We’ve all seen the countless, boring articles about USB Apps, tricks, etc. This is not one of them. Learn to put a web server on your USB, play Starcraft, monitor internet activity and IMs, email you if you lose it, and more. For more rediculously amazing posts such as this one, be sure to subscribe to HacknMod to stay updated.
1. Have Your Lost USB Drive Ask For Help
I shudder at the thought of losing my USB drive. My entire life is on that USB drive. Ã¯¿½So,Ã¯¿½ I thought, Ã¯¿½what could I do to help ensure that I get my lost USB drive backÃ¯¿½ After some consideration, I came up with a few ideas. All you have to do is copy and paste this small source code and when you’re USB drive is plugged into a good samaritan’s computer, a message will pop up, allowing the person to email you.
2. Encrypt your USB
I will be walking you through the steps needed to encrypt a USB drive using the free encryption tool TrueCrypt. In this tutorial, I will be using a Windows XP system as an example, but TrueCrypt will also run on Linux and OS X. Encrpting your USB is great, but why not just encrypt your entire hard drive.
3. Use your USB to snoop on Internet Usage, IMs, and More
Monitor and control access to your home or office computer and laptops from anywhere, anytime. It is as simple as… Simply insert a SnoopStick device into a USB port on the computer you want to monitor. Run the 60 second setup program. This installs the secret monitoring systems on the target computer. Remove the SnoopStick and take it with you. You can now use your SnoopStick device to monitor and control that computer from any other computer, anytime you like.
4. Starcraft on the Stick
Have an old 128 MB usb stick lying around, doing nothing much Have an USB mp3 player with 128 MB extra space besides your favorite music Don’t feel right leaving home without your starcraft cd Want to be able to plug’n'play starcraft anytime, anywhere In this guide we’ll help you make a nice trendy key-ring usb stick with
plug’n'play starcraft on it.
5. Webserver on your USB
WOS stands for the three letter abbreviation Webserver On Stick and makes it possible, to run a webserver based on Apache, MySQL and PHP from an USB Stick or any other writable media harddrive, flash cards etc.) without installation under Windows (98 to Vista). There are three different versions of WOS, be sure to read on for installation information.
6. 100 USB Drive Launch Applications
This stuff can be installed on any portable drive, i.e. USB thumbdrive, PDA or
an iPod. You can use them at work, school, or any other place where you can
plugin your device. While there are more apps for windows users, I tried to
include a mac version for each essential tool. All free. But wait, here’s even more.
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