Archive for November, 2011 | Monthly archive page

Carrier IQ logs keystrokes and SMSses on millions of phones worldwide

Researcher’s Video Shows Secret Software on Millions of Phones Logging Everything | Threat Level | Wired.com.

Jetlev R200 – $100,000 water powered jetpack

For only $100,000 you get a jetpack which pumps water in through a hose via an engine and then out again with such ferocity that it lets you fly up to 30 ft for 4 hours at 25 mph. :: Jetlev R200 ::.

DIY Hobbit house for GBP 3K + 2K hours work

A Low Impact Woodland Home.

How to make Rum Caviar

Rum Caviar tutorial : Mix That Drink.

Detect and identify people through walls and in crowds by their heartbeat

Follow Your Heart: Darpa’s Quest to Find You by Your Heartbeat | Danger Room | Wired.com.

Heston Blumenthal’s Christmas recipes for home

Heston Blumenthal’s Christmas recipes: From turkey to crisp potatoes | Mail Online.

Heston Blumenthal’s Perfect Christmas

Without a doubt the ultimate perfect and crazily expensive Christmas dinner, by the chef of the Fat Duck. Heston Blumenthal’s Perfect Christmas.

Sim-based NFC solution for GSM being adopted widely

Mobile NFC Gains Momentum as Operators Worldwide Pledge Support for SIM-based Solution ~ GSM World.

eBlaster – set android to alarm when leaving or entering virtual fences

Set up virtual fences around key locations, such as malls, parks, beaches, movie theaters, sports facilities, work locations … and be notified when children or employees enter or leave these important places. via SpectorSoft – eBlaster | mobile for Android. It can do a lot more scary stuff as well, such as transmitting SMS / […]

OpenedFilesView – View opened/locked files in your system (sharing violation issues)

OpenedFilesView displays the list of all opened files on your system. For each opened file, additional information is displayed: handle value, read/write/delete access, file position, the process that opened the file, and more… Optionally, you can also close one or more opened files, or close the process that opened these files. via OpenedFilesView – View […]

Farmville maker to employees: Give back our stock or you’ll be fired

That’s a pretty crass threat and bizarre that a US company can do this! Zynga to employees: Give back our stock or you’ll be fired | The Digital Home – CNET News.

Nanotube strands of a real ‘invisibility cloak’ created

By heating carbon nanotubes a Texas scientist has created a small invisibility cloak. Texas scientist Ali Aliev makes strands of a real ‘invisibility cloak’ | Mail Online.

Page Speed – optimise web loading times

Page Speed is an open-source project started at Google to help developers optimize their web pages by applying web performance best practices. Page Speed started as an open-source browser extension, and is now deployed in third-party products such as Webpagetest.org, Show Slow and Google Webmaster Tools via Page Speed Home.

Adobe Kills mobile browser Flash, goes for Adobe AIR apps

Exclusive: Adobe ceases development on mobile browser Flash, refocuses efforts on HTML5 (UPDATED) | ZDNet.

The evolution of deceit

Why do we lie? Robert Trivers has written a book “The Folly of Fools” that covers deception from an evolutionary standpoint. The evolution of deceit – Salon.com.

Font face for dyslectics

Using a variety of techniques, a fontface has been designed that makes it much easier for dyslectics to read texts. studiostudio, dyslexie lettertype, project dyslexia, dyslexie, lettertype dyslexie, project dyslexie.

sqlmap: automatic SQL injection and database takeover tool

sqlmap is an open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting SQL injection flaws and taking over of database servers. It comes with a powerful detection engine, many niche features for the ultimate penetration tester and a broad range of switches lasting from database fingerprinting, over data fetching from the […]

Varnish Cache makes websites fly!

Varnish Cache is an open source, state of the art web application accelerator. You install it on your web server and it makes your website fly. via Varnish Community | Varnish makes websites fly!.

HDMI Output to Composite / RCA S-Video Converter

HDMI Output to Composite / S-Video Converter: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics.

The One Best Way to run

This running technique has helped people become the fastest runners in the world and gets rid of injuries. It’s based on landing on the balls of your feet, not heels. The Once and Future Way to Run – NYTimes.com.

Safeways Plastic bones generated for only GBP 77

These are useful for surgeons who need to operate and see beforehand what they will need to do. The current cost is in the thousands of pounds for a single model. Using NL company safeways as a printer slashes the costs significantly. BBC News – Plastic bones could save the NHS thousands of pounds.

MechWarrior Online

Coming next year, it will be PC only and free to play. MechWarrior Online | Game.

Ubuntu Linux heads to smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs.

If anyone can take on IOS and Android, Mark Shuttleworth should be able to, given his success with Ubuntu on the desktop. Ubuntu Linux heads to smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs. | ZDNet.

 
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