Posts Tagged ‘firmware’

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has introduced ‘software security requirements’ obliging WiFi device manufacturers to “ensure that only properly authenticated software is loaded and operating the device”. The document specifically calls out the DD-WRT open source router project, but clearly also applies to other popular distributions such as OpenWRT. This could become an […]

If you want to dive straight into install instructions then head over to the TP-Link TL-WR2543ND article on the OpenWRT Wiki. Why? When my son smashed the screen on my iPad 2 I think he also damaged the WiFi antenna. I had to be just about be sitting on top of a 2.4Ghz hotspot to get […]

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This post will likely be trollbait for that special flavour of Apple fanbois and their anti equivalent… Weekend away I spent a most enjoyable weekend away at Maker Faire in Newcastle, and I took my iPhone 4 and the San Francisco (ZTE Blade) with me (along with my old Lenovo s10e netbook). The Blade made […]