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How to Install ADB & Fastboot on Windows, Mac and Linux

As an Android user, I never miss out on any opportunity to bring exciting customization to my smartphone. In order to personalize my Android device, …

12 Workout Myths That Just Need to Die

For every two fitness truths, there's a lie, and sometimes it's hard to determine which is which. (Especially when it's something many of us have just assumed for as long as we can remember.) So, now presenting: <i>Mythbusters, Fitness Edition</i>. Letting go of these 12 fitness misconceptions will help …

Exercise

Install Oracle VirtualBox On Ubuntu 16.04 Headless Server

This tutorial walk you through how to install Oracle VirtualBox in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS headless server. Also this tutorial describes how to manage the …

Linux

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi?

Is your Wi-Fi connection sometimes a little sluggish or unresponsive? Perhaps your monthly allowance seems to run out a little too quickly? If that’s the case, then it’s possible that someone might be piggybacking on your home wireless network. This guide will walk you through a few tips to check …

Information Systems

4 Ways to Turn On Your Weight-Loss Hormones Today | Women's Health

1. Curb Cravings All Day Long<br>Commonly dubbed the “satiety” or “feel-full hormone,” leptin decreases your appetite. After it's released from your body’s fat cells, the hormone acts on your brain’s hypothalamus, where it combats its nemesis ghrelin, the “hunger hormone,” says Alissa Rumsey, R.D., …

GSM vs CDMA - What's the difference

When consumers think about mobile network providers, their primary concern is with regards to coverage, quality, support, pricing, and other factors but when you pick a network carrier, you also make the choice between a GSM network or a CDMA network, at least in the US.<p>You have probably come …

4G LTE

A 10 day program to create your first Android app

Building your first Android app doesn’t have to be hard. If you aren’t overly ambitious, then you can break the process down into some simple steps and avoid overwhelming yourself in one go. The trick is to make your first app relatively simple and to focus on creating <i>something</i>. Don’t try and …

Apps

15,000mAh KMASHI dual USB power bank for $12.50

<b>Update, April 13:</b> You can now get a large KMASHI power bank for even cheaper. The 10,000-mAh KMASHI Power Bank can be had for just $9.20 if you use the coupon code “DZIBCBG3” at checkout. Happy shopping!<p><b>Original post, April 5:</b> Here’s a rather good deal that we have come across on a huge 15,000mAh …

Powerbank

Top 5 Android Emulators For Your Desktop

An <b>Android emulator lets you run Android on a Windows, Mac or Linux</b>. This allows you to gain access to Android features and apps without needing to …

Apps

What is a VPN - Gary explains

A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a term you may have heard, especially in the context of privacy, as well as geolocation. But what is a VPN, and what can it do for you? Let’s take a look.<p>Before we jump into explaining what a VPN is, let’s explain a bit about how the Internet …

Information Systems

Lynis 2.2.0 Released – Security Auditing and Scanning Tool for Linux Systems

Lynis is an open source and much powerful auditing tool for Unix/Linux like operating systems. It scans system for security information, general …

Linux

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.<p>While traveling in Western Samoa many years ago, I met a young Harvard University graduate student researching ants. He invited me on a hike into the jungles to assist with …

How to use Port Knocking on Ubuntu to hide the SSH port

You all know these old gangster films where a guy uses a knock sequence on a door to get in? Port Knocking is exactly that, just for your server. …

Linux

7 Smart Ways To Invest $1,000

You’d like to learn how to invest $1,000.<p><i>Is this possible?</i><p>After all, don’t many financial advisers have investing minimums? What if you’re new to investing? Where do you start?<p>Yes, there <i>are</i> places you can invest $1,000. And, some of them are pretty nifty, as well.<p>But, it’s not enough to know some …

Personal Finance

25 Useful IPtable Firewall Rules Every Linux Administrator Should Know

Managing network traffic is one of the toughest jobs a system administrators has to deal with. He must configure the firewall in such a way that it …

Linux

20 Free Open Source Softwares I Found in Year 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, it is time to share a list of the best 20 Free and Open Source Software I found during this year. Some of these programs …

Linux