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Greenpeace Declares Nokia Super-Green, Nintendo Not-So-Much

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Greenpeace released its annual eco-rankings of electronics manufacturers. And the winner is... NOKIA, which scored a 7.45 out of 10 (10 being green-tastic). The whole report is worth a gander, but here's the highlights, which I recommend reading to …

Video: Timelapse LEGO Nintendo DSi build

Sean Kenney built this 7-foot Nintendo DSi out of 51,324 LEGO elements. It's currently on display at the Nintendo World Store in Manhattan. [via Gizmodo]…

GameBoy cosplayer features torso-playable Tetris

A working Gameboy costume built buy a cosplayer at Ohayocon 2009, replete with built-in emulator, which is accessed by hammering the d-pad perpendicular to his junk.…

Super Mario Land etched on an Eee

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With the help of NYC Resistor, Flickr user revolvingdork etched the entire world map of Super Mario Land for the Nintendo Gameboy on the case of his Eee netbook. I assume he used a pattern he found on the …

SifuF's portable N64: the Nintendo Sixtyfree Lite-R

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Unlike most portable console mods, Ben Heck forumer SifuF's Nintendo Sixtyfree Lite-R doesn't look like a dictionary-like slab of plastic and particle board when viewed in profile. In fact, it's all very svelte, considering the console from which its guts …

The Nintendo Keyless Entry System

This neat little hack turns an NES controller into a Keyless Entry System. The controller snakes from a wall-mounted Arduino: the rapid-fire entry of the Konami code (or similar NES input) will lock or unlock the door via a CD-ROM …

Flashcart makers have already figured out how to run homebrew on the DSi

The Nintendo DSi has been out for about a month, and flashcart manufacterer Acekart have already gotten around Nintendo's security measures against running homemade code... and, of course, pirated ROMs. Better yet, all of the DSi's new hardware like the …

NES cart sleeve turned pen holder

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This original Nintendo cartridge sleeve, repurposed as a pen holder, doesn't really deserve the distinction of being a hack or mod, but it did remind me just how sultry and gorgeous those vinyl sleeves really were. I really don't think …

Video: Dekotora Nintendo DS Lite has LED-a-go-go

This enterprising Japanese hacker kitted his Nintendo DS Lite with at least a dozen LEDs, creating the most powerful portable seizure machine on the planet. (Skip to 4:40 if you just want to see the lights, not the build process.)…

Inside the DSi: battery life reduced to fuel beefier CPU

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So what's the autopsy report on the Nintendo DSi? Why is the battery life notably worse than the DS Lite? Over at bunnie: studios, the eponymous Bunnie ripped one apart, and it looks like we have our answer: a beefier …