Tracking My Position all the Time

I have a long standing interest in monitoring my daily doings, I previously thought about putting a GPS tracker in my car, a good idea for both tracking my position and also checking to see if it has gone walkies (is stolen). I decided against doing this a while ago due to exams and lack of time to set the whole thing up. But I did decide to have a crack at this idea later with my phone. The way I chose to go about this power hungry task was to use an app like IFTTT to record my position… Continue reading Tracking My Position all the Time

Hull University Timetable to Google Calendar

Getting your iCal Link for your Timetable To add your Hull University Timetable iCal feed to Google Calendar, or equivalent calendar to use on your phone or other devices copy the link below, webcal://calendars.hull.ac.uk/tcs/Stucal.asp?p1=201700500 replacing the 201700500 with your student ID found on your lanyard. Adding your Scientia Timetable to Google Calendar Then open Google Calendar and click the plus symbol highlighted in red like below. Then click From URL and paste your link in. It should appear almost instantly. You should then see the new calendar appear that you can then set up notifications and colors to suit your needs. Adding… Continue reading Hull University Timetable to Google Calendar

How Long Will my Phone Battery Last Before it Dies?

Defined obsolescence has gotten a hold of me again, I will have to purchase a new phone, as my old one is about to expire! I have had my phone for about 2 Years, I recieved it in the summer and It was fairly new at the time, being released in August 2014, My little HTC Desire 610 has been through a lot. It’s had 2 screen protectors, 2 cases and been across 3 networks. Now that It is aged, I have since rooted it and install android Lollipop it has had a new breath of life, However It’s quite… Continue reading How Long Will my Phone Battery Last Before it Dies?

Simulating a phone combination brute force

  If a malicious individual were to steal your android or iPhone, plug in a device to emulate a keyboard and have it test every single pass code possible, it would take a while, using the following tutorial, you can calculate the time It would take to do so.             Firstly, you need to grab Python 3.4.3, or you can probably use the version you have installed. Next we need to create the code. Firstly we need to import datetime to convert the guesses into time it would have taken, we also need to write down… Continue reading Simulating a phone combination brute force

Cerberus for android – It’s awesome

So I bought Cerberus for android and installed it on all my devices for about 2 years, and its pretty great, not only does it provide you with the standard ‘find your device’ features that common apps do, but its also got ROOT permission stuff as well, the online console looks like this   The online console also shows when a command is both sent and recieved Here is a list of features from the dropdown menu (As HTML) <option value=”START_TRACKING”>Start tracking</option> <option value=”STOP_TRACKING”>Stop tracking</option> <option value=”DEVICEINFO”>Get device info</option> <option value=”HISTORY”>Get location history</option> <option value=”LOCK”>Lock with code</option> <option value=”UNLOCK”>Unlock</option> <option… Continue reading Cerberus for android – It’s awesome