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Raspberry Pi + Spotify Media Server, tape player as interface | Neural
Matt Brailsford used a modified old tape player as interface to this Raspberry Pi + Spotify Media Server, so listener can use the player (and the cassettes) as physical interface to the different playlists.
cassette  hacking  raspi  raspberrypi  to:twitter 
october 2014 by deusx
Mount / Unmount Android System images | My Cellar Door
There are many reasons for wanting to unpack Android’s system image. The most obvious is modifying it. System.img is in the end an ext4 loop file system (such as the Linux system image), that can be mounted, modified and repacked in order to be burned afterwards in an embedded system. Android’s system image can be obtained from the google factory images.
android  linux  hacking 
september 2014 by deusx
Unpack/repack ext4 Android system images « AndWise
This is for all who want to unpack and modify the original system.img that you can flash using recovery.
android  ext4  linux  hacking 
september 2014 by deusx
On Hacking MicroSD Cards « bunnie's blog
An Arduino, with its 8-bit 16 MHz microcontroller, will set you back around $20. A microSD card with several gigabytes of memory and a microcontroller with several times the performance could be purchased for a fraction of the price.
hacking  hardware  diy  to:fb  memory  security  hacks 
december 2013 by deusx
Updating and Tweaking your Firefox OS Developer Preview phone/Geeksphone ✩ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog
In this post we will cover some basic tips on how to keep your phone up to date and how to tweak the system Gaia applications.
gaia  firefoxos  mozilla  hacking  mobile 
october 2013 by deusx
Interlock Rochester | Rochester's Hackerspace / Makerspace » Blog Archive » Raspberry Pi-ing, MacGyver Style
Ok, so there’s no duct tape, toothpicks, or bubble gum involved, but I thought it’d be helpful to document a handy way to tinker with your Raspberry Pi, even when you’re almost completely lacking in the required external paraphernalia.
raspberrypi  hacking 
march 2013 by deusx
Pi Crust
I'm a breakout board for the Raspberry Pi. I make it easy to connect electronics.
raspberrypi  hardware  hacking 
march 2013 by deusx
Descriptive Camera
The Descriptive Camera works a lot like a regular camera—point it at subject and press the shutter button to capture the scene. However, instead of producing an image, this prototype outputs a text description of the scene. Modern digital cameras capture gobs of parsable metadata about photos such as the camera's settings, the location of the photo, the date, and time, but they don't output any information about the content of the photo. The Descriptive Camera only outputs the metadata about the content.
nifty  cameras  amazon  mturk  photography  hacking  to:fb 
april 2012 by deusx
Building a computer around a 6502 processor - Hack a Day
When it came time to try out some old-school computing [Quinn Dunki] grabbed a 6502 processor and got to work. For those that are unfamiliar, this is the first chip that was both powerful, affordable, and available to the hobby computing market back in the 1970′s. They were used in Apple computers, Commodore 64, and a slew of other hardware.
diy  6502  tech  hacking  nifty 
december 2011 by deusx
The Life of Kenneth: So You Want to Build Electronics
So here is a gigantic list of everything I would buy right now to replace my entire workshop if mine were to disappear. I'm going to try and separate it into some sort of reasonable order as far as importance, but the point is that you see all of this, and use it as inspiration to put together your own collection.
electronics  hacking  tinkering  wishlist 
june 2011 by deusx
Sensor tutorials - IR remote receiver/decoder tutorial
IR detectors are little microchips with a photocell that are tuned to listen to infrared light. They are almost always used for remote control detection - every TV and DVD player has one of these in the front to listen for the IR signal from the clicker. Inside the remote control is a matching IR LED, which emits IR pulses to tell the TV to turn on, off or change channels. IR light is not visible to the human eye, which means it takes a little more work to test a setup.
arduino  hacking  electronics  remote 
may 2011 by deusx
Hackers Don’t Tinker Because They Got Invited | Smarterware
"Because while we're all ranting about how closed the iPad will be, the jailbreak community is planning competitions to see who can crack it first. The sun isn't setting on tinkerers; their desire to crack things open intensifies when faced with something that's closed by design. The challenge is part of the appeal."
