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Here’s another great use of having your own VPS, run a VPN server to tunnel your Internet connectivity! There are many reasons why you’d want to run a VPN server and I’m not going to delve into that here. But once you’ve decided to run on, this is the guide for you.
10x performance increase sounds a little dramatic. But who doesn’t like 10x performance improvements. What if I tell you that you can do this at a really great price point of ZERO! Yup. Zilch. You don’t have to pay a single cent.
But really? 10x? Ok. I relent. It’s a little dramatic. To be honest, it really depends how fast your existing site already is. But to give you a context of the kind of speed improvements you’d gain, my site here More >
I’ve recently moved my blog to a host at RamNode. And obviously, I had to migrate my blog as seamlessly as possible to my readers. Now that the job is done, I’m posting them here to serve as a reminder to myself and to anyone else that also needs to migrate you self-hosted blog to another host.
There are basically 3 parts to the migration task. Firstly, preparing the new host, then backing up and migrating all the files over, and finally More >
Just switched over from Windows to the Mac OS X platform? Well, what else can I say but a warm welcome! The OS X is no doubt the best operating system you can use today. However, if you are new to the wonders of OS X, coming over directly from Camp Microsoft, here’s a quick guide of what I’d consider as essential softwares to have on your brand new Mac.
While not all of them are absolutely necessary, there is a few which I think is More >
Yes. You can never get enough speed.
It seems that Chrome has a ‘hidden’ section where you can enable some experimental tweaks to enable features that’s so new, it could potentially blow up your browser (sort of).More >
All is great when you immediately fire it up and try to download an application. But after doing so, you might get a nasty ‘unknown error (100)’ problem.
So how do you fix this problem if it’s unknown? Well, the solution to this problem is actually rather simple.
The main issue with this problem, so it seems, is that the Mac App Store More >
If you’re looking to get a new PC or notebook, chances are, you’ll be asking the question above. So, should you be getting a Mac or Windows machine? Well, in my humble opinion, the answer is pretty simple. If you are willing to fork out a little more (to get more too of course), then go for the Mac option as I had.
Sure, like I mentioned, the Mac option will be a little bit more expensive when compared with the ‘equivalent’ Windows option More >
Update: Google has discontinued the free edition of Google Apps since December 7, 2012. Therefore, the content of this post is still valid only if you go with the Google Apps for Business which charges US$50/user/year. If you are still looking for a free options, check out my guide to get your email service running off Microsoft Live’s Hotmail.com aka Outlook.com service here.
Some of you may have wondered how I got my own domain name for More >
And since both the MacBooks and iPhones uses a lithium-based battery, there are a few golden rules on how we can keep the batteries in tip-top conditions.
Firstly, lithium-based batteries likes their electrons to keep moving. That way, the battery stays More >
If you’re use both Mac and Windows workstations, then you’d probably also have a bunch of removable hard disks that’s formatted as NTFS laying around. And you’d also obviously know that OS X does read from an NTFS partition. The trouble is, you don’t get NTFS write by default.
In Snow Leopard, both read and write capability is apparently available natively. The reason why it’s not officially available, it seems, is due to licensing issues More >
So you think you need a new device in addition to your collection of 7321902208367 devices you currently own. And the in thing today seems like an in between device, something that’s not quite as small as your smartphone and not quite as large as your notebook. It seems like everyone in Starbucks is lugging this newfangled category of mobile devices. You definitely feel left out and you start to wonder how that happened. Steve Jobs didn’t More >