The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100

$99 + $9.99 shipping. No taxes or other fees. I disabled all paid trials. Instructions are below. The big reason I choose Android vs iPhone (iOS) is the fact that I can have free WiFi hotspot tethering on any carrier.  Apple allows the carrier to disable this hardware in order to charge you for this Read more about The phone I purchased for myself. Google LG Nexus 5, from Freedompop. $100[…]

How to root the inWatch Z smart watch (Gain root level access), and install Google Play!

InWatch Z Smartwatch aka inWatch Z2G This guide is written for the original inWatch Z that came with Andriod 4.2.2, and has the bone conductivity speaker. Not the later version (Z3G) that shipped with Android 4.4. These instructions may work with the later one, but I have not tested it. Chipset: MediaTek (MTK) MT6572 Why Read more about How to root the inWatch Z smart watch (Gain root level access), and install Google Play![…]

HP T620 VS Dell Wyse V10D Thinclient and the HP Elite 8000 ultra-slim

20x Dell Wyse Z10D Dual core 1.65GHz 2GB http://www.arcy.com/wyz1re2gwt90.html$180/per Free shipping 20x HP T620 4GB, Quad core 1.5GHz https://www.nautilusnet.com$190/per + $190 s/h 20x HP Elite 8000 Ultra slim Dual 3GHz 4GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA5YV20K0343 $150/per + Free shipping Tags: 3G, Amazon, FREE, thinclient

Windows 10 VDI deployment: Architecture and Taxonomy

  Virtual server mirror. Serving Windows 10 pro desktops to 20x thin clients. Mirror Server: 2x Dell r710 12 cores @ 3GHz, 64GB RAM, w/ Intel 2x 10GBE port and dual 850W Power Storage per server: 2x300GB SSD, 4x146GB SAS 15K, 2x1TB SAS 7.2K Software: M$ Windows 2012r2 Datacenter or Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Architecture:

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Social Services in Nevada County for People with Low Income

I’m consistently amazed at the level of assistant you can get from government, and non-profit organizations if you make less than 21K-40K a year. Here are programs I’ve had personal experience with. Also, some extra money saving tips. For a comprehensive list of services (Dial 211 or visit  www.dial211.com) Bottom Line: Minimize buying, but when Read more about Social Services in Nevada County for People with Low Income[…]

HP Compaq 8000 Elite USFF Desktop Core2Duo E8400 3GHz 4GB 160GB Windows 7 Pro [Refurbished]

Review: http://www.computershopper.com/desktops/reviews/hp-compaq-8000f-elite-ultra-slim-desktop-pc/(page)/2#review-body Specifications: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c01926347 Technical Reference Guides: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01960471.pdf Illustrated Parts & Service Map: HP Compaq 8000 Elite Ultra Slim Desktop Business PC Hardware Reference Guide HP Compaq 8000 Elite Ultra-Slim Desktop PC Buy for $80 http://www.sears.com/hp-compaq-8000-elite-usff-desktop-core2duo/p-SPM9362761517 Buy for $150 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA5YV20K0343#close Buy for $60 (no hard drive or caddy) HP Compaq 8000 Elite Ultra Slim Desktop Read more about HP Compaq 8000 Elite USFF Desktop Core2Duo E8400 3GHz 4GB 160GB Windows 7 Pro [Refurbished][…]

Free cell phone service in California

If you are low income and live in California, you are eligible for a free cell phone and service. Totally FREE! (Paid for by the federal government) Talk, text, and data. If you are not low income, try freedompop. By network (in order of best coverage to worst in Nevada County): Verizon  Blue Jay Wireless: Read more about Free cell phone service in California[…]