Category Archives: Reviews

Secure Messaging Apps Review

This is a problem amongst the secure messaging app space, they all have security tradeoffs or usability tradeoffs. Continue reading

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[NO SOLUTION] Lenovo Thinkpad shuts down after exactly 30 minutes

I recently received a rather new Lenovo Thinkpad Ultrabook for free because the machine running Windows would shut down after 30 minutes exactly. It was running Windows and I thought it was a problem with Windows, well… Installing Linux, it … Continue reading

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Sideloading Apps onto Fire TV

Since the Amazon Fire TV is a device that runs Android, you can install any Android app onto your Fire TV, but to varying degrees of success. How to To get apps onto your FireTV, you can do it the … Continue reading

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Google Play on Kindle Fire

The blog post on┬á┬ámade installing the Google Play Store and Services onto a new Amazon Kindle very straightforward. Helpful Advice This is a short link to visit to go directly to his website: apkmirror might say a newer version … Continue reading

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Plex Media Server Review

I am very impressed with the Plex Media server. It runs on all your operating systems but I have it running on Linux. It sets up the server and accessing the server through any of the Plex apps. It then … Continue reading

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Google Ad Words Review for increasing page views

Google Ad Words was an interesting experience. I had a $20 budget that I spread across multiple weeks. My blog has a specific audience so I had to buy views for specific terms like “OwnCloud”. There are many features like … Continue reading

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Picking a Linux Distro for a Server

An old laptop that is going to be running a home server is going to be limited on computing resources, so it is worth looking into running your server with as little overhead as possible. I was looking for the … Continue reading

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