Category Archives: hacks

DEFCON 22: WarKitteh – cat on the warprowl

Why do the wardriving yourself when your cat can do it for you? Gene Bransfield gave this presentation at the recent DEFCON 22 conference, describing his efforts to use domestic pets wearing WiFi sniffer/GPS logging gear to essentially warprowl for … Read more

Beach Buddy, a 3-in-1 solar phone charger, boombox, and sunburn timer calculator

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An all-in-one, water and sand resistant, solar charger, audio speaker system, and sunburn timer calculator by starwisher.  Check out the project’s instructables page here: This Instructable harnesses the power of Arduino, a UV sensor, and simple mathematics to make one nifty … Read more

Hand powered USB charger from hacked IKEA flashlight

Werner sends this handy hack he found at IKEAHackers. Giovanni Gentile devised this simple hack which mods an IKEA Ljusa hand powered flashlight into a USB charger. “The procedure was simple, it was enough to eliminate some resistors and use … Read more