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Nintendo is launching a mini version of its iconic NES console with 30 classic games

NES_Classic_1 When you’re on a roll, why not make crowd-pleasing decisions. Nintendo, which has seen its market cap soar thanks to the Pokemon Go phenomenon, just announced that it will relaunch its iconic NES console. Read More

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Jon Russell

July 14th

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Nintendo is launching a mini version of its iconic NES console with 30 classic games

NES_Classic_1 When you’re on a roll, why not make crowd-pleasing decisions. Nintendo, which has seen its market cap soar thanks to the Pokemon Go phenomenon, just announced that it will relaunch its iconic NES console. Read More

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Jon Russell

July 14th

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Recreating Commodore 64 Tunes on These Tiny Synths Requires Blazing Fast Fingers

Using three of Teenage Engineering’s tiny Pocket Operators all playing at the same time, YouTuber tubesockor masterfully performs a near perfect recreation of the sountrack to Delta, a legendary Commodore 64 game that dates back to 1987. But what’s more impressive than how authentic the rendition sounds, is how quickly tubesockor’s fingers have to fly across those little buttons.

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February 23rd

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Turn a Broken 1986 Macintosh Plus Into an Amusing Trash Can

Here’s a great way to enrage the Apple fans in your life whom put all of the company’s creations on a pedestal. Imgur user hahabird converted the shell from a classic 1986 Macintosh Plush into a garbage can, complete with a spring-loaded screen flap.

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Andrew Liszewski

February 5th

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The Directional Pad on This Retro NES Bluetooth Speaker Really Works

8Bitdo is probably best known for its Bluetooth gaming controllers, including the NES30 that paid homage to Nintendo’s original 8-bit console. But the company is now expanding its catalog with a new Bluetooth speaker that longtime gamers will find equally hard to resist.

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January 15th

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Old-School Video Game Maker Coleco Is Making a New Cartridge-Based Console

If you were a gamer in the early ‘80s, you’ve no doubt played ColecoVision—the short-lived console that brought arcade games to your living room. Well, get ready for a nostalgia hurricane, because Coleco is back on the scene with a new home console—and it’ll play actual game cartridges.

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December 17th

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Has Anyone Seen The Star Wars Toyota Celica? Seriously, It’s Missing

Has Anyone Seen The Star Wars Toyota Celica? Seriously, It's Missing

When the first Star Wars movie came out in 1977, Toyota had a Celica painted and sticker’d up with Darth Vader and friends (technically enemies, actually.) The car was given away, the creators got mired in legal trouble, and now that we’re riding a fresh wave of Star Wars PR somebody wants this thing back.

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December 6th

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A Nixie-Powered Wall Clock Is the Ultimate Hipster Timepiece

Before dot-matrix displays took over the known world, Nixie tubes — glass lightbulbs containing light-up tubes for the digits 0-9 — were the best way of displaying changing numbers. One designer had the bright idea of taking the Nixie tube technology (and bulbs), and building a surprisingly beautiful analog clock.

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Chris Mills

September 2nd

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Turn Your iPhone Into a Crappy 1985 Camcorder With This App

Given the popularity of apps like Instagram that intentionally make your photos look like garbage shot on film, it’s no surprise there’s finally an app that lets your iPhone or iPad shoot video that looks like it was recorded with a VHS camcorder from the mid-1980s.

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Andrew Liszewski

August 20th

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Turn Your iPhone Into a Crappy 1985 Camcorder With This App

Given the popularity of apps like Instagram that intentionally make your photos look like garbage shot on film, it’s no surprise there’s finally an app that lets your iPhone or iPad shoot video that looks like it was recorded with a VHS camcorder from the mid-1980s.

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Andrew Liszewski

August 20th

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