Elizabeth FishContributor, TechHive

Elizabeth Fish is a freelance writer who happens to run a hyperlocal news website in Lincoln, UK. She also covers all things geeky for TechHive.

SPEAKR! kite makes the calmest breeze sound like an eight-bit game

If you’ve ever wanted to hear the sound of the wind in a different way, this Arduino kite will geek it up a little for you.

Giant 'Back to the Future'-style amp would be great for dubstep

Remember the huge speaker in the first Back to the Future movie? Someone actually made it, and it’s pretty loud…

This bracelet tracks your hand movements, makes you a game controller

Fed up of moving furniture around so the Kinect can pick you up? Wearable motion technology could solve this annoyance.

Facebook jacket hugs you when friends interact, is less annoying than a poke

Some people out there have the urge to check Facebook nearly every minute of the day—you may be one of them. But if you want to feel a sense of love from Facebook interactions, maybe you could get a hug...from a coat.

Tweak your photos with these Web apps

Looking for a new image editor? Why not try a Web-based one? Through these free online image editors, you can tweak your photos from just about any computer.

Researchers: Tinfoil hats aren't very effective (and other things we didn't cover)

Happy Monday! If you’re looking for a condensed version of the day’s news we didn’t have a chance to cover, you came to the right place.

WebOS runs on the Asus Transformer Prime, but it doesn't do much yet

While rooting a Transformer Prime with WebOS may seem impressive, it’s just a pretty face without a functioning touchscreen.

Eventorbot wants to make open-source 3D printing less expensive

If you’re looking for a low-cost, open source 3D printer to start playing around with printing objects, check out Eventorbot.

Hacked Kinect makes real-time indoor mapping a breeze

Another great Kinect hack lets you map inside potentially dangerous buildings in real time.

Analog Donkey Kong game is just as addictive as the original

Forget staring at a screen: grab an Arduino and play a mechanical version of Donkey Kong for the full retro gaming vibe.

Hacker family Robison

The family that hacks together stays together: We speak with the Robison family about their adventures in 3D printing, their family business, and Ace Frehley's light-up guitar.

iOS 6 jailbreak is here, but not for iPhone 5 or iPad

Surprised? Not really: The guys with the iPhone Dev-Team have found a way to jailbreak iOS 6, but not every iOS device will work with it.

MakerBot Replicator 2 could bring 3D printing closer to mainstream

MakerBot’s latest 3D printer offers you more space to print off your creations, and will do so more quickly.

iPhone Oil Paintings turns screen smudges into works of art

Before you whack out a cleaning cloth to give your phone screen a wipe down, perhaps you should check to see if you’ve made a work of art. No joke.

Hacked Nook Simple Touch plays Sega games, won't collect Chaos Emeralds for you

This hack for the Nook Simple Touch brings a modern way to play all your favorite Sega games from the past.