By Barry Press

From the storage to the lounge, Geek condo presents hackers with 10 PC-based hacking tasks that aren't for the faint of middle! Taking the DIY mentality to an entire new point, this e-book teaches techies the right way to hack, customise, and adjust everything-from their sprinkler platforms to the temperature in their barbecues Adventurous readers will ceremonial dinner on such tasks as fitting a bar code stock approach for DVDs or CDs, changing RS232 to instant, scheduling recording from any tv in the home, and making a handheld remote control finder spouse site comprises the customized software program and resource code had to strength those geeky creations

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