In Pictures: Queen Victoria's gadgets - tech gear for the steampunk set

Occupying a fantastic world where Charles Darwin meets Steve Jobs, steampunk-modded devices blend 19th- and early 20th-century styles with 21st-century tech. Get an eyeful of these cool and clever computers, cellphones, speakers and more.

Susan B. Anthony's desktop system The ultimate steampunk computer, Dave Veloz' masterpiece is based on an off-the-shelf Apple Mac Mini computer. Veloz stashed the system's electronics in a custom-painted metal box that looks like a Victorian cookie tin, adding a tiltable brass-trimmed LCD frame with a carved wood and marble base.

He made his own von Slatt-style keyboard and added a cool digital clock made from a Chinese box topped with flickering vacuum nixie tubes. The work of several months, Veloz finished the Mini steampunk system just in time to use it to display photos of him and his bride at their wedding reception.

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