Archive for the ‘Hardware’ Category

Dave Veloz  created this stunning steam punk mod of a mac mini a screen and a typewriter-like keyboard. Link: http://steampunkworkshop.com/daveveloz.shtml


This is what a toaster has to look like. Seeing through the toasters wall gives you absolute control over the crispyness of your toast and therefore making you a toast-master.  Maybe not … because this bread-grilling beauty is just a concept design. The heat is supposed to be delivered by “heat glass walls”. And why not, […]


The so far unknown Samsung SGH-P520 is going to be a direct answer to Apples iPhone. Equipped with a touchscreen display and no keypad, it might successfully compete with the iPhone in functionality and the LG Prada in styles. The device features GSM/EDGE networks, a 2.3” QVGA-display, 50 MB of internal memory, a microSD slot, […]


Vespa fan Quang Nguyen can show the world what a real geek scooter should look like. His Vespa GTS250 got a nice touch-screen which is attached to an “embedded” Windows XP computer. But what’s a computer worth withouth a connection to the interweb? You got it, the Vespa sports Wifi as well as two nice […]


So here comes the latest incarnation of Apples all-in-one computer. Even slimmer, all brushed alluminium and nice specs. $1,199 20-inch, 1680 x 1050 LCD 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1GB RAM 250GB SATA 8x SuperDrive ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT   $1,499 20-inch, 1680 x 1050 LCD 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1GB […]


Security researcher and rootkit specialist Joanna Rutkowska has published the source-code of a completely rewritten “Blue Pill” virtualization rootkit. The rootkit takes advantage of so called hardware virtualized machines (HMVs) to shift Windows into a virtual machine without the OS’s permission or recognition of the fact. Currentl only AMD’s VT-x/Pacifica technology is supported to pull […]


German security researcher Lukas Grunwald claims to have successfully hacked the RFID chip in the new e-passports used by the United States. The former consultant on e-passports for the German parliament says he was able to crash two passport readers from different vendors by first cloning the embeded RFID chip (which is scary enough) and […]