Author Archives: Tom Nardi

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CyanogenMod Installer Removed from Google Play Store

CyanogenMod Installer Removed from Google Play Store

A bit of news sure to disappoint fans of Cid, the CyanogenMod team recently took to their blog to explain the removal of the exceptionally popular “CyanogenMod Installer” from the Google Play Store. Despite being installed on more than 100,000 devices and maintaining a 4.2 star average rating, Google has decided this particular little blue

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HackRF Exceeds Kickstarter Goal Within Hours

Earlier today, Michael Ossmann, founder of Great Scott Gadgets and creator of the Ubertooth One Bluetooth development platform, unleashed his latest project on Kickstarter to staggering success: in just a few hours, the campaign exceeded its $80,000 goal with no signs of slowing down. Michael’s success is yet another in a long line of extremely popular

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Creating Peer.fm: Interview with Developer Ryan Lester

Back in April we reported on the release of Napster.fm by Ryan Lester, a service which used YouTube to serve up streaming music right in the users’ web browser. Ryan released his software under the GPLv3 on GitHub, and thanks in no small part to the notoriety of the Napster name, the service rapidly gained popularity. In these last

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Kickstarter Funding World’s First Public Space Telescope

We’ve already seen Kickstarter fund some pretty incredible products and services, and most would agree that its made possible things which would otherwise have been too disruptive to come to market naturally (OUYA, we’re looking at you). But everything Kickstarter has funded up until this point has been kid stuff compared to the campaign which

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Going All the Way: GPL’ing Our Theme

If you’ve been vising our site for awhile now (thanks, by the way), you’ve certainly noticed that things have been looking a little less…terrible, as of late. We’ve been working on turning “The Powerbase” into a more modern and aesthetically pleasing site, and the recent change of theme is a major step in that direction. While we’re

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