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How To: Hack Your Neighbor with a Post-It Note, Part 1 (Performing Recon)

Using just a small sticky note, we can trigger a chain of events that ultimately results in complete access to someone's entire digital and personal …

Kali Linux on the Raspberry Pi

IntroductionRaspbian is the main operating system for the Raspberry Pi, but there are quite a few alternatives. Raspbian is based on Debian Linux and …

Raspberry Pi

This $200 ring is the first activity tracker I actually want to wear all day, every day

When I got back, I checked my phone to find out my distance, calories burned, minutes active, and heart rate.<p>"You ran 23 active minutes," my phone displayed across the screen. "Only 20 active minutes left today."<p>This was possible thanks to the Motiv ring, a small metal band that fits on the third …

Fitness Technology

Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity

Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to “summoning the demon,” and has warned time and time again that the technology poses an existential risk to humanity. At a gathering of US governors this weekend, he repeated these …

How to Setup a Raspberry Pi Nextcloud Server

For this project, we will be showing you how to setup and configure a Raspberry Pi NextCloud Server, this can act as your own personal <i>“cloud”</i> storage …

Raspberry Pi: Hands on with SuSE and openSuSE Linux

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), openSuSE Leap 42.2, and openSuSE Tumbleweed are all now available for the Raspberry Pi 3. I'm giving each of …

IOT Irrigation Controller

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi 2 Model B<p>Actually we are using a Pi 3<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from ModMyPi<br>• Buy from …

Microcontroller

How to Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Cheap Plex Player with RasPlex

If you’re looking for a robust little Plex client for your HDTV, RasPlex offers a polished experience with snappy playback that’s always on, stable, …

DJI Launches the New Phantom 4 Pro with Mighty Upgrades

Whenever DJI has something to say, the technology world listens. The Chinese drone-maker recently unveiled the new Phantom 4 Pro, the latest …

Drones

PiLapseRails: Making a motorized time-lapse slider using RaspberryPi

• Remembers settings across sessions (after you restart)<br>• Configure rail length (will limit the movement accordingly)<br>• Shots/time/inteval estimation & …

Want to Get Started in Super 8mm Filmmaking? Watch This

Super 8 filmmaking, much like film in general, is enjoying something of a renaissance these days.<p>As Kodak’s President of Motion Picture Film Steve …

Filmmaking

Smartphone users are becoming more aware of security features

As more personal business is conducted through smartphone devices, more users are implementing security measures for their devices, according to a recent survey by Harris Poll and commissioned by the CTIA.<p>The survey was a part of the company's ongoing efforts to boost user education on the pitfalls …

Siri’s creators say they’ve made something better that will take care of everything for you

SAN JOSE — In an ordinary conference room in this city of start-ups, a group of engineers sat down to order pizza in an entirely new way.<p>“Get me a pizza from Pizz’a Chicago near my office,” one of the engineers said into his smartphone. It was their first real test of Viv, the …

Artificial Intelligence

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

How to Remove a Word You Added to the Dictionary on Mac OS X

Most Mac applications use the operating system’s spell check feature, and share the same personal dictionary. So if you add a custom word to your …

Turn your old Raspberry Pi into an automatic backup server

Put your old Raspberry Pi to work as an automatic backup server with rdiff-backup.

Linux

New Flightradar24 Receivers Activated in February 2016

We activated over 200 new receivers in February, expanding coverage in China, Australia, Russia, and the United States. Our newly activated receivers …

Using your new Raspberry Pi 3 as a WiFi access point with hostapd

There's a new Raspberry Pi. This is exciting. It also has on-board WiFi. This makes it doubly exciting!<p>One of my first thoughts was, can I use it as …

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Add a battery pack to your Raspberry Pi

<b>Your Raspberry Pi’s mobility is usually restricted by the length of the power lead.</b> Rather than limiting it to your desk or living room, however, you …

Raspberry Pi

Building a Home Automation System with OpenHAB to Control LEDs Wirelessly

Using the open source software OpenHAB, we’ll be building a Raspberry Pi touchscreen command center that can interface with over 150 different “smart home” products, and provide an interface for control and task scheduling. Instead of using an existing product though, we’ll build our own WiFi …

Use Raspberry Pi to Measure Broadband Speeds to Hold Your ISP Accountable

If there’s one thing that’s the same about everyone’s broadband connection, it’s that it’s slow. Usually slower than it was advertised to be when you got it. But slow isn’t as irritating as sporadic, when you get constant drops and outages in your internet connection, it can drive you to …