Using a custom hosts file provided by a community and Mac OS X’s Apache web server, you can build your own free web filter. Remove undesirable content from your web surfing, such as tracking and advertisements.
Using an SSH Tunnel to get access to your home machine is easy. Use SquidMan to install and manage squid, the open source HTTP/web proxy. This beats using an anonymous proxy, since you know who is doing what with the log data. Download and install SquidMan.
Whilst out and about, using other people’s Internet access (companies, train stations, café’s, and the like), you may not want your Internet surfing to be seen to the network who is hosting you. Or, you may need a shell account on a machine that you own and trust. Or, you may have specific services (bitmining
I recently got my hands on a second hand HP printer to replace a my old HP. A neat thing about this one, was that it supported WiFi networks natively. Having gotten it second hand, I had no idea how to configure it. Given how hard the process of setting up WiFi on this thing
Normally the Motorola Droid Pro+ Camcorder application will produce MP4 video files. Normally, the Camera will produce standard JPG images. These files are accessible as such from within the phone’s Gallery application or Files to be viewed. When you connect the phone via USB though, these files are unreadable. When SD Card encryption is enabled
Using the Trackpad from Apple is great. The upwards slope can be somewhat of a strain on your wrist though. In that case, turning it around, to have it slope down, away from your wrist, means you no longer need to strain your wrist to get your fingers up. The full explanation and credit go
I had bought a lovely pair of Sennheiser MM70i and AfterShokz Mobile headphones. That I would have loved to use with my Nokia. But the audio is terrible: no bass and the treble is all distorted. Suspecting that the pins must be mapped differently, I went and sought clarification. Surely enough, Nokia maps the microphone