Lenovo offers a neat HDMI-dongle/mini-computer with Windows 10 Home edition at half the price of a standalone Windows 10 license. The only problem being that it isn’t really suited for running Windows.
If you’ve read my less than thrilled reviewed of the Cex.io BitCoin exchange from two days ago, you may know I’m not all that thrilled about doing business with Bitcoin exchanges in general. Cubits, however, seem to do things rights and puts my worries to rest at every step in the exchange process.
I needed some BitCoins, a digital cryptographic currency, to pay for a service that only accepts payments in BitCoin. As a technologist who haven’t touched BitCoin in some four+ years, I thought I could navigate the Bitcoin scene and quickly acquire some BitCoins. Let us just say the BitCoin exchange market is kind of unpleasant.
It would seem like all the big proprietary operating system vendors are working on knitting their desktop and mobile platforms tighter together. KDE Connect steps in to fill this gap between Linux and Android by acting as a bridge between the two. KDE Connect enables features such as clipboard sharing and file transfers, but like…
Five weeks ago I moved my virtual private servers (VPS) from DigitalOcean to Linode. Linode celebrated their 13th birthday by generously increasing the amount of RAM provided with all of their plans without increasing the prices. Suddenly, I could double my available RAM and pay the same price I paid to DigitalOcean. Who could say…
Unixstickers sells various stickers, clothing, and other merchandise branded with your favorite Linux distribution or featuring programming languages and other nerdy subjects. They’re the perfect provider of nerd laptop decor for the open source and programming enthusiast. I’ve ordered from them a few times, and here is my review of their merchandise.
There are a fair number of XMPP (formerly known as ‘Jabber’) client options available for Android, and I thought I’d review the best of them: . For the unenlightened; XMPP is an open standard for messaging that allow users to chat with users on the same server or with users on other servers without any…
Ten months ago, I reviewed the Moto 360 from Motorola with Android Wear. I wasn’t too happy with neither the smartwatch itself nor nor the Android Wear platform. I’ve now had Android on my wrist for a year, and I can’t say I’ve found it all that useful.
InvizBox is a transparent proxy in a compact device that sends all your network traffic into the Tor anonymizing network instead of letting it directly onto the Internet. The box is self-configuring, comes with its own Tor-enabled Wi-Fi access point, and requires no client-side configuration.
Do you know whether your website is currently accessible from different locations around the world? Site24x7, StatusCake, and Uptime Robot all try to answer that question by automatically checking your website and keeping an eye out for trouble. But which service does the best job at it?