The NoIR RaspCamera

Today, let’s have an Inglorious Hack . Indeed , I recently bought the NoIR camera for Raspberry Pi, a sensor able to see infrared. The issue : how to take nice pictures with the Raspberry Pi plugged into my office? This is where the NoIR RaspCamera project begins …

How to create a fake fingerprint, iPhone 5S Touch ID compatible

Since the release of the iPhone 5s, I wanted to test something: try to bypass the fingerprint reader Touch ID of the device. German hackers have done it before me (and better), but I still wanted to try.

Don’t trust geolocation !

Have you ever used the location on your computer? I bet you have : Mac OS X have been integrating Core Location since Snow Leopard and OS X Mavericks will integrate Maps. On Google Maps, a small button can be used to get located directly on a map, and it usually works pretty well. But de you have an idea of ​​how it works and do you know it’s pretty easy to completely distort this location?
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A Thunderbolt GPU on a Mac : How-to

Today, a tutorial: how to use a Thunderbolt graphic card on Mac. This is the holy grail for some: it is possible to use a Thunderbolt graphic card on a Mac. This is not easy and there are a few issues, but it works pretty well.

Brute force attack against restrictions code is possible on iOS

Working on a hack for the blog, I found a security flaw on iOS that allows you to brute force attack the code used for restrictions, despite Apple’s protections. Let me explain.

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Note : iOS 7 correct the flaw.

Lightning adapter to HDMI : a real quality issue

Panic spots an issue : the Lightning adapter to HDMI has quality concerns. Indeed, the adapter does not send a raw image on the screen, and the output is limited to 1600 x 900 instead of 1080p (with an upscale, for instance).

Installing USB 3.0 on a Mac Pro or a Mac Book Pro

It is possible to install a 3.0 USB card on a Mac Pro or MacBook Pro, and to make it directly recognized by Mac OS X.


Create a Fusion Drive with command line

Good news, OS X 10.8.2 tolerates Fusion Drive and it is possible to create manually a Fusion Drive.


Thunderbolt and Mini DisplayPort : differences and compatibility

As this issue os often misunderstood, I will expose the difference ( and also similarities ) between Thunderbolt and Mini DisplayPort.


An external GPU under Mac OS X : three screens on a MacBook Pro

An external graphic card on a Mac? Some dream of. Others do. An American company has indeed boxes that can contain an ExpressCard card or any PCI-Express card.