Check out Mr Heck‘s latest laptop mod. The C64 lappie features a C64C motherboard, a Gamecube power supply, and special 1541-III DTV device that emulates a floppy drive using a FAT-32 formatted SD card, the rest of this mod’s design is in keeping with the beige 8-bit spirit of the original C64. For those who are too young to even know about the Commodore 64 (C64), its ancient, it really is. I believe it was first developed in the early 80s by Commodore International, and the 64 was the value of RAM it had, in those days it was 64 kb. By the way you can find out more about it through Wikipedia of course!

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Looks like Ben Heck finally has some proper competition. The video below shows you what some kids are interested in doing these days, not playing on swings, kicking footballs about but giving video consoles a good mod.

Fifteen year old modista Xteaphn (that’s pronounced Steven, folks) has a little sideline going on custom-made portable hardware, with several mods to his name — including this pint-sized, battery-powered Wii. The thing is tiny — it’s dwarfed by a 13-inch notebook — and a full charge will give it about an hour of play.

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