The best pico and nano sized quadcopters (quads or drones) that fit inside their controllers

Just fun for flying Quadcopters that fit inside their controller I use drone and quad interchangeably in this article to refer to quadcopters. Quads come in many different sizes. Not all manufacturers agree on a naming convention. Here is what I think makes the most sense. From smallest to biggest: Pico, nano, micro, mini, mid, Read more about The best pico and nano sized quadcopters (quads or drones) that fit inside their controllers[…]

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![…]

KVM-VDI Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

Sweet new open source project: github.com/Seitanas/kvm-… It is required to run the installation readme above to use KVM-VDI. KVM-VDI does not come with a built in LTSP (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into a KVM-VDI, and want full control using lts.conf. Run the Read more about KVM-VDI Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu 16.04 xenial[…]

Spice Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu

LTSP does not come with a built in Spice (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into a KVM VDI. I use the virt-viewer package. Run the following on your Ubuntu LTSP server: ltsp-chroot –arch <base> -m apt-get install virt-viewer exit NOTE: You can also Read more about Spice Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu[…]

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[…]

How to perform a carrier reset on a Sprint phone. –> ##72786#

##72786# A carrier reset is almost always necessary if you’re activating a device or if you’re having trouble receiving voice, text, or a data connection. This reset sends your device’s new information to the network so that you can get service. Note: If unable to perform reset over WiFi, disable option in settings and connect to Read more about How to perform a carrier reset on a Sprint phone. –> ##72786#[…]

VNC Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu

LTSP does not come with a built in VNC viewer (client) script. So, I created one. This is useful if you want your thinclients to be able to remote into MacOS or Android OS’s. I use the xtightvncviewer package. Run the following on your Ubuntu LTSP server: ltsp-chroot apt-get install xtightvncviwer update-alternatives –config vncviewer #You Read more about VNC Session Screen Script for LTSP thin clients running under Ubuntu[…]