Saturday, September 28, 2013

CMX Clanga updates

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Raspberry Pi Resources

Here are some Raspberry Pi resources:
  • Wikipedia page (link)
  • Official Forums (link)
  • Raspberry Pi on Stack Exchange (link) – Q & A site


  • Printable PDF of the casing (link)
As Raspberry Pi is a board with processor, RAM, and connectors, the handy additions include: 
  • SD card, 
  • HDMI cable or HDMI-DVI adapter, 
  • USB self-powered hub to connecto the following: 
    • mouse and keyboard, 
    • Wi-Fi adapter,
    • external self-powered disk drive or USB stick.
Other possible additions could be (all USB): 3G dongle.

Operating Systems


  • Installing Chromium (link). In essence: 'sudo apt- get install chromium'
  • IceWeasel / Firefox (link)
  • Skype (link)

ModMyPi | Android Mini PC's

Raspberry Pi and Android Mini PC's available in Austria.

ModMyPi | Android Mini PC's

Monday, September 23, 2013

Auto Awesome - Google+ Help

There is a new set of features on Google Plus, called Auto Awesome. The one effect I experienced this morning is that it glued together a couple of photos together on its own and created a nice panorama of Franzensburg (link).

The image is here.

Auto Awesome - Google+ Help

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

GitHub: Pull in upstream changes

If the original repository you forked your project from gets updated, you can add those updates to your fork by running the following code:
git fetch upstream
# Fetches any new changes from the original repository
git merge upstream/master
# Merges any changes fetched into your working files
Source: Fork A Repo · GitHub Help

Monday, September 16, 2013

Greenify *ROOT: Renew my Phone - Android Apps on Google Play

Greenify promises to keep the nasty applications at bay by preventing them from running if you don't want them to. If true, this would be a solution to having all the apps that are useful in general but are running as services in the background and therefore ruin all the fun when you're *not* using them.

Greenify *ROOT: Renew my Phone - Android Apps on Google Play

The justification and the story behind the app is here.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

AV-Comparatives File Detection Test March 2013

Avira Antivirus still tops the charts of the free antivirus packages.

  • detection rate of 99.6% is great,
  • false positives at 8 tops majority of other free antivirus packages. 
Overall, it reached an Advanced+ status with 3 stars, which is the top group, along with F-Secure, BitDefender, BullGuard and Kaspersky.

AV-Comparatives File Detection Test March 2013 » AV-Comparatives

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries - Battery University

Great article on How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries:

How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries - Battery University

This site (Battery University) also contains a host of texts that explain what batteries are and how they function.