WTF – Welcoming The Future!

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App screenshot saying it is now updating the firmware of Liz's bed.

My wife wasn’t allowed to go for a post-lunch nap yesterday. Our smarthome wouldn’t let her… OK! OK! It wasn’t as bad as all that. I built an Internet-connected electric blanket so I can yell at the Alexa to pre-warm the bed. One of the IoT switches needed a firmware update. All over and done…

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Telnet and Root on the Sercomm iCamera2

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A web browser displaying the message "Open Telnet Daemon successfully!"

tldr; URL http://[IP]/adm/file.cgi?todo=inject_telnetd Telnet username root Telnet password Aq0+0009 History Four years ago to the day, I wrote an exposé of the hideous security failings of Sercomm IP Cameras. The blog has since attracked 200 comments – as people try to unlock their cameras, and find out what flaws they have. Despite my best efforts…

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The 511EB Is Getting a Firmware Update

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Like many people, I’ve been frustrated by the lack of firmware updates to the Elonex 511EB ebook reader. There are several bugs which are frustrating to many users – as judged from the comments on this blog. With the Amazon Kindle dropping to a lower price, this ebook reader really needs to be updated if…

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EXCLUSIVE! Nokia Phones *WILL* Have Android!

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Sauntering down Oxford Street, Mauricio Reyes spotted Nokia’s secret Android plans. Is this just a hapless Photoshop mistake – or a sign of things to come?!?!?!?!

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Elonex 511EB Firmware Update

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Well, it’s been ages coming, but it’s finally here. Elonex have released V0.47 of the 511EB software. V0.47 was released on 12th March 2010. The previous firmware (V0.41) was released on 18th January 2010. The next release should include note taking functionality. You may be interested in part 1 and part 2 of my review.…

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