Turn your Android Phone Into a Remote Spy Camera

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By Lowell Heddings on September 2nd, 2010

One of the great things about Android phones is just how hackable they are. Here’s a guide that tells you how to use the Ruby language to turn your phone into a spy camera accessible through a web browser.

Turn your Android Phone Into a Remote Spy Camera with Ruby in 15 Minutes

A note from the software developer: “Update 8/20/12: This project is over two years old at this point, and I am no longer working on it. This was a proof of concept and, unfortunately, I am no longer able to provide support to readers with questions.”


Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/2/10
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