Samsung Series 9 (Jun 2012) Mini Review

Overview I was on the market for a new laptop with my aging 15″ Santa Rosa MacBook Pro (MBP). With Intel finally driving the Ultrabook to compete with the MacBook Air(MBA) I was sure my next computer would one. Limitations … Continue reading



Ubuntu 12.04 DHCP Server

Overview A DHCP server issues computers on the network IP addresses. Normally this is done by the router but a computer is more flexible because: Cheap to add multiple network interface cards More control over network traffic Fits into other … Continue reading



Removing X11 On Mac OSX

In a terminal, type in the following to remove X11: sudo rm -rf /Applications/Utilities/X11.app /private/etc/X11 /usr/X11R6 /usr/bin/open-x11 /usr/lib/X11 /Library/Receipts/X11User.pkg Uninstalling X11 from your Mac



Change MAC Address In Windows

It is possible to spoof the MAC address in Windows without going into the registry. The network will go down during this process so it’s best to stop or wait till all downloads or any other network related activity has … Continue reading



My Alternative Free Software On Windows

Overview Here are my picks for free software on Windows (currently Windows 7). Free and open source (two different licenses applied to software) have come a long way and have come to replace my ageing proprietary and non-free applications. I … Continue reading



Windows 7 64 Bit Release Candidate Experience

Overview I heard good reviews about Windows 7 and with the nature of the Internet there was no way of avoiding the news coming out about it. I was on Windows Vista Ultimate for over a year and started to … Continue reading



O2 Home Broadband & O2 Wireless Box II

Overview I have signed up with O2 Home Broadband. It was very cheap as I am an existing O2 customer. Like most broadband companies they offer an “up to” speed of a certain amount and a free router. Ordering To … Continue reading



WordPress 2.6.3 Upgrade

Just upgraded the WordPress engine to the latest release. I found this upgrade to be harder than other times because I am not on my main computer and nor am I on the local network where my server is located. … Continue reading