How To Make Smartphone Controlled Christmas Lights


Learn how to make Android or iPhone controlled Christmas lights (or other electronic objects) using a raspberry pi.


Music Synchronized Christmas Lights – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrRczbPg9yg

USB Christmas Lights – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6NtqO1vou4

Raspberry Pi tutorial – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgcNBjIJNYs

Download Rasbian – http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads

Download WebIOPi – http://code.google.com/p/webiopi/

SSR Details – http://goo.gl/x74u3

Cool Geek Stuff – May 16th, 2012

Cool geek stuff for the week of May 16th, 2012
VIEW AND VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE LINKS!
http://www.tinkernut.com/tinkernerdz

Tutorial of the week:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY6byKbAgGQ
Install the Android OS on a PC using VirtualBox

Game of the week:
http://www.realmofthemadgod.com/
Realm of the Mad God is a massively co-op 16-bit action RPG that drops you into the thick of the fight in a world overwhelmed by monsters

Cool Site of the week:
http://www.youtubedisco.de/
Mix and Remix Youtube videos and become your own internet VJ!

The Art Of Phishing


Phishing is a means of fooling people into giving you their private information. This video shows the basics of how phishing schemes work so that you can avoid becoming a victim.

http://www.tinkernut.com/chat
http://www.tinkernut.com/forum

How To Hack The Nook Color

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Take a Nook Color from Barnes & Nobel and turn it into a super-tablet with some pretty amazing features.

https://launchpad.net/win32-image-writer
http://mrm3.net/nook-color-updated-clockwork-recovery-bootable-sd
http://wiki.cyanogenmod.com/wiki/Latest_Version

What is hacking?

What do you think of when you hear the word “hack”? Do you know what it means to really be a hacker? This video tries to help shed some light on hacking.

Hacker Manifesto:

http://www.mithral.com/~beberg/manifesto.html

How to become a hacker:

http://catb.org/~esr/faqs/hacker-howto.html

Hide Secret Messages In Audio




If you’re into making secret messages, this episode will show you how you can embed text and images into audio spectrographs. See if you can decode my sound clips at http://soundcloud.com/tinkernut

Links used in this video:
Coagula
http://hem.passagen.se/rasmuse/Coagula.htm

MetaSynth
http://www.uisoftware.com/MetaSynth/index.php

Sonic Visualiser
http://www.sonicvisualiser.org/download.html

Audacity
http://audacity.sourceforge.net

How To Make A Hackintosh Using Virtualbox


In this episode, you will learn how to install Mac OSX Snow Leopard on a PC using Virtualbox. For this, you will need a retail copy of OSX. Otherwise, you can watch this video:

If you’ve ever tried to copy a TV series DVD to your computer, you know how hard it is to get it split into individual episodes. This video aims to make that task a lot easier.

DVD Fab: http://www.dvdfab.com/free.htm
Handbrake: http://handbrake.fr/downloads.php