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This book you are about to read was written by a true hacker, Joe Grand, and it
speaks mostly to the class of hacks that address the need to adapt and improve
on existing consumer solutions."
- From the Foreword by Andrew "bunnie" Huang, author of Hacking the Xbox: An
Introduction to Reverse Engineering
This book has something for everyone---from the beginner hobbyist with no
electronics or coding experience to the self-proclaimed "gadget geek." Take an
ordinary piece of equipment and turn it into a personal work of art. Build upon
an existing idea to create something better. Have fun while voiding your
Some of the hardware hacks in this book include:
* Don't toss your iPod away when the battery dies!
Don't pay Apple the $99 to replace it! Install a new iPod battery yourself
without Apple's "help".
* An Apple a day!
Modify a standard Apple USB Mouse into a glowing UFO Mouse or build a
FireWire terabyte hard drive and custom case.
* Have you played Atari today?
Create an arcade-style Atari 5200 paddle controller for your favorite
retro videogames or transform the Atari 2600 joystick into one that can be used
by left-handed players.
* Modern game systems, too!
Hack your PlayStation 2 to boot code from the memory card or modify your
PlayStation 2 for homebrew game development.
* Videophiles unite!
Design, build, and configure your own Windows- or Linux-based Home Theater
* Ride the airwaves!
Modify a wireless PCMCIA NIC to include an external antenna connector or
load Linux onto your Access Point.
* Stick it to The Man!
Remove the proprietary barcode encoding from your CueCat and turn it into
a regular barcode reader.
* Hack your Palm!
Upgrade the available RAM on your Palm m505 from 8MB to 16MB.
...Many more hacks and modifications inside!
Table of Contents
Part I Introduction to Hardware Hacking 1
Chapter 1 Tools of the Warranty Voiding Trade 3
Chapter 2 Electrical Engineering Basics 13
Part II Hardware Hacks 45
Chapter 3 Declawing Your CueCat 47
Chapter 4 Case Modification: Building a Custom Terabyte FireWire Hard Drive 83
Chapter 5 Macintosh 111
Chapter 6 Home Theater PCs 149
Chapter 7 Hack Your Atari 2600 and 7800 199
Chapter 8 Hack Your Atari 5200 and 8-Bit Computer 247
Chapter 9 Hacking the PlayStation 2 293
Chapter 10 Wireless 802.11 Hacks 323
Chapter 11 Hacking the iPod 349
Chapter 12 Can You Hear Me Now? Nokia 6210 Mobile Phone Modifications 391
Chapter 13 Upgrading Memory on Palm Devices 417
Part III Hardware Hacking Technical Reference 451
Chapter 14 Operating Systems Overview 453
Chapter 15 Coding 101 475
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