posts tagged: hack

how-to root the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 (ME70C / ME70 / K01A / ME7000C) (step-by-step instructions)

how-to root the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 (ME70C / ME70 / K01A / ME7000C) (step-by-step instructions)

there’s a plethora of cheap (~$50) refurbished ASUS MeMO Pad 7’s commonly available on sites like eBay, Woot, and DailySteals. however, i found a lot of out-of-date instructions for rooting and conflicting info due to different versions of the MeMO Pads. … continue reading  ⇨

wiring the Mobilinkd TNC & automatic on/off (Jeep tablet based APRS part 2)

wiring the Mobilinkd TNC & automatic on/off (Jeep tablet based APRS part 2)

in the last post about APRS i explained why i was interested, where the Mobilinkd bluetooth TNC fit in, and how to get the basic radio/TNC/tablet setup working.

as promised, i’m following up now that i’ve gotten everything in its final configuration for backcountry use. this post will cover installing the Mobilinkd in a vehicle … continue reading  ⇨

pimp my Jeep: integrated rear-screen projector for movies at camp

pimp my Jeep: integrated rear-screen projector for movies at camp

with a working Android tablet based carputer now in place (mp3car worklog here…), i turned to a completely superfluous project – a fully integrated rear-screen projection system for watching movies around camp. why? well why not! i do these type of projects simply because i enjoy fabricating and hacking on things. i do expect to use the system …

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just make something!

just make something!

the maker/DIY trend isn’t about Arduinos or 3D printers. it’s not about laser cutters and hackerspaces. it’s about creating instead of just consuming.

you don’t have to be an artist or a scientist. many makers/hackers have both strong left and right brain tendencies. you also don’t need to know how to write code or operate a …

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a complete guide to hacking your vehicle bus on the cheap & easy – part 2 (interpreting the data)

a complete guide to hacking your vehicle bus on the cheap & easy – part 2 (interpreting the data)

in part 1 of this series, i covered the basics for how to interface with a vehicle bus using an inexpensive USB or Bluetooth ELM327-based scan tool. in part 2 below, i’ll go over how to actually use that hardware interface to collect and analyze data with the intention of discovering how to interact with …

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