Browsing All posts tagged under »wifi«

Installed Debian on Acer Aspire One 522 netbook

March 1, 2015


My mother has an Acer Aspire One 522 netbook (as for the post title) and used it to surf the net and play some Facebook games… until it fell hard while it was on, and it wouldn’t boot any more: it would get stuck on the boot screen where you can tap F2 to enter […]

TED talk on everyday cybercrime

September 17, 2013


The following talk by James Lyne is an interesting wake-up call. It’s a video that technology enthusiasts could share with anyone even if they’re not familiar with computer science. James executes, in real time, two practical examples of hacking, and also shows what data and statistics can be collected by scanning a room full of […]

Features of the new Arduino YÚN

September 2, 2013


Arduino YÚN is a new product in the Arduino family. It’s a board with the same form factor as the typical Arduino, but contains an application processor running Linux, and modern flexible connectivities such as Ethernet, WiFi and USB. Here’s an introductory video from the creators: The Arduino YÚN features are described in a blog post in the official […]

WhatsApp is broken, really broken | fileperms

September 19, 2012


WhatsApp is broken, really broken | fileperms. This article explains in details many security problems of WhatsApp, the widely used instant messaging application. To summarize: The mobile number is sent in plain text over the network The username of the account is the mobile number The password can be derived either from the MAC address […]

Arduino Blog » The Arduino Wifi Shield is now available

August 25, 2012


The Arduino WiFi Shield is a new tool from Arduino guys. They decided to create a shield with many features, and it costs more than the other shields (more than twice than the Ethernet shield). The reason why they made this shield so complex is to have the possibility to use it alone, without an […]

Controlling my PC from an Android phone

January 11, 2011


I’m trying some solutions to control my Ubuntu PC and Vista laptop with my new Samsung Galaxy S that is currently running Android 2.2. The QR codes on this page can be used by Android devices (for example with the Goggles) to go directly to the market page of the application. I tried the following […]