AdTrap: Not Exactly “Zero Configuration”
But Satisfying Once It’s Setup and Working
I loved the idea of a hardware-based device to block ads, especially one that was easy to set up. Unfortunately, my experience was not exactly graceful as was advertised. I’ll show you how I set up my device.
I also found it odd that there were still backers of the project that still had not received their AdTraps, yet I ordered from GetAdTrap.com, and got mine within a few days. Continue reading “AdTrap: Setup Apple TV, Mac, and iOS Devices”
The short answer is that the “J” in an email is actually meant to be a smiley face.
This happens a lot if you receive an email from someone who uses Outlook. Outlook uses the Wingdings font to show a smiley face. The letter “J” in ASCII happens to be in the same location as the Wingding smiley, so other email clients simply show it as a “J.” Continue reading “Email: Why is there a “J” at the End of Some Emails?”
IPv6 certifications are not as commonplace as other IT certifications are right now. This is probably because we are still transitioning from IPv4, so many people are still learning about it. Continue reading “Earning the IPv6 Certification from Hurricane Electric on Mac OS X”
Create a cantenna to drastically extend your Wi-Fi signal! Works great with a router that has external atennas, like the old-school classic WRT54G. Continue reading “Wi-Fi Cantenna (2.4GHz): How-to Make a Long-range Wi-Fi Antenna”
This Trick No Longer Works
Google has added a captcha to this service so it will no longer work. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi and the “Say” Command from OSX: How-to Make Your Pi Speak-at-will”