Tag: Hardware

  • A2DP aka Stereo Bluetooth on Mac OS X: finally an easy and quality solution

    I’ve bough myself a Sony SRS-BTM30 (nice little speakers with built-in bluetooth stereo receiver) thinking Apple, as it boasts bluetooth on all their peripherals, would obviously support this (MS already does for a long time). I was of course very very wrong. There are several forums and threads with half-baked solutions mostly around the a2dpcast […]

  • Simple remedy for a big problem: how to disable the RFID on your passport

    Sooner or later if you live in a country with the visa-waiver program with the US (i.e. most EU countries and a few more) your passport will be issued with a always-on radio frequency identification chips, making it easy for officials – and hackers – to grab your personal stats. Getting paranoid about strangers slurping […]

  • Turning a camera phone with bluetooth into a mouse (HID for you and me)

    What a great idea! Turning a camera phone into a bluetooth mouse using a Java application! At the moment it uses Nokia software suite to transfer data, ideally it should use the standard bluetooth HiD spec which he says he’s developing. Brilliant!

  • GNU Radio: hacking the last frontier

    Imagine a combination of hardware and software that could receive and transmit at any frequency. Imagine you could have an FM radio that turns into a GPS receiver that turns into a RFID reader. Or a Radar. Or a Digital TV Receiver. Or a mobile phone. Or a Wi-Fi scanner. All at the click of […]

  • ID tags

    Recent discoveries and techonogies are pointing in the direction of mass use of micro ID tags.The RFID tags (Radion Frequency ID) could be as small as a grain of rice and placed just about anywhere. The prediction: I forsee a future where all our consumables (cd’s, books, computers, magazines, tabacco, deodorants, toothpaste, etc…) will have […]