Tag Archive: modding

Oct
24

Ben Heck channels his inner ghost buster on the Halloween episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck channels his inner ghost buster on the Halloween episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

In the spirit of the Halloween season,element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Ben Heck, conquer the unknown on this week’s episode of “The Ben Heck Show:” Ghost Hunting. After experiencing paranormal activity in his workshop, Ben takes a break from modding to form the …

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Sep
26

element14’s Tour de Ben Heck presents a cycling safety mod on latest episode of “The Ben Heck Show”

Modding guru Ben Heck presents a cycling safety mod on latest episode of “The Ben Heck Show”

Action-packed episode also unveils Ben’s Google ADK-powered baby rocker and reveals champion from recent Hak5 mod-off challenge. element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Ben Heck, bring attention to cycling safety by outfitting an ordinary bicycle with electronic, light-up ping sensors to alert bicyclists if …

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Aug
22

Ben Heck Uses Google’s Arduino-Based ADK to Mod Baby Car Seat Motion Simulator in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Modding guru Ben Heck explores new Android Open Source accessory standard to build motion stimulator that helps new parents soothe fussy babies on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben explores new Android Open Source accessory standard to build motion stimulator that helps new parents soothe fussy babies. In the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show,” sponsored by element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, modding guru Ben Heck employs Google’s Android Open Accessory Development Kit …

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Aug
08

Ben Heck enhances gamer mobility with two Xbox 360 accessibility controller mods on element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck enhances gamer mobility with two Xbox 360 accessibility controller mods

Guest appearance by pinball engineer John Popaduik provides exclusive insight into pinball design. In the latest episode of the “The Ben Heck Show,” sponsored by element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, deconstructs and reconfigures standard Xbox 360TM gaming controllers into …

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Jul
06

Success of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show” reflected in multi-million strong fan base

element14, a collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, has confirmed that the first series of “The Ben Heck Show” has now surpassed all expectations in terms of viewing figures. The twenty episode run, which started back in mid September 2010 will draw to a close in a few weeks …

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Jun
20

Ben Heck Outfits “Expedition Awareness” Jeep

Modding guru Ben Heck outfits “Expedition Awareness” jeep with cameras to help raise awareness for rare ALD disease in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck outfits “Expedition Awareness” jeep with cameras to help raise awareness for rare ALD disease in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show” Modding guru’s latest technology feat helps father film documentary to raise awareness and find a cure for his child and others stricken with terminal disease. London – June 20, 2011 – element14, the …

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May
03

Modding Guru Ben Heck Enlists Arch Nemesis Jeri Ellsworth for Pinball Machine Build in element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck Pinball Machine

Longtime rivals bury the hatchet to conquer Ben’s latest pinball challenge. element14, a collaborative social community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts, and modding guru Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck, race against the clock to add some essential features to his “Lost-inspired” pinball build in today’s episode of “The Ben Heck …

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Apr
04

Ben Heck Helps Combat Germs With Hand Sanitizer Device

Ben Heck and his hand sanitizer dispenser

Modding guru, Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck and element14 help combat the spread of germs in hospital settings by modding a hand sanitizer dispenser into a motion detecting reminder system in the latest episode of “The Ben Heck Show.” “Automatic hand sanitizer dispensers are great tools, but how do we know if people actually use …

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Apr
01

Ben Heck Automatic Sanitizer – Next Episode Teaser Trailer

The latest episode of The Ben Heck Show will be hitting our computer screens on Monday 4th April. This week, Ben creates a motion sensing hand sanitizer to help improve hygiene. Here’s the teaser trailer to whet your appetite!

Mar
22

Ben Heck builds 1970s Atari-Style Xbox 360 system in new episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Ben Heck builds 1970s Atari-Style Xbox 360 system in new episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”

Benjamin J. Heckendorn, a.k.a. Ben Heck has incorporate the old with the new as he combines a 1977 Atari console with an Xbox 360™ laptop system in the latest episode of “The Ben Heck Show.”  In this episode, Ben works on a custom mod for Atari to create an Xbox 360 portable laptop with the look …

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