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Amazon Hack – Kindle 2 Hacked to Run Ubuntu Linux!

It looks like Jesse Vincent has hacked an Amazon Kindle 2 to run a custom version of Ubuntu Linux! Well, the Kindle 2 does run on ARM, there’s a lot of linux software out there that’s running on ARM including the Palm Pre but this is pretty amazing indeed.

I could not find any further details on how to accomplish this but I can say one thing, if you can make use of Kindle 2’s EDVO connection, you might just have hacked a “free” per-say, linux computer that uses very litt

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Apple iPhone “Explodes” Over Battery Problems – Possible Health Hazard!

It seems that French consumer affairs minister has met with an Apple exec to discuss the latest iphone “explosion” problems in France and other parts of the world.

iPhone exploding, is that possible?

Yes, the battery of the iPhone has been reported to “explode” at random occasions ever since its birth.  Apple is claiming that their iPhones do not explode but history says otherwise.  Apple Nanos in South Korea have been recalled in the past due to “faulty” b

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Ethernet Hack – How to Make a Remote Garage Monitor!

Are you one of those people who forget to close your garage door before leaving on a vacation to another country?

Well, do not worry as there’s a cool hack that shows you how to make a remote garage monitor so you can check it anywhere including your iPhone or Palm Pre.

Also, you can probably add a simple relay and open/close the garage door remotely.

Problem: My garage is detached from my house, difficult to see if the doors are open from the house. Or maybe I am in a hurry to rid

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GPS Hack – How to Never Lose Your Child through GPS Tracking!

These days, there’s no reason to ever “lose” your child, especially with the number of GPS tracking devices out there today.

I was doing more research for my Palm Pre’s GPS tracking system on Twitter and found out that AmberAlert has just launched its hand-sized GPS tracking system GPS 2G, specifically for tracking your kids.

It’s rather pricey at $379.99 for one of these devices and $9.99/month for the most basic tracking but I think this could be

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Palm Pre Hack – How to Make GoogleMaps GPS Tracking on Your Palm Pre!

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video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7Kk2dx9Rl0

Over this weekend, I’ve cooked up some really great Palm Pre hacks, one of which shows you how to setup a website on your Palm Pre and track your phone via GoogleMaps GPS.  This means that if you lose your phone or someone steals it, you will know exactly where it is.

Details over at the P

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Palm Pre Hack – How To Install a WordPress Blog Website on a Palm Pre!

You know, I haven’t had this much “hacking” fun since I first started this site.  I just figured out how to install a WordPress blog on my Palm Pre!  It runs really well btw but I can’t tell you the domain name since Sprint might cancel my contract if too many people start accessing it.

Anyways, I’ve written a detailed DIY guide over at Palm Pre Hacks Blog, make sure to check it out if you plan on taking your website with you at all times.

P.S. I am sure there will be one day technology gets so good that my blog will run on a cellphone.

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Network DIY – How to Choose the Right Network for Your iPhone or Palm Pre!

PCWorld has recently conducted an unbiased data test for the 3 big cellular providers Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T.

The results are not shocking as AT&T had the most unreliable service, meaning you could get fast download speeds in your bathroom while you might even struggle to get connection while you drive.

On the bright side, Verizon and Sprint came out on top for reliability, which is probably the most important factor in choosing the fastest data network for your smartph

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Palm Pre USB Cable!

I just lost my Palm Pre USB cable and ended up spending $100 that I didn’t need to.  I guess the retail stores STILL don’t sell the Palm Pre USB cables, what a bummer.

Well, if you have a Palm Pre, prepare yourself against such loss by getting these on Amazon for only a buck each!  Also, there’s an emergency double-A battery charger which might come in h

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Palm Pre Hack – How to Make Your Palm Pre into a Wireless Router/HotSpot!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLJXAKTdKoI

Palm Pre has been literally “awesome” in the last couple days that I’ve had it.

I love this new touchscreen phone so much that I even registered a domain name for it called PalmPre-Hacks.com on the night I bought the Palm Pre.

Well, it turns out that my $199 investment on the Palm Pre has paid off already as I have figured out how to make it into a wireless router already.

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First Look at iPhone 3G S!

Okay, here we go again, another new iPhone 3G S!  Well, that’s still not going to convince me enough as I truly hate AT&T’s guts so I will just wait until Sprint gets one. (probably never, maybe I should just try a Palm Pre)

Here’s some first looks into the iPhone 3G S, courtesy of Macrumors.

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