Setting Up Your APC UPS: Windows + Linux

Setting Up Your APC UPS: Windows + Linux

Winter is coming fast and we all know that during a windy day there are a lot of chances of you (or me) being left in the dark because either a tree fell over the electric wires in your neighbourhood or worse: your town is left in the dark for a few hours (let’s hope […]

Why Windows comes with Internet Explorer Pre-installed

Why Windows comes with Internet Explorer Pre-installed

Here’s why whenever you install Windows ( from Windows 95 to Windows 8 ) Internet Explorer is there on your hard drive already installed: and yes … it doesn’t shine at this either 😀

Newly Discovered Footage of Steve Jobs' First Public Mac Demo

Newly Discovered Footage of Steve Jobs’ First Public Mac Demo

30 years ago Apple aired its “1984” commercial during the Super Bowl, teasing the Macintosh personal computer. Two days later on Jan. 24, cofounder and CEO Steve Jobs officially unveiled the device at the Flint Center near Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. And here it is:   From Mashable

Robot With Super Powers Plays Rock Paper Scissors

Here’s a robot from Ishikawa Oku’s physics lab at the University of Tokyo that plays rock, paper, scissor and always beats the human, every single time. Because the team that built it gave it a superpower.   An innocent human is invited to sit opposite the robot. Instead of going “Rock, paper, scissors, shoot!” as […]

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk is a project aiming to connect long distance lovers. Each person has a pillow for their bed and a ring sensor which they wear to sleep at night. The sensor wirelessly communicates with the other person’s pillow; when one person goes to bed, their lover’s pillow begins to glow softly to indicate their […]

EDC Pocket Tool Kit

EDC Pocket Tool Kit

EDC stands for Every Day Carry – for desk jockeys that may mean a combination of USB drive, smartphone  and laser pointer, but even we computer-sitters sometimes need a slightly more rugged set of essentials like this little collection provides. The components are surprisingly small and simple to describe: “Tiny, multiuse tools. Comes with […]

Create your own linux Counter-Strike 1.6 Hybrid server

Create your own linux Counter-Strike 1.6 Hybrid server

In this post I will guide you through all the steps on how to install a hybrid Counter-Strike 1.6 server on a Linux powered server (ubuntu server in my case). A hybrid Counter-Strike 1.6 server is a Counter-Strike 1.6 game server that allows Steam clients (legit Steam accounts) and non Steam clients (non Steam game […]

Create your own SeedBox with Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS and Deluge

Create your own SeedBox with Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS and Deluge

First of all let’s start with what is Deluge: a full-featured ​BitTorrent client for Linux, OS X, Unix and Windows. It uses ​libtorrent in its backend and features multiple user-interfaces including: GTK+, web and console. It has been designed using the client server model with a daemon process that handles all the bittorrent activity. The […]

Find Wireless Driver Chipset Information On Ubuntu

This is a simple tutorial to help you find the driver for your wireless card if you’re using Ubuntu or any other Linux distro.   The simplest command to get this information is to use the lspci command: lspci lspci | less lspci | grep -i intel lspci | grep -i wireless   Sample output: […]

Importing a large MySQL database from Linux Terminal

Importing a large MySQL database from Linux Terminal

Let’s say you have a very large MySQL database and you are moving it to a new server ( or just moving your whole website to a new web host ) and of course your cannot import it from phpMyAdmin. This is a tutorial to show you the easiest way to import a very large […]

Create your own linux Counter-Strike 1.6 Hybrid server

Create your own linux Counter-Strike 1.6 Hybrid server

In this post I will guide you through all the steps on how to install a hybrid Counter-Strike 1.6 server on a Linux powered server (ubuntu server in my case). A hybrid Counter-Strike 1.6 server is a Counter-Strike 1.6 game server that allows Steam clients (legit Steam accounts) and non Steam clients (non Steam game […]

Schedule System Shutdown In Ubuntu With GShutdown

Schedule System Shutdown In Ubuntu With GShutdown

GShutdown is a tool for Ubuntu which performs and schedules system shutdown, logout and restart. To install it open up a terminal and run the following command: sudo apt-get install gshutdown After installation you can find GShutdown under Applications -> Accessories. And here it is: As you can see it’s really simple to use. Just […]

Optimizing your MySQL database from your website

Optimizing your MySQL database from your website

  In this post I’ll explain how simple is it to optimize your MySQL database directly from your website / website administration panel ( if you have one ).   Usually people I know optimize their MySQL database from “phpmyadmin” if they have it.   Why optimize ? Well, in case you just deleted a […]

A Great Way To Show Off Your Sponsors Or Friends On Your Website

A Great Way To Show Off Your Sponsors Or Friends On Your Website

Everybody has a link list, a blog roll, a links page etc. on their website. Here’s a great way to show off your friends, sponsors or websites you like with the jQuery Sponsor Flip Wall. No … it’s not a table. It’s a jQuery animated wall. It does it like this: What’s great is that […]

Multilingual Website with CakePHP

Multilingual Website with CakePHP

We all know that developing a website in CakePHP is very easy and also fast. Here’s how to create a multilingual website fast. First open app/config/bootstrap.php and set the languages you want available for your website: Configure::write(‘Config.languages’, array( ‘ro’ => array( ‘language’ => ‘Romanian’, ‘locale’ => ‘rum’, ‘localeFallback’ => ‘rum’, ‘charset’ => ‘utf-8’ ), ‘en’ […]

You are using PhotoShop Wrong

You are using PhotoShop Wrong

Here’s a guy that’s drawing in negative and use Photoshop to positive. There’s not much more to say … the pictures speak for themselves: And the best one in my opinion : Darth Vader 😀 Luke, I am your father ! Hrrr, hrrrr Amazing, isn’t it ? All inverted in his head

