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Hardware Hacking Stories

'Gynepunks' DIY Gynecology For Underserved Women 59 comments
You Can Have My TIPs When You Pry Them From My Cold, Dead Hands 170 comments
Latest Samy Kamkar Hack Unlocks Most Cars 97 comments
Leading the Computer Revolution In a Totalitarian State 75 comments
Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars 54 comments
Hacking a 'Smart' Sniper Rifle 73 comments
Hacker Set To Demonstrate 60 Second Brinks Safe Hack At DEFCON 147 comments
You3dit is Working to Help Crowdsource 3D Design and Printing (Video) 12 comments
"Ludicrous Speed" For Tesla's Model S Means 0-60 MPH In 2.8 Seconds 171 comments
ProxyGambit Replaces Defunct ProxyHam 26 comments
Keyboardio is a Hackable 'Artisanal Keyboard' That's Already Kickstarted (Video) 46 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Is Your Most Unusual Hardware Hack? 210 comments
Celebrating Workarounds, Kludges, and Hacks 145 comments
UW Researchers Prototype Sonar-Based Contactless Sleep Monitoring 40 comments
Pi Stays Sky High In 2015 Hacker SBC Survey 32 comments
Ask Slashdot: If You Were Building a New Home, What Cool New Tech Would You Put In? 557 comments
Ask Slashdot: Your Most Unusual Hardware Hack? 258 comments
1-Pixel Pac-Man 41 comments
More About Dan Shapiro and the Glowforge CNC Laser Cutter (Video #2) 25 comments
Glowforge is a CNC Laser Cutter, not a 3D Printer (Video) 45 comments
Turning an Arduino Project Into a Prototype 107 comments
Apple Watch's Hidden Diagnostic Port To Allow Battery Straps, Innovative Add-Ons 113 comments
Meet the Firmware Lead For Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone (Video) 25 comments
Another 'Draw Your Own Circuits' System at SXSW (Video) 27 comments
eBay Sales Patterns Show That the Maker Movement is Still Growing (Video) 24 comments
Armstrap Claims to Make ARM Prototyping Easier (Video) 41 comments
Radar That Sees Through Walls Built In Garage 63 comments
Turning the Arduino Uno Into an Apple ][ 113 comments
Building an NES Emulator 140 comments
Hand-Drawn and Inkjet Printed Circuits for the Masses (Video) 33 comments
Hack Air-Gapped Computers Using Heat 123 comments
Maker Person Rich Olson Returns (Video) 42 comments
Watch an Original NES Run Netflix 80 comments
One Year of Data Shows the Hacker Community Is Tight-knit and Welcoming 42 comments
Xenon Flashes Can Make New Raspberry Pi 2 Freeze and Reboot 192 comments
You Can Now Clone Samsung's Gear VR and Test Your Virtual Reality Apps 32 comments
New Multi-Core Raspberry Pi 2 Launches 355 comments
Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing 163 comments
Librem: a Laptop Custom-Made For Free/Libre Software 229 comments
NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years 28 comments
Insurance Company Dongles Don't Offer Much Assurance Against Hacking 199 comments
Nintendo Power Glove Used To Create 'Robot Chicken' 40 comments
Ask Slashdot: Can I Trust Android Rooting Tools? 186 comments
Engineer Combines Xbox One, PS4 Into Epic 'PlayBox' Laptop 78 comments
Wireless Keylogger Masquerades as USB Phone Charger 150 comments
Ask Slashdot: Options For Cheap Home Automation? 189 comments
Hackers Leak Xbox One SDK Claiming Advancement In Openness and Homebrew 86 comments
Putting a MacBook Pro In the Oven To Fix It 304 comments
Glowing Hobbit Sword Helps You Find Unsecured Wi-Fi 67 comments
Quake On an Oscilloscope 71 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Wireless LED Light Setup for 2015? 68 comments
How Laws Restricting Tech Actually Expose Us To Greater Harm 116 comments
Many DDR3 Modules Vulnerable To Bit Rot By a Simple Program 138 comments
Extracting Data From the Microsoft Band 51 comments
The Personal Computer Revolution Behind the Iron Curtain 115 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Hackable Car? 195 comments
Raspberry Pi Founder Demos Touchscreen Display For DIY Kits 81 comments
Reverse Engineering the Oculus Rift DK2's Positional Tracking Tech 26 comments
The $1,200 DIY Gunsmithing Machine 651 comments
Arducorder, Next Open Source Science Tricorder-like Device, Nears Completion 56 comments
Marines Put Microsoft Kinect To Work For 3D Mapping 37 comments
