Category: Hardware


Via Seriellem-D-Sub-9-poligen Anschluss: kann man bei vielen Geräten einen Terminal-Bildschirm-Output bekommen. D.h. man bekommt ASCII-Zeichen ausgegeben und kann mit dem Gerät interagieren, als wäre man via SSH oder TELNET eingewählt. Serielle Kabel, Nullmodem, LapLink usw. Oft müssen auch Daten zwischen […]

OffGrid Solar Powered Workstation (Open Source Hardware)

This article is about finding out: What low-power PC with decent performance is best suitable for solar-powered (12v would be nice) Off-Grid-computing while respecting your privacy in an FSF-kind? i have to admit… i am still in the progress… no […]


list all installed wifi and lan network cards lspci -knn|grep -EiA2 net; 00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel Corporation 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection [8086:10ea] (rev 06)     Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:2153]     Kernel driver in use: e1000e — 03:00.0 […]


UPDATE! -> If you do not need big Antennas (or willing to solder them on yourself): What about using a AVM Fritz Stick with free (OpenSource) drivers? ONLY DRAWBACK: The Adapter is rather large… so it occupies 2x USB ports […]


😀 i love the sarcasm and Australian accent 😀 makes such a boring task like choosing a proper digital meter more fun. take the Benning 1-3 which is about 100€ If you need a clamp (inductive meassuring, without direct […]


„Bei Lithium-Ionen-Akkumulatoren führt eine Tiefentladung auf unter 2,4 V zu irreversibler Schädigung und zu Kapazitätsverlust. Sinkt die Spannung einer Zelle auf unter 1,5 V, sollte sie nicht mehr verwendet werden. Es ist sehr wahrscheinlich, dass sich Kupferbrücken ausgebildet haben, welche dann zu […]


in short: i5 is around +33% faster than i3. according to amazon i5 is 200% the price of the i3… so i really wonder if this is worth it. (the benchmark was from hardinfo, a quick one) less seconds per benchmark […]


Did you know that facebook is building its „own“ servers? Facebook Saved Over A Billion Dollars By Building Open Sourced Servers   Hacking Conventional Computing Infrastructure We started a project at Facebook over two years ago with a pretty […]


SAS is the successor to SCSI, while SATA is the successor of Parallel-IDE-ATA. Source: Everyone says SAS is more „business“… just as SCSI was. I have got 2x QNAPs (raid5) and 1x SERVER (raid10) running on enterprise SATA harddisks. Without hardware-related […]


Source: „RAID 5 is seriously affected by the general trends regarding array rebuild time and chance of failure during rebuild.[56] In August 2012, Dell posted an advisory against the use of RAID 5 in any configuration and of RAID 50 with „Class […]


here you can download the opera mobile emulator emulating for osx, windows and linux numerous mobile devices like the nokia n800:  thanks to some spanish speaking guys it’s also possible to have a spanish android version in virtualbox: […]


it’s called catzilla 😀 to jump directly to the right position in the video click here: this video is 2 hour long demo after demo how 3d grafix have evolved over the last 10 years.


After drone-wars… is the Terminator on it’s way? i just hope mankind is stupid enough to not be able to build a proper artificial human. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the […]