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Google Maps – save your parking officially released

Google Maps - save your parking The feature was present for a short-lived moment before, then quickly got removed from the Google Maps update. Today's Google Blog post has finally introduced the feature officially. Google...
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TASKER – Material Design new screenshots

If you missed the news, Tasker is getting interface changes soon. I already talked about the new features in detail in this post. This is a short update as new screenshots have been posted...
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Android Wear 2.0 on LG Urbane week later

I was getting tired of waiting for the official update to be pushed to my almost two-year-old LG Urbane, so I have side loaded it through ADB. It has been just over a week...
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Rapsberry Pi – Dynamic IP updater

One of the readers asked me how I found the IP address of my Raspberry Pi from China. I had DNS and my IP is fairly static, but that got me thinking.  You could...
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Is Google ditching Hangouts for good?

A failed update attempt caused the Android OS to loop and go through my monthly data allowance in one evening, despite the restrictions applied to the data use (including background apps). Long story short,...
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8W Mini Portable USB Electric Powered Soldering Iron – review

That's something new to review! Perhaps a niche product as well. The product has been mentioned in a video on YouTube and I thought I would give it a go. At $4.99 and 2...
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The hassle free VPN – piVPN server

Setting up your own VPN server sounds complicated and time-consuming. It was at first, especially when you are trying to do this from China and half of the internet related to VPN is not...
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The REAL lifetime VPN subscription for $5

Over the last few weeks, my feed has been dominated with VPN services advertising 'lifetime' subscriptions for their services. The are lifetime only if you have a life expectancy of a hamster. First of...
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Flashing ESP8266 with NodeMCU (Windows, Linux, Arduino and Raspberry Pi)

Each time when I'm unable to find a coherent guide on a single page within three pages of Google search, I'm creating an article like this. Flashing ESP8266 is easy if you know what you...
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Raspberry Pi network speed test: RPI2, RPI3, Zero, ZeroW (LAN&WIFI)

There are four ways you can connect the internet to a Raspberry Pi board. You can use a built-in WIFI, add a WIFI dongle, use an ethernet socket, or add one via USB. In this...
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