From the Maker of Arduboy: Tetris On a Bracelet 15 comments
CPU's Heat Output to Amplify DNA Could Make Drastically Cheaper Tests 27 comments
Update: Raspberry Pi-Compatible Development Board Cancelled 165 comments
Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Repeated Internet Overbilling? 355 comments
Interviews: Andrew "bunnie" Huang Answers Your Questions 32 comments
Microsoft Research Brings Kinect-Style Depth Perception to Ordinary Cameras 31 comments
Interviews: Ask Tim O'Reilly About a Life Steeped In Technology 39 comments
Fooling a Mercedes Into Autonomous Driving With a Soda Can 163 comments
Grad Student Rigs Cheap Alternative To $1,000 Air Purifiers In Smoggy China 182 comments
Raspberry Pi-Compatible Development Board Released 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: Open Hardware/Software-Based Security Token? 113 comments
SRI/Cambridge Opens CHERI Secure Processor Design 59 comments
Hacking a Tesla Model S Could Net $10,000 Prize 77 comments
Intelligent Thimble Could Replace the Mouse In 3D Virtual Reality Worlds 65 comments
New Single Board Computer Lets You Swap Out the CPU and Memory 122 comments
3D Printed PiGRRL - Raspberry Pi Gameboy 49 comments
Hacking Internet Connected Light Bulbs 63 comments
2600 Distributor Withholds Money, Magazine's Future In Limbo 59 comments
Civilians Try to Lure an Abandoned NASA Spacecraft Back to Earth 53 comments
Ask Slashdot: PC-Based Oscilloscopes On a Microbudget? 172 comments
Ellipto: a DIY Fitness Tracker and Dashboard In 70 Lines 32 comments
Interviews: Ask Andrew "bunnie" Huang About Hardware and Hacking 58 comments
$470 RepRap Derived 3D Printer Going Into Production 32 comments
Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Inspired You To Start Hacking? 153 comments
Servo Stock 3D Printer Brings Closed-Loop Control To Reprap 56 comments
LegoTechno -- Making Music With Lego Bricks, Python, OpenCV and a Groovebox 5 comments
Unlock Your Android Phone With Open Source Wearable NFC 81 comments
OpenRISC Gains Atomic Operations and Multicore Support 77 comments
A 32-bit Development System For $2 138 comments
Man Builds DIY Cellphone Using Raspberry Pi 83 comments
DIY Wearable Pi With Near-Eye Video Glasses 59 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which Router Firmware For Bandwidth Management? 104 comments
Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton: How We're Turning Everyone Into DIY Hackers 90 comments
Tesla Model S Has Hidden Ethernet Port, User Runs Firefox On the 17" Screen 208 comments
Intel Upgrades MinnowBoard: Baytrail CPU, Nearly Halves Price To $99 92 comments
Operation Wants To Mine 10% of All New Bitcoins 275 comments
Fluke Donates Multimeters To SparkFun As Goodwill Gesture 250 comments
Is DIY Brainhacking Safe? 183 comments
Experimental Port of Debian To OpenRISC 56 comments
Radar Expert Explains How To Cheaply Add Radar To Your Own Hardware Projects 69 comments
12-Year-Old Builds Lego Braille Printer 49 comments
How To Take Control of a Car's Electronics, Cheap 109 comments
Fighting Gamer Rage With an Arduino Based Biometrics Headset 59 comments
Building an Open Source Nest 195 comments
New Home Automation? 336 comments
Russian Startup Offers Wireless Remote Controller For Cars 65 comments
Add USB LED Notifications To Your PC With Just a Bit of Soldering (Video) 129 comments
Neo900 Hacker Phone Reaches Minimum Number of Pre-Orders For Production 109 comments
Solar Pressure May Help Kepler Return To Planet-Hunting Duties 46 comments
Dual-Core Allwinner A20 Powered EOMA-68 Engineering Card Available 98 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's On Your Hardware Lab Bench? 215 comments
Raspberry Pi Hits the 2 Million Mark 246 comments
A Makerbot In Every Classroom 152 comments
Ink-Jet Printing Custom-Designed Micro Circuits 37 comments
Cold War Spoils: Amateur Builds Telescope With 70-Inch Lens 101 comments
Chinese Professor Builds Li-Fi System With Retail Parts 155 comments
Motorola's "Project Ara" Will Allow Users To Customize Their Smartphones 112 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Open Source Project For a Router/Wi-Fi Access Point? 193 comments
