Hilda Peak

1/1000s f/6.3 50mm ISO100 Shot on ILCE-6400

September 26, 2019 · Matt Olan

Disable Sleep Timer on Bose SoundTouch

SoundTouch speakers have an inactivity timer that will put them into a low power mode after 20 minutes. At home I use a Chromecast Audio with my Bose SoundTouch 10 over AUX. In this case and with other always-on audio devices such as the Google Home or Amazon Alexa, this feature can be incredibly frustrating. Fortunately these speakers come with a simple shell that Flarn2006’s Blog discovered. To disable this timer you need the IP of the speaker and a Telnet client, built-in on most *nix systems including macOS....

June 8, 2017 · Matt Olan

Backup Authy with mitmproxy

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an essential part of internet security, but when using OTP generators you run the risk of account lockout if you lose access to your device. Authy allows you to backup your encrypted secrets to their servers, but I like maintaining backups of my own, just in case. Currently, there is no easy way to do this as Authy does not allow you to export your secrets from their app....

September 22, 2014 · Matt Olan