Orange Pi Honest Review & Tips

Stumbled on the orange pi range of developments boards and wandering if they are any good? Well lets have a quick look to see if they are worth grabbing.  Right off the bat these boards are great value for money with one of two things to keep in mind. Pros: Cheap boards Quick shipping Variety …


FlightAware Pro Stick and Antenna ADS-B Range Test

I was rather apprehensive about purchasing the Pro Stick, Filter and Antenna and I imagine you might be as well. This is a real world example of the performance. Details: Location – Johannesburg South Africa near Rand Airport & O.R Thambo International Hardware – Raspberry PI B (Original 512MB). Traffic is fairly low in RSA …


Windows Phone 10 Secret Codes & Hacks

If you are one of the few people who managed to upgrade to windows phone 10 successfully or part of the even smaller minority that purchased one you need not fear. Many of us still have hope for the ecosystem and still bother to test which windows phone 10 secret codes and hacks work. These …


Bitcoin Safety Tips

Every so often you will hear about a large Bitcoin hack and may be wondering how to minimize your risk, these bitcoin safety tips are a good starting point. This is certainly not a comprehensive or detailed guide but it is better than not having a clue at all. First of all you need to …


Firefox OS (Phone) Secret Codes & Hacks

It has been a very long time since I spun one of these together but here goes for old times sake; If you happen to have a Firefox phone in your hands you are part of a very small group of people that managed to get one since they were barely sold outside of India …


WordPress Security Tips

Security is an important part of our digital lives and hosting a website is no different. The WordPress Security Tips listed here are useful for both beginners and veterans alike. You would not let a stranger into your house with a loaded gun and your website should be no different. WordPress Security Tips: You have …


Change The WordPress Admin Username

Website security is an important function as such you may at some point need to change the WordPress admin username. Typically the most basic way to hack a website is to brute force attack the administrative page.  Let’s look at how this happens firstly; Brute Force Attacks: A brute force attack is a simple concept …


List of Free Raspberry Pi Colocation Companies

A couple of companies have raised their hands over the last months offering free raspberry pi colocation hosting  and I thought it would be nice to keep a small list. I suspect that more companies will start offering the service in time and if I am missing a company on this page please feel free …


Setting a Static IP Address on a RaspberryPI

  Let us have a quick look at setting up a static IP address on a Raspberry PI, For this guide I will assume you have already configured the bare basics and that you already have a the command shell in front of you. Also going to assume that you already have some settings in …


Nokia Lumia Secret Codes (Windows Phone)

The Lumia secret codes listed here are also likely to work on most Microsoft Windows phones carrying the branding. The below has been tested to work on the 7 and 7.8 range of phones but may work on newer versions.  None of these have been tested on Windows 10 devices since I do not have …