USB 3.0

I changed my workstation just recently from an old, heavy Lenovo with 2 hours of battery life to a new Acer W700 hybrid that is half the weight and has roughly 7 hours of battery life. Chief among the differences include only a grand total of 1 USB 3.0 ...

Server cluster for $500

Already have one, seven more needed. Just joking. Looks real nice with all the LEDs and stackable case.Cable management will be a nightmare though. 8 ARM CPUs, 16 cores clocked at 1.4Ghz. Unfortunately, no practical use for me. Unless someone wants to find the next largest prime number.

A little experiment

Thought about getting a nicer email signature earlier on, while adding the qr code image to my signature, the most natural thing to do was just to upload it to cubie and link it. Just realised that this could result in some interesting phenomenon. Basically, whenever someone opens the email ...

Compromised websites

Lately, I am beginning to see more communities that I belong to being hacked. It first started with SRL forums a couple of weeks ago. Its quite an irony since it is a hacking forum, albeit one targeted at game hacks. Fortunately, the admin team was very efficient and sent ...

cloudflare

Finally decided to try out cloudflare to see if my site would load faster. I had already created an account ages ago but was hesitant due a a few reasons. 1) Changing DNS will affect my MX records and during transition period, my emails might be lost if settings are ...

Root access for android apps

Must say that I am quite surprised at the amount of unencrypted information available on the phone. The stock android browser stores saved password in plain text in a sqlite db at /data/data/com.android.browser/databases/webview.db . Yes, although other apps are unable to access the data ...