Category: Hardware

Various posts related to hardware

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iPhone 3.0 and bluetooth

One of the most significant disadvantages of iPhone’s iPod part for a long time remained the lack of possibility to stream audio via bluetooth. iPhone OS 3.0 fixes this problem. So is it really fixed? Find out more.

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Posted in Hardware Linux

Solving libopenocd.so: undefined reference to `FT_GetLatencyTimer’ problem during openocd compilation

If you dare to build OpenOCD from svn trunk and lucky to have a USB JTAG adapter there is a good chance you will see something like /bin/sh ../libtool –tag=CC –mode=link gcc -std=gnu99 -g -O2 -I/root/Distr/ftd2/libftd2xx0.4.16 -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wformat-security -Wextra -Wno-unused-parameter -Wbad-function-cast -Wcast-align -Wredundant-decls -Werror -o openocd main.o libopenocd.la -ldl…

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Posted in Hardware How To

Fixing Samsung SPF-83V left/right buttons

I like this photo frame alot! Samsung SPF-83V not only does have excellent 800×600 resolution, but it also supports content retrieval from other computers and directly from the Internet RSS channels via WiFi. Of course it is not perfect, it is not the easiest photo frame to set up, all…

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Posted in Hardware How To Linux Software

Consolidating All Media Files With Archos 605 and Linux Media Server

Many people are dreaming about consolidating all media files (video, music, pictures etc) in a single place. For some it is a huge full of DVDs, CDs and photos. Others buy hardware media servers and store all files in them. I chose a solution based on Archos 605 WiFi and…

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Archos 605 WiFi Review

Couple days ago I became happy owner of Archos 605. Here is a short review of this wonderful/horrible device and explanation why most people won’t like it.

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Posted in Hardware Linux Software Tools Web

MineStream Defender – the ultimate network security device

Last 12 months I was working on an interesting device that provides the network security features many companies and families are dreaming about. You probably already have heard about different threats out there like internet predators, viruses, spyware, dangerous websites, confidential information leaking from your business and others. Also you…

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A typical wireless camera. Let’s take a look inside and get amazed.

Here is a typical wireless video camera you can find on ebay and also available from many other e-stores. What do you think about it? Pretty cool – for just $30-50 you can buy ability to see all uninvited intruders crawling towards your house in the night darkness. However before…

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Posted in Hardware How To

How to make an “incompatible” MiniSD card work with Motorola RAZR V3/V3T

A year+ ago I’ve got my Motorola RAZR V3T (free with 2-year subscription from T-Mobile). Almost immediately I ordered 1Gb card that would fit more information and music. Of course I chose the cheapest one. At the moment the best offer was 1Gb Kingston card. Unfortunately when I inserted the…

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Posted in Hardware How To Linux Robotics

How to take apart a Linksys WRT54G router

Linksys WRT54G router and similar are very famous because of great modifications potential hidden in the device. For some purposes you may want to add a serial port to the router. You may need that for development purposes or to turn the router into a robot for instance. This post…

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