Technology

A collection of posts about technology in all its glory. Interesting developments, its uses and anything else.

Hacking a Davis Wireless Vantage Pro 2 Weather Station: Part 2 - the basic hardware

Part 2 deals with the basic hardware you need to hack the Davis VP2 ISS by intercepting the radio signals and shows the basic premise works.

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Jamie Whitehorn

Hacking a Davis Wireless Vantage Pro 2 Weather Station: Part 1 - the theory

Part 1 discusses the Davis Vantage Pro 2 Weather sStation and the theory of a possible way to hack it and enhance its functionality.

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Jamie Whitehorn

A jewel in the UK technology crown is being sold.

It's been confirmed today that the UK technology firm ARM Holdings is to be bought by Japan's Softbank for £24bn ($32bn). That they offered

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Jamie Whitehorn

The Paperless Dream - Or how to live at home without paper

A tale of DEVONthink and the Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i for PC/MAC A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.... People discovered the home com

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Jamie Whitehorn

Blink and you'll miss it - the leap second

Something special is going to happen tonight that is quite rare and most people won't even notice. We're getting an extra second. Today the

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Jamie Whitehorn

Apple App Store & 'No, you can't.'

In case you hadn't realised it the point of this post is that you can't. Can't what? Well there are many things you can't do. Avoid income t

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Jamie Whitehorn

A new lease of life for old school IR technology?

A snippet article in today's Metro caught my eye this morning. It was about a "new" technology using LEDs to provide a Wi-Fi like

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Jamie Whitehorn

Why doesn't technology get easier? :/

I'm deep in the throws of trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 2 as an image viewer for our file server. The problem is our file server, like mos

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Jamie Whitehorn

Fingerprint locking your phone IS a useful security

Security is about making things difficult to steal, not impossible. If someone is really determined to get hold of something, they'll do it.

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Jamie Whitehorn