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Uber device control for the tech using X10

Monday, March 31st, 2003

Intro:
So who/what is X10? X10, who’s annoying and often sexist pop-under marketing strategy leaves much to be desired, is a company who makes and sells a series of home automation devices, which themselves leave very little to be desired.
On the most fundamental level, using X10 means being able to control the lights and appliances around [...]

AIM forced behavior “issue”

Tuesday, July 16th, 2002

Intro:
This article will describe an “issue” I have found with the the 4.7 version of the official AIM client. This”issue” involves the ability to automatically force an AIM client into performing various functions. This is achieved when the user loads a webpage created with specific code in the META HTTP-EQUIV=”refresh” html tag.
Testing has shown that [...]