Category Archives: Hacking/Modding

Mac SE Update

I just realized that I haven’t posted any updates on my Macintosh SE in over a year! I’ve made a few big strides since then and I’m really getting excited about it. Remember that RAM Issue I was having? Well, … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Kyocera KR2 With the CradlePoint MBR1000 Firmware

This is the first post in my quest to get my Kyocera KR2 running some more modern firmware. For those of you who don’t know, The CradlePoint MBR1000 3G/4G wireless router is essentially a rebranded Kyocera KR2 with different firmware … Continue reading

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The Peeks have arrived!

Update 3/29/12:¬†Peek’s OS has been open-sourced! The new dev site is here:¬†PeekLinux.com Well, I just received my casepack of 30 Peek devices (it was originally supposed to be 20…) and I have nothing to do with them. I’ll be hanging … Continue reading

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Peek Linux With GSM Support

The Peek is a mobile device that uses a GSM radio to get your email and display it. Basically, it’s a single-purpose email device. A month or two ago, I bought a Peek on eBay for $22. I thought it … Continue reading

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Vimeo Free Music Exploit

Well, calling this an “exploit” is really stretching the truth a bit– all I did was poke around in Chrome’s Developer Tools. Basically, to download any track for free, all you have to do is go to http://vimeo.com/musicstore/preview?id=###### and put … Continue reading

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My New Old Macintosh SE

Today, I got a free Macintosh SE! It’s pretty awesome. Unfortunately, it’s giving me a RAM error, so I’ll have to swap out the modules. I’m going to try to fix it to the best of my ability because to … Continue reading

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Sprint Airave Teardown

Got my hands on a Sprint Airave (full model number SPDSC26UCS) in the hopes of being able to hack it, but the FPGA ended up being an Altera HardCopy II chip, which is basically an FPGA that is hard-coded to … Continue reading

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DIY Nikon D5100 GPS

Recently, I bought a Nikon D5100. It is the best camera I have ever owned. EVER. You have no idea how happy I am with my purchase of it (and I should be happy with it–at $840, it’s nowhere near … Continue reading

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CD/Cassette/Radio Hack

Today, I hacked a multi-function audio player (commonly known as a “boom box”) to add an external audio input. This hack isn’t really done yet (I still have to solder everything up, drill a hole, add the 1/8″ jack, etc.), … Continue reading

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An actual technological endeavor!

Yesterday, while dropping off my broken dishwasher at my local appliance outlet to be disposed of (the 10-year-old one broke and I was getting a new one there), I noticed an old RPTV next to all the old junk. Score! … Continue reading

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