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My Favourite Apps For Android

Recently I was deciding whether or not to purchase a new laptop or a tablet device. I was fortunate enough to be able to buy a tablet with the keyboard dock within my budget. With the tablet there wasn’t much

Posted in 01Ben, Android, Authors, General Technology, ideas and opinions, Minimal Tech, Mobile & Tablet, Tablet Only

Apps by IFTTT – Useful or Plain Boring?

I have been using the IF app by IFTTT (iOS or Android) for a couple of days now. This has been very useful for me as I can get emails of new listings from Craigslist.  I am able to response to them

Posted in Android, Authors, Mobile, Other, shawnrisk

Starbucks App – Broken or Changing the World?

I have been hearing about the Starbucks app (iPhone and Android) that people have been hacking and thought to myself what does this app actually do?  Upon doing more research, I was able to figure out that the app is

Posted in Authors, Computers, General Technology, Minimal Tech, Mobile, Mobile & Tablet, Other, shawnrisk

How to remove password prompts in linuxmint

It has been asked quite often how to remove the passwords prompts when wanting to run software such as synaptic or the software manager in mint. Whilst it is not recommended to run as root nor run programs that require

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Posted in 01Ben, Linux Mint, quick info Linux

A beginners guide on how to create debian packages

In my last post I posted how to add a menu globally I thought that would make a good example of how to make a debian package. First install the requried packages. sudo apt-get install build-essential fakeroot lintian Then create

Posted in 01Ben, Computers, Debian, Linux

How to add a submenu to the menu in linux

Last year I posted how-to-run-programs-over-secure-shell, in which I described how to add a menu entry to the menu. In that example I used the Network catorgory. Which is ok for one or two , however if you have more then one

Posted in 01Ben, Applications, Computers, General, Ideas, Interesting, Linux, Linux Wiki

Raspberry Pi now goes Quad Core

The Raspberry PI (rpi) has led the way and become one of the most popular low cost computer development boards see website. Costing as little as $35. It was designed for promoting and teaching Computer science in schools. The rpi

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Posted in mickeyj4j, Mobile, News, Windows

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