Dept.: Void Your Warranty
Tech: Xbox mod chips
Time: 45 minutes
For hackers, the X in Microsoft's Xbox might as well stand for Pandora's.
Xbox hacking is the subject of a controversial new book, Hacking the Xbox (No Starch Press; $25), and the focus of a passionate geek uprising.
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