This Does Not Compute takes apart an Ikea Sonos speaker to see how they were able to sell it at such a low cost.
If you ever wanted to up your home networking game with backup to Dropbox and secure remote access from everywhere through your own VPN, all based on Docker containers, then check out what Andreas Spiess has done.
In this video, he covers:
- Install Docker with many containers like Mosquitto, Node-Red, Grafana, influxDB, Postgres, Portainer, and Adminer
- Increase the live expectancy of your SD card by disabling swapping and by installing log2ram- Automatically backup all valuable data to the cloud, in our case, to Dropbox
- Setup PiVPN to remotely and securely access our home network from anywhere in the world- Besides that, you will learn a lot of useful things about Docker containers
Links & Code:
- Software and instructions:
- Installation of PiVPN:
- SD card reader for Raspberry:
- Used cooler for RPi 4:
Wall Street Journal explores the future of satellite internet.
The most reliable streaming providers have typically used cable to deliver content. But that’s all changing with the launch of new and better satellites that could one day give us 5G, low latency data. The Wall Street Journal speaks with the chief of the International Bureau at the FCC to discover how those changes are happening almost overnight.
In the global race for 5G, are US telecos at a disadvantage?
In this video from Kak5, Mike Spicer shows off his WiFi Kraken which captures and records all WiFi traffic.
Note how important analytics are to sifting through all the data that the device captures.
I loathe connecting to open Wi-Fi networks and, in case you think I’m being overly paranoid, watch this video from Android Authority.
In cases when I do have to connect to an open WiFi network, I fire up the VPN.
Crosstalk Solutions experiments with running a NanoStation wireless bridge off of a small solar panel array.