Archive for October, 2007

How-To: Introduction to soldering

Friday, October 26th, 2007

How-To: Introduction to soldering Our first how-to is up at Hack-A-Day. It even got a comment by legendary electronics hobbiest Forrest Mims.

Google Declares Jihad On Blog Link Farms

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Google Declares Jihad On Blog Link Farms RobotSkirts now has the same rank as Engadget. Hack-A-Day actually ranks higher. I’m sure the Blogsmith team can get this fixed.

Little Snitch 2 Beta8: Taking it to a Whole New Level

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Little Snitch 2 Beta8: Taking it to a Whole New Level Great for monitoring connections.

ToorCon 9

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Pico FPGA
I’m back in Vegas after spending last weekend in San Diego for TooCon 9. ToorCon has been my favorite yearly hacker conference. It’s never too crowded and the people you meet are great. I’m finally feeling like I fit in. You can see the talks I covered over at Hack-A-Day. I still need to write up the whole experience. I also need to cover bunnie and Christopher Tarnovsky’s silicon hacking workshop. I’m using the portrait Matt Westervelt shot as my new bio pic. (more…)

Gmail gets IMAP

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Gmail gets IMAP It’s about time.

Philips and citizenM build a modular high-tech hotel – Engadget

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Philips and citizenM build a modular high-tech hotel Looks like it might be container based. “Hello front desk? I’m trapped in the toilet cylinder.”

YouTube – OiNK Website Shutdown

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

YouTube – OiNK Website Shutdown Statements made by the police commissioner are dead wrong. [via Waxy]

Which PS3 to Buy?

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Which PS3 to Buy? Nice chart of the differences between models.

I will keep my Mac safe from other users

Friday, October 19th, 2007

I will keep my Mac safe from other users Good tips [via Schneier]

Kyocera announces KR2 EV-DO router

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Kyocera announces KR2 EV-DO router The fail over is a very nice touch. I’ll probably pick one up for the house.