This New Atari 2600 Video Game is 8-Bit Astrophotography

What would an 8-bit astrophotography video game be like? That's what astrophotographer and PhD student Alex Pietrow asked, and he ended up creating a new video game called Astronomer for the the Atari 2600, the classic console that was launched back in 1977.

Atari Joystick Shutter Release for Canon

Self-described creative technologist Thiago Avancini hacked this Atari 2600 joystick into a shutter release cable -- complete with an autofocus control for his Canon T2i. The controller is considerably larger than the average cable release or remote control, but it's a pretty nifty.