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Google Home and Chromecast can give away your home location

File this under possible, being patched, and not currently being exploited in the wild. Chromecast and Google Home can be exploited to give your physical

June 18, 2018 Google, Hacks
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Is your home spying on you? Maybe, who’s asking?

Can you say your home assistant isn’t spying on you? As voice AI from Siri, to Cortana, Echo, Alexa, and Google Assistant invade everything from

April 30, 2018 AI, Amazon, Google, Hacks
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Make your own Nintendo Switch portable dock by buying or 3D printing a replacement dock case

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about how third party Nintendo Switch portable docks are bricking the system after a recent system update.

April 05, 2018 Accessories, Hacks, Switch
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Video Tutorial Building Your 1st Mycroft skill with python & an API 6:30pm EDT

We’re excited to announce that guest poster Brian Hopkins  @br1anhopkins @btotharye is back with another Mycroft adventure! As you’ll remember from Brian’s last Pocketable’s article, Mycroft is an OpenSource

July 13, 2017 AI, Hacks, IoT, Linux, Tutorials
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Guest Post: Out with the Alexa and in with the new J.A.R.V.I.S courtesy of Mycroft AI

Today’s guest post is courtesy of: Brian Hopkins  @br1anhopkins  @btotharye So after spending a good bit of time at Pycon over the past week and a

June 06, 2017 AI, Free, Hacks, IoT, Linux, Pocketables
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Root tool allows you to partition *some* of the SD card as adoptable storage

Adoptable storage is something that was introduced in Android Marshmallow. It allowed you to take your SD card and have apps treat it like it

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[Deal] $430 Certified Refurbished Microsoft Surface Pro 3 (256 GB/8GB/i5-4300U) @AMZN; Linux, OSx86, ChromeOS Support!

First: No Keyboard & No Pen Included…. But this is for $430, not close to the late 2014 $1299 MSRP. Second: it ships with Windows

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Pi Zero W US Availability!

The Pi is coming! The Pi is coming! The Pi 0 W is Here!!! Go order yours then come check out Mat’s Wifi Performance break

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Smart ceiling light fixtures on the budget

I have been working on this for some time now. It took me ages to get to the working prototype of ESP8266 smart ceiling light, mostly

February 07, 2017 Hacks, IoT, Tasker
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[Deal] ASUS RT-AC68U AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router JUST $59

The T-Mobile Wi-Fi CellSpot Router is on sale for $99; but we’re Pocketables; We wouldn’t leave you there! With code “WIFI40” you get (surprise) $40 off

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