Turn Your Smartphone into Any Kind of Sensor

It started when NASA answered a call for a tool to detect dangerous gases and chemicals with a smartphone. The result became a smartphone-linked device that can do, well, just about anything someone can build a sensor for. The NODE+ platform can be outfitted with an array of different sensor modules for detecting light, gases,…

Here’s How Someone Made a PiPhone- A Raspberry Pi Based Smartphone

Short Bytes: In this article, I’m going to share how someone made a “PiPhone”. Well, as the name suggests, PiPhone is a Raspberry Pi based smartphone that can make actual calls. Let’s know more. Raspberry Pi is today’s most popular development board and it’s continuing to receive tons of love from developers and DIYers. Today…

This gorgeous, cheap smartphone is one of the best you can buy

OnePlus currently has four smartphones tied to its name while others like Samsung have hundreds. Yet, the latest model, called the OnePlus 3, is one of the best Android phones we’ve ever tested and used. The OnePlus 3 is the latest Android smartphone from a small Chinese company called OnePlus, which started off by selling…

People reveal the 21 most life-changing purchases they’ve ever made

In an Ask Reddit thread, Redditors were asked, “What is the best purchase you have ever made?” Over 13,000 people responded to share their favorite buys, from a luxury mattress to an HD projector. Keep reading to see some of their best responses.   Bluetooth earphones Amazon “[These] Bluetooth Earphones. I’ll never go back to messing with…

Hacker reveals how to extract PIN of a smartphone from any selfie

Corneal Key Logger can extract PIN of any smartphone using the owner’s selfie If you thought biometrics was the ultimate weapon of authentication, you may be proved wrong by Starbug. German researcher Jan Krissler, aka Starbug is a hacker whose claim to fame is breaching Apple’s TouchID and recreating the German defense minister’s thumbprint from…