[guardian-dev] IOError's Moto E hardware mod's
hans at guardianproject.info
Wed Jan 14 16:14:07 EST 2015
That sounds like a promising candidate for a Snoop Snitch device. It probably
has a lot less unneeded hardware in it (GPS, mic, etc.), sounds a bit cheaper
than the Moto G.
> Ah good point! Recently bought aSamsung LTE hotshot pro from t-mobile and
> it runs android.
> (recommendation caveat: Unfortunately, the fine print of the purchase is
> that they won't give you the carrier unlock code until you spend $100 more
> on plans after purchase. It does appear to be otherwise compatible between
> USA and Canada fwiw.)
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> On Jan 12, 2015 10:33 AM, "Hans-Christoph Steiner" <
> hans at guardianproject.info> wrote:
>> Nice :-) Also makes me wonder if there are any actual hotspot devices that
>> are running Android. That would be perfect.
>> Nathan of Guardian:
>>> Moto E is my "daily driver" device (cheap, ubiquitous, no front facing
>>> camera, good performance, etc). From Jacob/ioerror:
>>> Motorola Moto E modifications
>>> What if you could have a phone that wasn't a walking room bug? What if
>>> it was a useful, cheap and easy wifi hotspot but with an actual user
>>> interface? Wouldn't it be nice if it had good battery life?
>>> The Motorola Moto E (model: XT1021 and related devices) is an affordable
>>> modern Android cellphone. It may be purchased in cash at your local
>>> MediaMarkt for around 100 Euros. It is easy to modify for your everyday
>>> surveillance detection, counter-surveillance and anti-surveillance
>>> needs. This phone is popular as it is compatible with SnoopSnitch.
>>> Nearly full information about the chips used on the phone are available.
>>> A high resolution tear-down image of the mainboard is floating around as
>>> This was a quick hack to have a reasonable device for runng SnoopSnitch
>>> without carrying around a portable microphone. It isn't a serious effort
>>> to hack on the phone.
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