Archive for August, 2010 | Monthly archive page

Probability microcips

The electrical signals inside Lyric’s chips represent probabilities, instead of 1s and 0s. While the transistors of conventional chips are arranged into components called digital NAND gates, which can be used to implement all possible digital logic functions, those in a probability processor make building blocks known as Bayesian NAND gates. Bayesian probability is a […]

iPhone SPY Data Recovery Stick

The iPhone Spy Data Recovery Stick is the ultimate recovery tool for anyone who wants to capture deleted information from any iPhone (running iOS to 3.x). The iPhone Spy Data Recovery Stick makes it easy to recover deleted text messages, contacts, call and web history, as well as photos, voice memos and calendar appointments — […]

Haystack: masks Iranian activist traffic as being innocuous

Haystack. The anti-censorship software is built on a sophisticated mathematical formula that conceals someone’s real online destinations inside a stream of innocuous traffic. You may be browsing an opposition Web site, but to the censors it will appear you are visiting, say, weather.com. Heap tends to hide users in content that is popular in Tehran, […]

Reset Windows 7 passwords

Using the method you can use the sticky keys and a repair disk to reset your password. There’s also a link to using an Ubuntu CD to reset the password. Hack the Sticky Keys Feature to Reset a Forgotten Windows Password.

Haptic feedback by electrically charging a transparent film

These “E-Sense” films developed by Senseg and Toshiba can be placed anywhere, including on a touchscreen and by charging the area the finger is on differently, you can create different sensations, such as wood, stone, unevenness, etc. This is called electrotactile feedback. Electrotactile Arrays for Texture and Pressure Feedback During Robotic Teleoperation | Hizook.

32 Tablets, Slates, Pads, and More

A good list of what’s available or will be and how much it costs as well as links to reviews. What does the iPad have to face? iPadversaries! 32 Tablets, Slates, Pads, and More.

Take.fm

This is a bittorrent site with a penchant for movies and a very nice indexing system

Wikileaks Afghan data visualised

The visualising data blog has a few interesting graphs of how the wikileaks data shows the war in Afghanistan is spreading and getting progressively worse. They’ve also used data analysis to show that the data isn’t faked. Visualising the wikileaks war logs using tableau public Wikileaks War Logs: A triumph in ‘data journalism’?.

PhoneAble

PhoneAble takes your iPhone library key and applies it to any number of other iTunes installations, allowing you to manage your music on whatever computer you happen to be at. via MemeCode – PhoneAble.

Flash on iPhone 4 and iPad

1. Open Cydia > Manage > Sources 2. Edit source and add http://repo.benm.at 3. Search Frash and install it. NB. it’s still very very beta… via The Easier Way to Install Flash on iPhone 4 and iPad.

Having the US take European fingerprints on entry now costs $14,-

Not only do you get to feel like a criminal upon entering the US, but your private information is also shared with other governmental agencies for no apparent reason. And if you come from the EU, you get to pay for the privelige on entry too. VS belast verplicht afgeven Nederlandse privédata | Webwereld.

MakerScanner – open source 3d scanning

This system uses a laser and a webcam to scan an item, which can then be printed with the cheap Markerbot 3D printer, or other printers. MakerScanner – open source 3d scanning.

Apple Mines App Store Submissions For Patent Ideas

This is pretty clear: Apple has submitted a patent using a picture that looks exactly like an app which has been in the app store for a few years. Bastards. Slashdot Apple Story | Apple Mines App Store Submissions For Patent Ideas.

Most detailed brain connection map by IBM

IBM has published the most detailed map of a macaque brain ever, with 6602 of it’s pathways in 383 regions of the brain. Besides being pretty it’s very interesting

Feds admit storing checkpoint body scan images

Well, there’s a surprise: airport full body scanners not only get peeked at by their collegues and turn into full colour pictures when you put a negative filter on them in photoshop, but they’ve been storing the images for ages. For the last few years, federal agencies have defended body scanning by insisting that all […]

MouseFIGHTER – keyboard mousing

This works on laptops and is very customisable. MouseFIGHTER – mouse free PC !.

OpenAppMkt – an alternative for the Apple App Store

To get apps outside of the app store mafia, you had to jailbreak and install Cydia. Now you can use this. This will allow web based apps. Only for Iphone for now, but hoping to expand to other devices. OpenAppMkt.

NL Justice wants censorship without judges

Which basically means that the arm of the law becomes the arbiter of the law, instead of just carrying out the aims of the law. As this concerns freedom of speech and expression, these decisions need to be made by judges. Hosters furieus over ‘censuurplan’ Justitie | Webwereld.

iphone unlock available

Ultrasn0w has been updated to work for IOS4 and the new basebands for both the 3G/3GS and Iphone4 Dev-Team Blog.

iPhone & iTouch Jailbreak / Unlock Matrix

This shows which devices can be jailbroken by what software and links to a tutorial. Very friendly. iPhone & iTouch Jailbreak / Unlock Matrix | jailbreakmatrix.com.

IOS 4.0.1 jailbroken

All you do after the update is surf to the site and make it run JailbreakMe 2.0.

 
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