Most home networks consist of a DSL modem which connects to a WLAN router and thats it. While this works, its rather boring. So why not pimp things up a little?
Building the perfect home server requires careful planning and research. This post details my setup in detail, useful for anyone wanting to go down the same path.
There are a ton of note apps for Android and there’s going to be one more pretty soon. YubiNotes comes with a few tricks up its sleeve though and a twist or two.
Binder ICP in Android is a backbone of Android internals. Its basically a kernel driver and a handful of components and its one of the biggest pieces that makes Android an Object-oriented Operating System. Binder IPC is used for inter-process communication. This is important for Android because it relies so heavily …
I have three copies of Arma 3 Alpha lite up for grabs. Interested? All you have to do is leave a message in the comments where you write a quick note on why you like ARMA. Hurry though, handouts will happen as comments come in! UPDATE: 1 copy given out, …
I love my Nexus 4. However, I find the default display colors a bit washed out. I started tinkering with the color config in the kernel, and read up on the color discussions on XDA. I landed on a result I find satisfying and I must say I think the …
Most of us have a wireless network up and running at home, yet few bother to unleash the full potential possible. In this two part guide I will document my little project for setting up a secure WLAN environment complete with network monitoring.
I was working on a simple Java project where Im using a MySQL database and I needed to quickly delete all records in a table. I learned that in MySQL there are two ways to do this, and one method is significantly quicker than the other.
xFuel is an open source fuel planning app for Android and is now available at the Play Store.
My Arducopter project took a serious hit to the gut after a brutal crash caused by a mid-air power failure last summer. While I’ve been too busy to dedicate a lot of time to fixing it up, its now back in the air, looking better than ever and flying like …
Fuel planning is an essential part of any serious flight simulator flight. There are currently plenty of websites and tools that help you along, but there are no Android apps that job the job. That’s about to change.
It took me about 10 seconds to get sold on the idea behind the YubiKey. Basically, its a USB stick that emulates a keyboard and have a dual purpose button. Depending on how long you hold your finger on the button you will get either a one time use password, or a static password that is repeated. Essentially, when these keys are coupled with a service that supports them, you will have two factor authentication that can be very difficult to crack.
I have now done a complete security overhaul of the server. A part of that process was to disable unwanted services and impose additional restrictions on the services that are actually running. If anyone experiences any fatal issues, please let me know
The other day I was faced with a simple challenge. I needed to correlate values from selected cells of all rows in my DataGridView with values in a different DataGridView. I attempted numerous solutions and finally come up with a way that didnt have too many performance issues.
TimThumb is a small php script for cropping, zooming and resizing web images (jpg, png, gif). Its used in several WordPress templates, and Ive used it for several other projects as well. Its open source as well, which is always an added bonus. However, if you’re using it, make sure to update the file regularly from source.