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During the spring 2011 I stumbled upon Michael Ossmann’s  presentation from ShmooCon regarding the open source hardware bluetooth dongle he developed and i got really inspired. I wanted one of those! At that moment Micheal had just started a Kickstarter project but the delivery was a couple of weeks away and I saw this as an opportunity to get back into electronics and soldering and at the same time get acquainted with SMB – I didn’t even know it was possible to perform SMB soldering at home. So I went for doing it all by my self.

Another one of my decision that wasn’t all that clever… Read more…


A seven year old cell phone…

…what could possibly be fun about that?

Well, there is a project called OsmocomBB which aims to build a fully functional GSM open source firmware and it can run on some well defined models from Motorola. I just bought one of those models on eBay and on a recent visit to NYC, I picked up the package and brought it home with me.

Time to build a cross compile environment and set up that darned USB->UART connection, this is going to be fun!

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