Tech news tagged ‘Steampunk’

Giphoscope, the glorious handmade analog GIF player

Steam Punk seems to have run its course these days, but it still has enough head of steam to make me smile on a Monday morning.

Check out the Giphoscope, which seems at first glance to be a wondrous would-be Victorian invention of moving images…

Actually, it’s an…

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Steam-powered punk

Ahead of the imminent July / August Gadget Master competition, let’s have another themed roundup of posts, on the subject of… Steam Punk*. Now I know this divides people, not everyone is an admirer of these alternative-past-futures, but I like them! Bring on the Victorian, tin-based, Nautil…

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Steampunk R2-D2 rusts its way into the future

We like the SteamPunk ethic here on Gadget Master – see the Steampunk Xbox 360, iPod charger and keyboard – but I’m not sure this one really works. R2-D2, the fictional droid from Star Wars*. But I don’t really know why. A retro vision of a fictional futurism? Hmm…

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Steampunk Xbox 360 trundles into view

We like our Steampunk mods on Gadget Master – check out the Victorian-style iPod charger, or the alternatively historical keyboard. Well, how about this home-brewed Steampunk Xbox case? Thanks to Technabob for this one, and credit for the fine handicraft goes to one Dopelgunder. You can check out a…

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Steampunk powered iPod charger

We’re fans of self-built technology with a retro-Victorian twist. See, for example, the Steampunk keyboard we highlighted a few months ago. But this “Steam-powered” iPod charger takes the Garabaldi biscuit. At the heart of the system is a Lego Technic motor, apparently driven in turn by…

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