How Airplane Mode is Better for Your Friends Health by Reducing EMF Pollution

Airplane mode turns off 3 of the 5 radios found in most smart devices. Cellular, WiFi, and Bluetooth. GPS and NFC must be turned off manually. (Most of the time you can then turn back on individual radios as needed even with Airplane mode enabled). I believe some people are extra sensitive to electromagnetic radiation Read more about How Airplane Mode is Better for Your Friends Health by Reducing EMF Pollution[…]

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 thin client using Ubuntu 18.04.1 named BoXenbaby

UPDATE: BoXenbaby is simply Ubuntu 18.04.1 Desktop minimal install with OpenVPN,  FreeRDP-nightly, and other modern clients. This document describes how to: Automatic Install Part 1 – PXE Install BoXenbaby to a computer plugged into a BoXenbrain network. Manual Install Part 2 – USB Install BoXenbaby with a USB drive. Download the usb image here: Check Read more about Wireless thin client using Ubuntu 18.04.1 named BoXenbaby[…]

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[…]

How to extend your network 300 meters over your electrical system without Wifi for $30

This one seems like the best value. It has a filtered plug so it is ideal for plugging in directly to your router.   These TP-Links devices are a good value as well. They offer more options: Refer here to TP-Links product FAQ: www.tp-link.com/en/artic…          $30 used you still get Prime shipping. | 3 for $40 Read more about How to extend your network 300 meters over your electrical system without Wifi for $30[…]

Interface speeds and ranges: Wifi, USB, Ethernet, SATA, Bluetooth [CHART]

This chart can be very useful if you’re trying to figure out where a speed bottleneck is. The actual speed of actual data is usually quite different then the protocol limits for many reasons, on many levels. For instance, although USB 3.0 and SATA III have fairly similar speeds at 5Gbps and 6Gpbs respectively USB Read more about Interface speeds and ranges: Wifi, USB, Ethernet, SATA, Bluetooth [CHART][…]

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#[…]