31 Dec '17, 6am

34C3: #Hacking the Nintendo Switch

There’s a natural order to the world of game console hacking: every time a manufacturer releases a new game console they work in security measures that prevent the end user from running anything but commercially released games, and in turn every hacker worth his or her salt tries to break through. The end goal, despite what the manufacturers may have you believe, is not to run “bootleg” games, but rather to enable what is colloquially referred to as “homebrew”. That is to say, enabling the novel concept of actually running software of your choice on the hardware you paid for. At 34C3, noted console hackers [Plutoo], [Derrek], and [Naehrwert] have demonstrated unsigned code running on Nintendo’s latest and greatest (Note : the presentation is currently 404 Page Not Found on the CCC site, see embedded YouTube mirror below); and while they are keeping the actual exploit to th...

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34C3: Hacking the Nintendo Switch

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There’s a natural order to the world of game console hacking: every time a manufacturer releases a new game console they w...

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hackaday.com 31 Dec '17, 6am

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Flying off the shelves.

hypebeast.com 04 Jan '18, 4pm

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hackaday.com 30 Dec '17, 9pm

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hackaday.com 30 Dec '17, 12am

If you walked into a gym and asked to sniff exercise equipment you would get some mighty strange looks. If you tell hacker...

34C3: Microphone Bugs

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hackaday.com 01 Jan '18, 4pm

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34C3: Roll Your Own Network Driver In Four Simple Steps

34C3: Roll Your Own Network Driver In Four Simp...

hackaday.com 01 Jan '18, 10pm

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hackaday.com 29 Dec '17, 12am

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Shenzhen Completes Switch To Fully Electric Bus Fleet. Electric Taxis Are Next.

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cleantechnica.com 01 Jan '18, 10pm

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Creative Technology unit files patent complaint...

businesstimes.com.sg 31 Dec '17, 6am

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34C3: Ultimate Apollo Guidance Computer Talk

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hackaday.com 29 Dec '17, 6am

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spectrum.ieee.org 04 Jan '18, 6pm

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