tinkerers  tinkering  apple  ipad  hacks  hacking  mobile  from delicious
january 2010 by deusx
Locus Online Perspectives: Cory Doctorow: Cheap Facts and the Plausible Premise
"These facts were a currency in my social circle. We'd trade them like baseball cards. I'd show you my payphone trick and you'd show me your gag for turning the cellophane on a cigarette pack into a smoke-ring machine. Social capital accrued to everyone who could show or explain something that gave you power and insight into the mysterious workings of the world."
ideas  invention  socialcurrency  tricks  hacking  scifi  diy  technology  culture 
july 2009 by deusx
MAKE: Blog: The Visible Hand
"The DIY mindset celebrated in this magazine must again become an essential life skill, rooted once again in necessity and practicality. Our future security lies in knowing what we’re capable of creating, and how we can adapt to change by being resourceful."
diy  make  creation  hacking  hacks 
november 2008 by deusx
How to successfully launch a social networking development platform. « You’ve gotta be kidding me
"I decided to jot down some observations and thoughts on launching successful social networking development platforms…"
socialsoftware  webdev  hacking  hackday 
january 2008 by deusx
Headius: Is Werewolf Killing the Conference Hackfest?
"They did not plant the seeds of the next great Ruby web framework. They did not advance the Ruby community. They played a game."
werewolf  ruby  hackfests  conferences  doom  hacking 
november 2007 by deusx
San Jose Mercury News - Geeking out: Young software developers resurrect Homebrew spirit
"Every sixth Saturday or so, dozens of young software developers flock to a small mansion somewhere in Silicon Valley to share technical tips, collaborate on the coding of pet projects, and knock back a few beers while debating the data-models underlying
shdh  hacking  superhappydevhouse  bayarea  nifty 
june 2007 by deusx
This document attempts to explain the inner workings of the graphics system used in "Metroid".
'This document attempts to explain the inner workings of the graphics system used in "Metroid".'
metroid  nintendo  nes  gaming  hacking  hacks  software 
december 2006 by deusx
World of Warcraft API - WoWWiki
"The World of Warcraft API is a set of functions, provided by Blizzard, that allow you to interact and modify the World of Warcraft game through the use of addons and macros."
wow  gaming  hacking  software 
april 2006 by deusx
SlugTerm - A Terminal for my Slug
Adding a head to the headless. Kinda crazy.
slug  nslu2  hardware  linux  hacking  linksys 
february 2006 by deusx
The Impact of Emerging Technologies: Losing the Right to Tinker?
"The new year could see new challenges to hardware reverse engineering."
tinkering  makers  hacking  hacks  hardware  gadgets 
december 2005 by deusx
TechFreaks v2
"Using code exploits in certain games, a user is able to load a phony gamesave that will boot into a Linux based operating system and allow a user to mod his Xbox... in under ten minutes."
xbox  hacks  hacking 
october 2005 by deusx
THE.SCENE
"NYU student Brian has a secret: He and his friends pirate hundreds of millions of dollars worth of illicit Hollywood movies in their spare time."
video  entertainment  documentary  filesharing  hackers  hacking  p2p  warez 
september 2005 by deusx
Official SmartXX forum | News | SmartXX meets Xbox360.
I know the one of the first things I want to do once I have an Xbox360 in arms reach is to fetch a screwdriver.
gaming  hacking  hacks  xbox  xbox360 
august 2005 by deusx
ITworld.com - The joy of taking stuff apart
"In 50 years time, when today's 12 year olds are writing their biographical sketches of how they got into electronics or mechanics or computing, how will they describe their childhood learning experiences?"
engineering  dev  programming  future  education  kids  hacking 
august 2005 by deusx
Blue Sky On Mars - Kevin Dangoor's Weblog - Blog Archive Return of the CueCat
"It looks like some of the remaining supply of CueCats has ended up at Surplus Computers. For just $7, you can get your very own bar code reader that was formerly free"
gadgets  hacking  cuecat  barcode 
august 2005 by deusx
Hoopty Rides: No User Serviceable Parts Inside
"The days of the Color TV tube tester at the drugstore are gone, but why give up control of what we buy?"
