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Stealth Cell Tower
"Stealth Cell Tower is an antagonistic GSM base station in the form of an innocuous office printer. It brings the covert design practice of disguising cellular infrastructure as other things - like trees and lamp-posts - indoors, while mimicking technology used by police and intelligence agencies to surveil mobile phone users." Very good, Julian Oliver.
criticalengineering  art  gsm  surveillance  privacy 
november 2016 by infovore
Adafruit FONA - Mini Cellular GSM Breakout - SMA Version [v1] ID: 1963 - $44.95 : Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits
$45, all in one cellular phone module - will do data, albeit over 2G. Still: iiiinteresting. But I imagine hard to get to the UK, because of certification. Sigh.
electronics  gsm  radio  adafruit 
january 2015 by infovore
Thoughts: 1992: Nokia's first GSM handset
"Fifteen years ago, Nokia launched its first GSM handset, the Nokia 1011, the model number coming from the launch date: 10 November 1992."
phone  mobile  mobilephone  cellphone  gsm  nokia  hardware  electronics  history 
november 2007 by infovore

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