Tag Archives: atari

Flash drive in the style of an Atari Cart

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It's just a USB flash drive cleverly slotted into an old cart, but what better way to tote a ROM collection around? Product Page [Roboticevile]…

Atari Cart Clocks

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Can't Afford Em Crafts describes itself as "two people with a passion for finding clever ways to reduce waste creatively." A part of me finds this Atari abuse horrifying, but let's face it: most of their arcade conversions sucked. Product

iPod dock in an Atari 2600

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Creator Byron Casebier, at Gizmodo:
Here is my weak (and slightly unfinished) Atari iPod Dock. I thought sharing may create interest for someone that can do this better. As far as specs, I gutted a broken, iPod clock radio

1981 Atari Ring

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From Sakura Shimizu's blog: "This man's ring features a precise cast of the original Atari computer chip out of 18 karat gold. There is silver version, too." I'll take a Zilog Z80, myself! 1981 ATARI Ring, 2008 [sakurakoshimizu]…

Unboxing Atari's 1984 Touch Tablet

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Technologizer's Benj Edwards unboxes Atari's 1984 touch tablet. Sat in its original box for 25 years, it's both a cute pastiche on a gadget blog fetish--and a reminder that there's nothing quite like mint-condition technology to whet the gears.…

Great moments in euphemistically masturbatory gadget grammar: Atari 2600 USB Joystick

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Atari USB Joystick [Legacy Engineer]…

How to port Pitfall 2 to the Apple IIe. Image: not Pitfall 2.

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Retro Thing has posted the second part of their exhaustive interview with Rex Bradford, former Activision programmer and creator of the unreleased Kabobber for the Atari 2600. It's a joy of an interview to read for the retro-gamer. Here's Bradford…

Hot Hardware reviews OCZ's NIA Brain-Input Controller (Verdict: They like it)

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Hot Hardware reviews the OCZ NIA "Brain-Computer Interface." They seem impressed, but after a few weeks, they were still mostly incapable of getting the OCZ to register much besides facial tics, with only sporadic recognition of eye movement and brain…

Report: Atari sues game site for publishing review without permission

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Atari is reportedly suing game review website 4player after it published a review of its latest Alone in the Dark game without permission. As the site did not receive a copy of the game from the publisher, Atari believes 4player

OCZ Neural Impulse Actuator is just another Atari Mindlink

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"Mind-reading" video game controllers are nothing new. The Atari Mindlink introduced the concept to gaming in 1983. Trephining and plunging electrodes through spurting skull holes was not the prerequisite: the Mindlink was a crock, actually controlled by a series of…