• Ben Heck Show Airs, Is Geek-tastic

    The king of all modders, Ben Heckendorn has his own online tv show. You might remember Ben from his Xbox 360 mods, or when we interviewed him last summer. Ben’s show features tips and tricks for doing your own mods, as well as a long term project that he presents each show. Read More

  • Benheck's PS3 Slim laptop has blast processing

    Well well well, look what Benheck has come up with. It’s a PS3 Slim laptop. It’s everything you need to play God of War III in one handy package. And, if you’re a wealthy person, Mr. Heckenorn will happily construct you one! Read More

  • Handheld PS3 device for fanbois to cuddle at night

    So here’s a somewhat interesting gadget. Instead of converting a PS3 into a hand-held device, a crafty modder named techknott built a custom transmitter. The transmitter allows a player to not only control their PS3 remotely, but also to view the output on a small video screen. Read More

  • Video: Benheck's Xbox 360 Portable Revision 5

    Ben Heckendorn is no doubt one of the greatest computer modders of our time. Doug just interviewed him and we have featured his work numerous times on CrunchGear. He’s back with yet another incarnation of a portable Xbox. This time around he used a newer Jasper motherboard and added more features like a built-in Ethernet, digital volume controls, and a flush mounted optical drive. Read More

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

    Modder extraordinaire, Ben Heckendorn has just finished version 2 of his Commodore 64 laptop. This one will be auctioned for charity and features an SD card reader for loading up various software (games!). Read More

  • C64 in a laptop case: Benheck has outdone himself

    Mr. Benheck has done it again. He dumped a fully-working Commodore 64 inside a laptop case that looks like it came out of a copy of Byte magazine circa 1989. He began by shaving down all the extraneous ports and inputs and even pulled off the power supply, making something that was 15″x10.5″. He then stuff it in with a 15″ LCD screen and then stuffed in a real C64… Read More

  • BenHeck's 3600 Controller: Part Xbox 360, part Atari 2600

    Benjamin J. Heckendorn—that’s BenHeck—transplanted the brains of an Xbox 360 controller into an Atari 2600 shell. The result is this, the 3600 Controller. Read More

  • BenHeck's one-handed Xbox 360 controller

    [photopress:benheck36000.jpg,full,right] World class modder Benjamin J. Heckendorn—BenHeck—has “dropped” a new Xbox 360 controller mod for us all to admire. It’s a one-handed controller that’s still powered by two AA batteries. You may recognize the D-Pad on the controller—that’s because it’s from the PlayStation. Mr. Heck is currently… Read More