C.H.I.P. Is The $9 Computer That Is Smaller Than A Raspberry Pi

If you like the Raspberry Pi, you will love C.H.I.P.  For $9, the entry barrier to buying a computer is very low.  The Raspberry Pi set the bar, but if the C.H.I.P. is successful, a $9 computer is great! Continue reading “C.H.I.P. Is The $9 Computer That Is Smaller Than A Raspberry Pi”

Find Out What Sites Paid To Be Whitelisted From AdBlock Plus

AdBlock Plus has a public whitelist, which is considered to be “non-intrusive” or “acceptable” advertising.  However, it seems there is also a private list of Websites that pay to be whitelisted.

I cannot verify those posts and I am definitely not an expert in the subject, but there are clues out there to support these claims  This post is just my personal findings so you can come to your own conclusions.  The posts are a bit old, so it’s possible AdBlock Plus doesn’t even use this method anymore. Continue reading “Find Out What Sites Paid To Be Whitelisted From AdBlock Plus”

Raspberry Pi and the “Say” Command from OSX: How-to Make Your Pi Speak-at-will

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”

Raspberry Pi and OpenVPN: How-to Set Up OpenVPN Mac and iOS Clients

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Connecting to a VPN from a public Wi-Fi access point is much safer.  This guide will walkthrough how to set up a Mac and iOS client to connect to a VPN server running on a Raspberry Pi. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi and OpenVPN: How-to Set Up OpenVPN Mac and iOS Clients”

Setting Up An OpenVPN Server on the Raspberry Pi

Setting up an OpenVPN server on a Raspberry Pi (RPi) is a great way to access a home network from a remote location.  In addition, it can be used to secure network communications when connecting to public Wi-Fi.  Since the RPi is very low-powered compared to other computers, it is ideal for keeping running all the time.  While it won’t win any performance awards, it is good enough to accomplish something like this for home users. Continue reading “Setting Up An OpenVPN Server on the Raspberry Pi”

Raspberry Pi and IP: How-to Set a Static IP Address

Setting up an static IP address on a Raspberry Pi (RPi) is a good idea if the RPi will host any services such as an OpenVPN server, a live-steam Webcam, or any other projects people have come up with.  In addition to this, it is also useful to always know what address the Pi lives at. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi and IP: How-to Set a Static IP Address”