Tour Houston's Texas-Sized Hackerspace (Video 1 of 2) 57 comments
Turning a Smart Phone Into a Microscope 43 comments
Raspberry Pi As an Ad Blocking Access Point 82 comments
Austrian Professor Creates Kindle E-Book Copier With Lego Mindstorms 61 comments
New Keyboard Accessory Shocks Users When They Try To Go On Facebook 125 comments
3D Printing In Gel Enables Freeform Design and an Undo Function 33 comments
Google TV Hackers Open a Shell on the Chromecast; More Hacks To Follow 65 comments
DIY Satellite Tracking 30 comments
Adapteva Parallella Supercomputing Boards Start Shipping 98 comments
Home Automation Kit Includes Arduino, RasPi Dev Boards 49 comments
Eben Upton Muses on the Raspberry Pi, Scratch and, His Love For Parallela 71 comments
How To Compete With NSA By Hacking a Verizon Network Extender 56 comments
Progress On the Open Laptop 57 comments
RepRap Morgan Receives $20,000 Gada Prize For Simplifying 3D-Printer 67 comments
In Praise of Hackerspaces 68 comments
Cray X-MP Simulator Resurrects Piece of Computer History 55 comments
Whistled Platform Upgraded With Word Recognition 30 comments
iFixit Giving Away 1,776 "iPhone Liberation Kits" 260 comments
Helicopter Parts Make For Amazing DIY Camera Stabilization 78 comments
Retro Gaming With Raspberry Pi 106 comments
Wi-Fi Signals Allow Gesture Recognition All Through the Home 122 comments
Pi to Go: Hot Raspberry Pi DIY Mini Desktop PC Project 134 comments
Canon DSLR Hack Allows It To Shoot RAW Video 171 comments
Vastly Improved Raspberry Pi Performance With Wayland 259 comments
Google Releases Glass Factory System Image, Rooted Bootloader 74 comments
Ask Slashdot: Wiring Home Furniture? 235 comments
Arduino Branches Out, With a Plug-and-Program Robot 24 comments
RPiCluster: Another Raspberry Pi Cluster, With Neat Tricks 79 comments
New OpenWRT Drops Support For Linux 2.4, Low-Mem Devices 194 comments
$5 Sensor Turns LCD Monitors Into Touchscreens 98 comments
BeagleBone Black Released With 1GHz Cortex-A8 For Only $45 142 comments
Happy Hardware Freedom Day 35 comments
The Hacker Lifecycle 77 comments
Adafruit Launches Educational Show Aimed At Kids 44 comments
USC Launches 3-D Printed VR Headset Library 25 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Donate Older Computers to Charity? 260 comments
Oculus-Alike: Build Your Own Virtual Reality Headset 23 comments
Celebrate Hardware Freedom Day 2013 22 comments
Ask Slashdot: Projects For a Heap of Tech Junk? 210 comments
Quadrocopters Throwing and Catching an Inverted Pendulum 103 comments
3-D Printing Pen Can Draw In the Air 85 comments
The Patents That Threaten 3-D Printing 134 comments
Turning a Kindle Fire HD Into a Power Tablet 81 comments
Brookstone Rover 2.0 SpyTank Teardown 64 comments
Public Domain Prosthetic Hand 31 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Electronics Prototyping Platform? 228 comments
Old Inkjet Becomes New Bio-Materials Printer 39 comments
Announcing Adafruit Gemma – Miniature Wearable Electronic Platform 44 comments
Hobbyist Builds Working Replica of Iron Man's Laser Gauntlet 78 comments
The 3D Un-Printer 91 comments
LEGO Announces GNU/LInux-Powered Mindstorms EV3 Platform 164 comments
Windows RT Jailbroken To Run Third-Party Desktop Apps 178 comments
Open-Hardware Licensed Handheld Software-Defined Radio In the Works 50 comments
A Firecracker-Launching Slingshot: Start the New Year With a Bang 65 comments
Adafruit To Teach Electronics Through Puppets In New Kids Show 68 comments
Mobile Raspberry Pi Computer: Build Your Own Pi-to-Go 97 comments
Arduino and MK802 Robot, Controlled By Phone 31 comments
Makerbot Cracks Down On 3D-Printable Gun Parts 528 comments
Open Hardware and Software Laptop 152 comments
Live Interview: Luke Leighton of Rhombus Tech 68 comments
USB NeXT Keyboard With an Arduino Micro 115 comments
Toward An FSF-Endorsable Embedded Processor 258 comments
PengPod Hits Funding Goal, Plans to Ship Linux Tablet In January 69 comments
Nexus 4 Includes Support For LTE 83 comments
A Wi-Fi Wardriving Motorbike — With Plans Available 36 comments
Entries Open For First Ever 24-Hour Raspberry Pi Hackathon 74 comments
Linux On the TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator 49 comments
