By Ryan Russell, Joe Grand
"If I had this publication 10 years in the past, the FBI may by no means have came across me!" -- Kevin Mitnick This publication has whatever for everyone---from the newbie hobbyist without electronics or coding adventure to the self-proclaimed "gadget geek." Take a typical piece of apparatus and switch it right into a own murals. construct upon an current concept to create anything greater. have a good time whereas voiding your guaranty! a number of the hacks during this booklet contain:
* Don't toss your iPod away while the battery dies! Don't pay Apple the $99 to switch it! set up a brand new iPod battery your self with no Apple's "help"
* An Apple an afternoon! adjust a regular Apple USB Mouse right into a gleaming flying saucers Mouse or construct a FireWire terabyte harddrive and customized case
* have you ever performed Atari this day? Create an arcade-style Atari 5200 paddle controller to your favourite unfashionable videogames or remodel the Atari 2600 joystick into person who can be utilized via left-handed players
* glossy video game platforms, too! Hack your PlayStation 2 in addition code from the reminiscence card or alter your PlayStation 2 for homebrew video game development
* Videophiles unite! layout, construct, and configure your individual home windows- or Linux-based domestic Theater PC
* trip the airwaves! regulate a instant PCMCIA NIC to incorporate an exterior antenna connector or load Linux onto your entry Point
* Stick it to the guy! eliminate the proprietary barcode encoding out of your CueCat and switch it right into a commonplace barcode reader
* Hack your Palm! improve the on hand RAM in your Palm m505 from 8MB to 16MB
Â· contains hacks of today's most well-liked gaming structures like Xbox and PS/2.
Â· Teaches readers to free up the total leisure power in their computer PC.
Â· Frees iMac proprietors to augment the positive aspects they love and do away with those they hate.