What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?

A very confusing topic! Don’t worry I figured it out. =] There are four major networks in the USA: Verizon, ATT, T-mobile, and Sprint. I will refer to these 4 as networks.  They all have different coverage in different areas. In order to be sure which is best for you, you can consult their maps. ask Read more about What’s the deal with cell phone networks and stuff?[…]

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 is airplane mode better for your health?

Airplane mode turns off all 5 radios. Cellular, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, and NFC. (Most of the time you can then turn back on individual radios as needed even with Airplane mode enabled). Some people are sensitive to electromagnetic radiation at the frequencies at which these radios broadcast.  All but the NFC radio are broadcasting in Read more about How is airplane mode better for your health?[…]

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![…]

Wireless Thinclient based on iPXE, and Thinstation connected to local cloud based on KVM-VDI using Ubuntu 16.04. (boXenbaby)

Goal: Make a tiny (< 50MB) thinclient OS that can be loaded by iPXE over LAN, WIFI, or WAN using HTTP and HTTPS. I should load completely into RAM. It should be able to support these client applications/protocols: RDP, VNC, SSH, SPICE, X2Go. It should also have a web browser kiosk mode (Google Chrome). My Read more about Wireless Thinclient based on iPXE, and Thinstation connected to local cloud based on KVM-VDI using Ubuntu 16.04. (boXenbaby)[…]