Old Electric-Car Batteries Put Into Service For Home Energy Storage 198 comments
Just Days After Release, Google's Nexus 4 Has Already Been Rooted 85 comments
Fully Open A13-OLinuXino Single-Board Linux Computer 111 comments
Mike Storey and His Plate Reverb (Video) 163 comments
Shanghai Hosts Its First Maker Carnival 20 comments
iPhone Interface For Ham Radio Mates Old With New 51 comments
Pumpkin Carving For the Digital Age: Pumpktris 40 comments
What To Do With Those First Generation Photo Frames? 146 comments
DIY Laser Cutter Raises Capital, Concerns 184 comments
New Arduino Due Brings More Power To the Table 130 comments
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Jailbroken 51 comments
Pictures From an Exhibition: World Makerfaire 2012 NYC 33 comments
BrewPi: Raspberry Pi and Arduino Powered Fermentation Chamber 96 comments
RockBox + Refurbished MP3 Players = Crowdsourced Audio Capture 66 comments
African Robotics Network Challenge Spurs Rash of $10 Robots 60 comments
A $20 Software Defined Radio For GNU Radio 53 comments
Augmented HDR Vision For Welders (And Others) 38 comments
University Team Builds Lego and Raspberry Pi Cluster 147 comments
Ask Slashdot: Hackable Portable Music Player For Helicopters? 158 comments
Gamers May Get a Charge Out of the Gauss Rifle 98 comments
Should We Print Guns? Cody R. Wilson Says "Yes" (Video) 444 comments
Can Android Revolutionize Spacecraft Design? 110 comments
Voyage to the ATX Hackerspace in Austin, Texas (Video) 47 comments
'Wiki Weapon Project' Wants Your 3D-Printable Guns 570 comments
Revisiting the Macintosh ROM Easter Egg 98 comments
ToorCamp: Adventures In an American Hacker Camp 20 comments
Korean Artist's Intentionally Useless Satellite To Launch This December 151 comments
MSFT Reaches Out To Hackers: 'Do Epic $#!+' 249 comments
Researchers Turn Home Wi-Fi Router Into Spy Device 108 comments
Resurrect Your Old Code With a DIY Punch Card Reader 100 comments
Open Source Smart Meter Hacking Framework Released 74 comments
Report From HOPE: The State of Community Fabrication 32 comments
Debian Derivative Optimized for the Raspbery Pi Released 95 comments
A Build-It-Yourself Electric Vehicle 84 comments
Putting the Raspberry Pi Into Orbit 82 comments
Controlling Linux Using an Android Phone As Mouse, Keyboard, and Gamepad 93 comments
SNESDev-RPi: a SNES Adapter For the Raspberry Pi 30 comments
FishPi: Raspberry Pi Powered Autonomous Boat To Cross the Ocean 136 comments
Ask Slashdot: a Good Geek Project For My Arthritic Grandfather? 122 comments
12-Core ARM Cluster Beats Intel Atom, AMD Fusion 105 comments
Speech Recognition Using the Raspberry Pi 74 comments
Intel Ivy Bridge Processor Hits 7GHz Overclock Record 144 comments
Ask Slashdot: Hobbyist-Ready LCD Touch Panel For Embedded Projects? 142 comments
The FIBIAC — a 3D-Printed Electromechanical Computer 42 comments
Ask Slashdot: DIY NAS For a Variety of Legacy Drives? 260 comments
Sigrok: An Open Source Logic Analyzer 42 comments
MIT Tetris Hack: Source Code Released 40 comments
KegDroid: Combining Arduino, Android, and NFC to Dispense Beer 48 comments
Video: Paul "Froggy" Schneider's Hard-Won Wisdom For Conference Organizers 35 comments
MIT Hack Turns the Green Building Into a Giant Game of Tetris 65 comments
Frogger Synchronized To Real-Life Traffic 43 comments
Electronic Glitch Artwork Made by 'Weirdos Within the Weirdos' (Video) 58 comments
Open Source Electric Cars — Good Idea Or Not? 178 comments
Mechanical CPU Clock 37 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Make My Own Hardware Multimedia Player? 140 comments
AT&T Microcell Disassembly; Security Flaws Exposed 82 comments
GNU/Linux Running On An 8-Bit Processor 361 comments
IETF Attendees Reengineer Their Hotel's Wi-Fi Net 120 comments
Canadian Man Releases Open Source Star Trek Tricorder 109 comments
Militarizing Your Backyard With Python and AI 112 comments
Austin Case Modders Take Their Exotic PCs and a Giant LAN Party to SXSW (Video) 40 comments
A Hacked WiFi Router, an API, and a Toy Bus: It's the Ambient Bus Arrival Monitor 53 comments
DIY Augmented Reality Heads-Up Display 39 comments
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