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Missing Android manual

March 11th, 2018 No comments

We all got Android devices without a proper manual so here are some basics I have learned over time…

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RC5 device addressees and commands are partly “standardized”

March 5th, 2018 No comments

During my attempt to program an Atmel micro-controller to act as a remote controller sending RC5 commands, the original remote suddenly stopped sending the correct Standby code to the device and I noticed device ID part of the RC5 frame has changed from 0x10 into 0x11. I accidentally switched the original remote to a mode for a different type of appliance! I realized that after I found a nice PDF from Freescale semiconductor showing a table with common device IDs and command IDs.

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[cz] Proč je Facebook a Messenger špatný

August 11th, 2017 2 comments

Facebook prý spojuje lidi a umožňuje být neustále s přáteli, aniž bych vystrčil nohu z baráku či postele. Facebook se tváří jako nejlepší kamarád a pomocník, že dělá pro nás to nejlepší. Ale je tomu opravdu tak? Read more…

Referer sending options in Firefox

March 16th, 2017 No comments

Sending Referer header to the target site after every click on a link is basically revealing URL of the referring site. Several sites mention it as a potential privacy concern but as far as I know there is no UI option in common browsers. Firefox since 28 added “hidden” options for this.
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Tips for making a new password and how passwords work

October 22nd, 2016 No comments

From what I have seen, many people use weak passwords. But it’s actually easy to make them strong. Let’s see. Read more…

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[cz] Úvod do SQL

October 15th, 2016 No comments

SQL je nejběžnější jazyk používaný pro práci s RDBMs (relační databázové systémy). Protože je užitečné umět pracovat s databází, septal jsem stručný přehled operací, které se pomocí SQL dají dělat na jednoduchých konkrétních příkladech, s odkazy na další zdroje.

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[cz] Generátor bankovního čísla účtu

April 1st, 2016 No comments

Aby se předešlo překlepům a nechtěné platbě na cizí účet, využívají číšla účtů v ČR formát podle vyhášky č. 62/2004. V tomto článku je odkaz na generátor validních čísel.

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Power Bank 5000mAh Solar Charger Reverse Engineering & Modification

December 17th, 2015 2 comments

I bought a cheap solar power bank from China to power my temperature sensor. Unfortunately it was shutting itself down once fully charged, requiring me to power on manually again. In this post I will show you my reverse-engineering notes, images and what I did to make it always powered on.

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Micronova Pellet Stove LCD Reverse-Engineering

December 17th, 2015 No comments

While trying to find out a way to communicate with my pellet stove I decided to have a look at the LCD communication and maybe learn something new and have fun. It is a segment LCD and maybe you find this useful, especially when designing your own control panel or reusing the LCD from a broken panel.

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SSH Tricks You Must Know

March 9th, 2015 No comments

Here are some general SSH tips and a short guide for setting up an SSH connection from Mac to iOS devices.

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