Geek House: 10 Hardware Hacking Projects for Around Home

Geek House: 10 Hardware Hacking Projects for Around Home

by Barry Press, Marcia Press
     
 
  • From the garage to the living room, Geek House provides hackers with 10 PC-based hardware hacking projects that are not for the faint of heart!
  • Taking the DIY mentality to a whole new level, this book teaches techies how to hack, customize, and modify everything-from their sprinkler systems to the temperature of their barbecues
  • Adventurous readers will

Overview

  • From the garage to the living room, Geek House provides hackers with 10 PC-based hardware hacking projects that are not for the faint of heart!
  • Taking the DIY mentality to a whole new level, this book teaches techies how to hack, customize, and modify everything-from their sprinkler systems to the temperature of their barbecues
  • Adventurous readers will feast on such projects as installing a bar code inventory system for DVDs or CDs, converting RS232 to wireless, scheduling recording from any television in the house, and creating a remote control finder
  • Companion Web site includes the custom software and source code needed to power these geeky creations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764579561
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/25/2005
Series:
ExtremeTech Series, #1
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Barry and Marcia Press are hardcore geeks with a decidedly intelligent home. Barry has been designing leading-edge hardware, software, and networks for more than 25 years, including a computer able to analyze adverse drug reactions. Marcia is a former tax CPA and a gourmet cook who loves the efficiency of the kitchen PC. They are coauthors of PC Toys, also from Wiley.

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