Hardware Hacks

Cisco Aironet Developer Platform

Cisco Aironet Developer Platform A few months ago I had heard about a solution Cisco was working on to provide developers access to the modular interface on the AP3800. Cisco, for awhile, has had some sort of modularity in their high end AP but it was reserved for future standards or Cisco specific solutions. The…

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New Digital Picture Frame

[thumb:1933:l] Awhile back I turned one of my old laptops into a picture frame PC based off of WinXP, that didn’t last too long! The drive crashed about 4 months ago and I finally got around to redoing the entire setup. The old frame was made out of some wood trim and didn’t look that…

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Cisco 7960 Backlight Mod

Cisco makes some great VoIP products but yet they seem to leave out some of the most important features. Only one of their VoIP phones comes with a backlit screen: the 7970. Now as much as I would love to have that phone (it comes with a color touchscreen for web applications on the phone)…

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Linksys WRT54G “BlackBox”

[thumb:1850:l] So I finally got around to installing OpenWRT on my spare Linksys WRT54G access point. During the install I also took the time to mod it to include a SD memory stick slot, builtin GPS, and dual serial ports. The access point is now a Kismet server that when turned on mounts the SD…

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