hacking  ownership  repair  hardware  hacks 
august 2005 by deusx
USB to TTL
"The cable contains a USB to serial converter chip and is terminated in a standard 0.1" pitch header. The serial data is at standard TTL levels allowing it to interface directly to the micro-processor of the intended application."
ipod  ipodlinux  linux  hacking  gadgets 
august 2005 by deusx
Serial Port - Linux on iPod
"The 3rd generation iPod introduced a new headphone and remote connector, this connector seen below carries both the audio data and remote control data to the iPod."
ipod  ipodlinux  linux  hacking  gadgets 
august 2005 by deusx
Building Userland - WikiPodLinux
"The output of this fairly lengthy process will be a romfs directory containing all the binaries ready to run on your iPod."
ipod  ipodlinux  linux  hacking  gadgets 
august 2005 by deusx
Kernel Building - Linux on iPod
"This short guide will take you through the procedure of building the uClinux kernel for an iPod."
ipod  ipodlinux  linux  hacking  gadgets 
august 2005 by deusx
Poweroff beta - Linux on iPod
"Well thanks to recent developments, iPodlinux and Podzilla is now able put your ipod into deep sleep."
ipodlinux  linux  ipod  dev  hacking  hacks  gadgets 
august 2005 by deusx
Installation from Linux - wikiPodLinux
"This section of the guide details how to install Linux on your iPod using a Linux based PC."
ipodlinux  ipod  linux  hacks  hacking  gadgets  dev 
august 2005 by deusx
Installation from Mac - WikiPodLinux
"This section of the guide details how to install Linux on your iPod using a Mac OSX based PC."
ipodlinux  linux  ipod  hacking  hacks  dev 
august 2005 by deusx
totse.com | Cracking the Universal Product Code
"Have you ever though of what fun you could have by altering that little set of black bars?"
upc  hacking  barcodes 
august 2005 by deusx
The Hidden Boot Code of the Xbox - Xbox-Linux
"A terribly wrong design and three bugs in the implementation opened three independent backdoors."
gaming  xbox  hacking  security 
august 2005 by deusx
macosxhints - Support the latest Real Player formats in MPlayer (CLI)
"I use MPlayer in the Terminal quite often to record Real-formatted streams."
realplayer  hacking  osx 
july 2005 by deusx
Nintendo DS Development Tutorial :: Template
"...Tim Schuerewegen released the driver and application necessary to allow anyone with a Nintendo DS, a GBA flash cart, and a supported wireless network card to load any homebrew demo/app on their DS."
nintendods  wireless  hacking 
april 2005 by deusx
Syngress Publishing - Apple I Replica Creation: Back to the Garage
Between this and the new Hacking Video Game Consoles book, I kinda want to get back into some old school hardware hacking
hacking  hardware  nifty 
february 2005 by deusx
MAKE: Blog: Photos from the EFF's "Build-In"!
"...using the open source MythTV from the KnoppMyth Linux distribution and the pcHDTV HD-3000 HD card, which will only be legal to buy up until July of 2005." That reminds me...
copyright  hacking  hardware  gadgets  entertainment  tv 
february 2005 by deusx
The Sound of iPod
You'll get my bootloader when you pry it out of my cold dead piezo speaker! Er, wait... damn! How did you know that was my weak spot?!
hacking  ipod  apple 
january 2005 by deusx
Lion's Den » The Coolness is Shortcircuiting my Brain
"I’m having difficulty sleeping; The coolness of ULI + XmlRpcFilteringPipe + Local Names is just too much for my little brain to handle."
hacking 
january 2005 by deusx
Help a Geek in need!
"On February 19th I was suspended from school for a computer infraction. Which was making an account on the network. I made this account so I could save my files so when the computer rebooted, it wouldn't erase them."
hacking  law 
april 2004 by deusx
Hack This (Please)
"There is a new breed of users out there, computer-literate consumers who don’t think twice about altering the look, feel and functionality of a product."
hacking 
march 2004 by deusx
net send * HEY!
Someday, somebody better hire this kid and pay him well
hacking  morons  school 
january 2004 by deusx

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