The Ben Heck Show is hosted by the amazing Benjamin J Heckendorn; a graphic artist turned internet celebrity famed in the world of electronics “modding.” From hits like his Bill Paxton pinball machine to the in-demand XBOX 360 Laptop, Ben is known for hacking-in-to pop culture’s biggest gadgets and giving them his own unique and playful spin.
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Ben News & Release
element14 invites electronic enthusiasts to get their mod on
element14 and Ben Heck bring electronics modding front and center at World Maker Faire in New York
element14 debuts episode 2 of the Ben Heck Show
Modding king takes on automatic can crusher in episode 3 of the Ben Heck Show
element14 awarded 2010 World Maker Faire "Editor's Choice"
element14 and Ben Heck Brew Up Mysterious Modder Mayhem in Episode 4 of "The Ben Heck Show" with See Through Portal T-Shirt
Ben Heck creates custom laptop to relieve cramped air travelers in Episode 5
element14 and Ben Heck salute troops overseas with a military-grade portable Sony PlayStation3 mod in the latest episode of “The Ben Heck Show”
Ben Heck rings in the New Year with a custom pinball machine build in the latest episode of element14’s “The Ben Heck Show”
Ben Heck helps boost battery life for android phones with a new kinetic motion wind-up charger
Ben Heck goes “old school” with portable Sega CDX gaming system mod 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”