy

<img src="" /><a HREF="">Ben Heck</a>, the engineering whiz who makes genuinely useful stu

Video: Watch Ben Heck Construct A PS3 Rugged Enough For Afghanistan

<img src="" />This is Ben Heck's newest creation, <a HREF="">a “ruggedized” PS3</a>. W

Ben Heck Mods An Xbox 360 Slim Into A Portable System

Of course Ben Heck turned the new Xbox 360 Slim into a laptop. Of course it looks effin awesome and of course you want it. (good thing you can win it)

Ben Heck makes a PS3 Slim Laptop

<img src="">I'd hate to be <a href="">Ben Heck</a>. You wake up in the morning and sud

Ben Heck inches closer to finishing 'Bill Paxton Pinball' machine

<img src="" alt="Paxton" />When I interviewed modder extraordinaire Ben Heckendorn a couple of months ago, he mentioned that he'd been working

Ben Heckendorn finishes second version of C64 laptop, will be auctioned for charity

<img src="" alt="C64" />Modder extraordinaire, Ben Heckendorn has just finished version 2 of his Commodore 64 laptop. This one will be aucti

CrunchGear Interview: Ben Heckendorn

I recently sat down with the king of gadget modders, Benjamin J. Heckendorn.

Ben Heck shows off one and only PC mod from back in 2004, the ‘MGDpc’

<img src="">All-star modder Ben Heckendorn takes a walk down memory lane with the (surprisingly) one and only PC case mod he's ever built.

Ben Heck updates the Xbox 360 laptop with the Xbox 360 Portable

Ben Heckendorn has done it again with another Xbox 360 Portable. Unlike his last Xbox 360 Laptop though, this isn’t just an upgraded Elite version. Calling it the Xbox 360 Portable, Ben has nixe

Guitar Hero pedal used for one-handed gameplay

Here’s Ben Heckendorn’s latest invention. It’s a pedal for Guitar Hero (and presumably Rock Band) that controls the strumming and whammy bar functions, so people with only one good a

Ben Heckendorn's Apple IIgs hardware mod

Remember the Apple IIgs? I had an Apple IIc but my friend across the street had the Apple IIgs, the lucky bastard. Oh what I wouldn’t give to be a kid again. Not a care in the world except tryin

Ben Heck Presents Atari 2600 Portable

Ben Heck is at it again, and this time he’s decided to go old school (I mean, really old school) and put together an Atari 2600 portable. The Nintendo DS-esque handheld lets you play those old A

Xbox 360 Controller Mod

The Xbox 360 wireless controller may very well be the best gaming controller I’ve ever used. The analog sticks fall right under your thumbs, the right and left triggers feel like actual triggers