Category Archives: Reviews

Picking a Linux Distro for a Server

An old laptop that is going to be running a home server is going to be limited on computing resources, so it is worth looking into running your server with as little overhead as possible. I was looking for the … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi OpenVPN Server

I heard about the Raspberry Pi VPN on the Security Now! Podcast, but I found it a few months later when looking how to set up a VPN on (you guessed it) a Raspberry Pi. The set up is almost … Continue reading

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Outlook All Day Events Across Time Zones

If you are an employee of a company that has offices in two different time zones, then Microsoft Outlook is so annoying when it comes to All Day Events. Say a coworker one hour behind you is out of the … Continue reading

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Xposed Framework Modules

Rooting, CyanogenMod, Xposed Framework. Those are three things I always wanted on my phone. Well, I finally got the 3rd so I am happy. Here is a review on the modules. XMultiWindow was the main draw. I wanted to be able … Continue reading

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Recalibrate Android Battery

Symptoms When phone is turned on, my LG G3 would not charge beyond 30%. When phone was turned off, my LG G3 could charge to 100%. Phone would power off randomly at 10%. Treatment (rooted phone) I am rewriting the … Continue reading

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Android Marshmallow’s Internal Memory Feature for SD Card

Android 6.0 Marshmallow has a new feature that can turn your external micro SD card into internal memory. Continue reading

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Results of the “Android without Google” Experiment

I am back to using Google Play Services (Google for short) on my CyanogenMod phone. You can read from my previous post how to use a phone without Google! I lasted a few weeks without Google on my Android but … Continue reading

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I found Plex was a good solution for streaming a video from my laptop to my TV. It removes the need for an HDMI cord and the quality was great with no buffering. I have not gotten to streaming my music or … Continue reading

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Synergy – sharing your keyboard, mouse, and clipboard across computers

Having two computers at your desk does not mean two keyboards and two mouses. The software called Synergy hosted over on their webite can help you share your keyboard, mouse, and even clipboard across multiple computers. That is right, multiple, not … Continue reading

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Following Sport Playoffs

It is really easy to follow NCAA March Madness but if trying to follow the playoffs of another sport like the NHL or NBA is difficult. The major websites like ESPN, SI, CBS Sports, or even and tend … Continue reading

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