Status Report Android App

Status Report is an Android app I’ve made available on the Google Play store. The app allows you to view devices details, sensors data and wifi/bluetooth signalling. Status Report is also extremely useful if you’re attempting to ROM (e.g. Cyanogen, Android...

Tailscale and Software Defined WANs for Home VPNs

Note: I’ve previously written on how to setup your own home VPN using a Linux machine and PiVPN. This new approach does not require setting up port-forwarding and/or the transportation of keys to connecting machines. A new collection of Software Defined...

tmux

A tmux Terminal Cheatsheet

Activity Command Start a session tmux Start a named session tmux new -s your_session_name Session: Typical template: Toggle tmux command CTRL-b **** Session: Detach the current session CTRL-b d List Sessions tmux attach-session -t <name/number>e.g. tmux attach-session -t 0 Panes: Session:...

APN Settings Android

UK APN Settings and 4G vs 3G

The UK has several mobile phone networks with many sub-providers or Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) offering deals off their infrastructure, so this actually limits the number of APN (Access Point Names) settings which exist. The APN is kind of like the...

Setting up your own VPN with PiVPN

Note: I’ve recently written a new method for producing a personal VPN using TailScale. This may be easier and more accessible to most readers. It doesn’t require configuration of a networks port-forwarding or the manual sharing of cyrptographic keys. You can...

Delay Tolerant Network Simulation

Delay Tolerant Networking (DTNs) is an approach to computer network architecture that seeks to address the technical issues in heterogeneous networks that may lack continuous network connectivity. Examples of such networks are those operating in mobile or extreme terrestrial environments, or planned networks in space....

Whereabouts London

Finding Similar Places in London with K-Means

Whereabouts London (a 2014 team project I was involved in at the Future Cities Catapults) focused on exploring how open data could be used to improve future cities. The boundaries within London have been split and merged over hundreds of years....

Neartype – Nearby Happenings

In 2016 I wrote an Android App dubbed Neartype which collected social media data from several sources and presented the data on a map. Data was sourced from: Twitter, Tumblr, Meetup, RSS Feeds and others. I wrote the backend webservice with...