7 Extraordinary Flowers That Forgot To Be Flowers

7 Extraordinary Flowers That Forgot To Be Flowers

Flowers are nature’s most beautiful gift to mankind. They are all around us, blooming in glory and brightening up our days with happiness and joy. And of course they’re the best gift for your spouse when you do something wrong 😀   The Naked Man Orchid Scientific Name – Orchis Italica Location – Native to […]

Awesome Computer Generated Girl Artworks

Awesome Computer Generated Girl Artworks

CG or computer generated graphics is commonly used to refer to any form of computer art or digital artwork. Computer generated artwork are mostly digital paintings of real-life counter parts but not every time. Here are the best ones that are available online:

Dear Dad

Letter home from school …   Dear Dad,   $chool i$ really great. I am making lot$ of friend$ and $tudying very hard. With all my $tuff, I $imply can’t think of anything I need, $o if you would like, you can ju$t $end me a card, a$ I would love to hear from you. […]

Why Windows comes with Internet Explorer Pre-installed

Why Windows comes with Internet Explorer Pre-installed

Here’s why whenever you install Windows ( from Windows 95 to Windows 8 ) Internet Explorer is there on your hard drive already installed: and yes … it doesn’t shine at this either 😀

Pictures from a developer's life

Pictures from a developer’s life

  Here are some nice photos with even better captions from a developer’s life:   When I show the boss that I have finally fixed this bug When the project manager enters the office When I’m deploying code to production When I try to fix a bug at 3 in the morning When my regex […]

Einstein The Parrot

Einstein The Parrot

This is the smartest and the funniest parrot I ever saw. Enjoy the video and a good laugh  

EyeWriter Allows Man To Paint Despite Paralysis

EyeWriter Allows Man To Paint Despite Paralysis

Before disease took his ability to move, Tony Quan was an amazing graffiti artist. Now he is completely paralyzed, save for his eyes, and still an amazing artist. Seeing how he works left me with tear-streaked cheeks. Check it out: Beautiful, isn’t it? Art, whether in the form of graffiti or coffee, is an individual’s […]

Jackie Chan Kaspersky Ad

Jackie Chan on a Segway wearing a helmet that says Kaspersky on it and punching computer viruses ? You may be thinking I’m telling the dream I had last night. Well .. I’m not. Here’s Jackie Chan’s new Kaspersky commercial with Eugene Kaspersky:

Bootable Android Phone: Always ready to format c: / y

Bootable Android Phone: Always ready to format c: / y

I bet that this happened to each of you. Your OS broke down and your computer doesn’t boot anymore. No problem ! You go to your cd’s case and look for your bootable cd. As expected it’s not there and you remember that you gave that cd to one of your friends. So now you […]

Setting Up Your APC UPS: Windows + Linux

Setting Up Your APC UPS: Windows + Linux

Winter is coming fast and we all know that during a windy day there are a lot of chances of you (or me) being left in the dark because either a tree fell over the electric wires in your neighbourhood or worse: your town is left in the dark for a few hours (let’s hope […]

You are using PhotoShop Wrong

You are using PhotoShop Wrong

Here’s a guy that’s drawing in negative and use Photoshop to positive. There’s not much more to say … the pictures speak for themselves: And the best one in my opinion : Darth Vader 😀 Luke, I am your father ! Hrrr, hrrrr Amazing, isn’t it ? All inverted in his head

7 Extraordinary Flowers That Forgot To Be Flowers

7 Extraordinary Flowers That Forgot To Be Flowers

Flowers are nature’s most beautiful gift to mankind. They are all around us, blooming in glory and brightening up our days with happiness and joy. And of course they’re the best gift for your spouse when you do something wrong 😀   The Naked Man Orchid Scientific Name – Orchis Italica Location – Native to […]

Importing a large MySQL database from Linux Terminal

Importing a large MySQL database from Linux Terminal

Let’s say you have a very large MySQL database and you are moving it to a new server ( or just moving your whole website to a new web host ) and of course your cannot import it from phpMyAdmin. This is a tutorial to show you the easiest way to import a very large […]

Optimizing your MySQL database from your website

Optimizing your MySQL database from your website

  In this post I’ll explain how simple is it to optimize your MySQL database directly from your website / website administration panel ( if you have one ).   Usually people I know optimize their MySQL database from “phpmyadmin” if they have it.   Why optimize ? Well, in case you just deleted a […]

Dear Dad

Letter home from school …   Dear Dad,   $chool i$ really great. I am making lot$ of friend$ and $tudying very hard. With all my $tuff, I $imply can’t think of anything I need, $o if you would like, you can ju$t $end me a card, a$ I would love to hear from you. […]

Plyr: A simple HTML5 media player with custom controls and WebVTT captions

Plyr: A simple HTML5 media player with custom controls and WebVTT captions

  Plyr is a simple HTML5 media player with custom controls and WebVTT captions made by @sam_potts   Download Plyr on GitHub or get access to implementation procedures and other options.   Features Accessible – full support for captions and screen readers. Lightweight – just 6.4KB minified and gzipped. Customisable – make the player look […]

Awesome Computer Generated Girl Artworks

Awesome Computer Generated Girl Artworks

CG or computer generated graphics is commonly used to refer to any form of computer art or digital artwork. Computer generated artwork are mostly digital paintings of real-life counter parts but not every time. Here are the best ones that are available online:

Create your own linux Counter-Strike 1.6 Hybrid server

Create your own linux Counter-Strike 1.6 Hybrid server

In this post I will guide you through all the steps on how to install a hybrid Counter-Strike 1.6 server on a Linux powered server (ubuntu server in my case). A hybrid Counter-Strike 1.6 server is a Counter-Strike 1.6 game server that allows Steam clients (legit Steam accounts) and non Steam clients (non Steam game […]