How I hacked PutPeace

This is the¬†first time I have spotted a¬†vulnerability in an application, and I am excited to talk about it! For those who don't know, PutPeace is a start up at IITM, which provides (extremely) convenient online printing services. I am a regular user of the great app(awesome work guys). I was able to print documents … Continue reading How I hacked PutPeace

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Why you shouldn’t buy Xiaomi products?

If you are anything more than a "casual" android user, you do understand how critical is it to get new android versions on your phones, reasons ranging from new interesting features, to security to better battery life. Xiaomi tends to ship its products with MIUI, their own operating system built on top of Android. It … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t buy Xiaomi products?

Make OSX El Capitan support USB to LAN adapter

Hi everyone, Wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Apologies for not writing for a long time, was a bit occupied! With the recent El Capitan (OSX 10.11) update by Apple, a lot of us, including me were dissatisfied. Why? Because in their approach to security, they broke support to our … Continue reading Make OSX El Capitan support USB to LAN adapter

The History of Voice Recognition Software

As with any technology, there is a specific process through which the technology advances to reach a certain point at which it is considered to be highly functional. Voice recognition software is no different. Today we have Siri and Cortana, but how did we arrive at such an advanced stage of this technology. When you … Continue reading The History of Voice Recognition Software

Some Bash tricks

Hi, This is an old blog post that happened to be in my drafts, so posting it here. It includes some basic Bash tricks that are helpful for newcomers. Came across to using Bash for a simple program, and seems quiet powerful. Some things I learnt: * $test replaces the value of the variable at … Continue reading Some Bash tricks

Survey: Making your phone a universal remote + More

We are working to make a product- a small module that makes your phone into a universal remote for your TV, AC, DVD player, Set top box, Projector etc. It will work with every phone. We have other features in mind for it as well. I would like to take your reviews to see how … Continue reading Survey: Making your phone a universal remote + More

Debugging MediaWiki- Part 3 Using PHPStorm

Final post in this series, where we will integrate our debugger with PHPStorm. Here is the previous post- https://crondev.wordpress.com/2014/12/14/debugging-mediawiki-part-2-installing-xdebug/ To start with, PHPStorm has been my favourite IDE for everything, it just is too clean and brilliant. Not discussing it's frills here- check them on the website here. And know what, Mediawiki developers get a … Continue reading Debugging MediaWiki- Part 3 Using PHPStorm