WAKE UP PARENTS

Saw this nice post "Wake up Parents" and couldn't restrict myself from sharing it. Years back, poor illiterate parents produced ♦ Doctors, ♦ Engineers, ♦ Scientists, ♦ Accountants, ♦ Lawyers, ♦ Architects, ♦ Professors.., whom I will refer to as Group 'A'. These Group 'A' Children struggled on their own after Primary 6 or Grade 12, to become notable personalities. Most of them ♦ trekked to school barefooted ♦ went to farms ♦ fetched water a

Pokémon app

Pokémon app
  You have probably heard about the new Pokémon app. It's going viral and sends people on the street to catch these little virtual creatures. There are some risks if you have the "gotta catch 'em all" fever.  First, please stick to the vetted app stores, do not download the app from anywhere else. Why? Bad guys have taken the app and infected it with malware, and try to trick you downloading it from untrustworthy websites. Second, anyone usin

How much RAM do you need, should you upgrade it, and will it speed up your PC? | ExtremeTech

How much RAM do you need, should you upgrade it, and will it speed up your PC? | ExtremeTech
How much RAM do you need? How much RAM you need in a system depends on what you intend to do with it, how long you intend to keep it, and whether or not you can upgrade your memory post-purchase. This last point is important, as many high-end laptops have eliminated user-upgradeable RAM in order to reduce system thickness by roughly six nanometers. Adding additional RAM to any laptop generally increases power consumption by a measurable (if small) amou

Another cloud storage provider bites the dust.

Another cloud storage provider bites the dust.
Copy.com, the cloud storage service that offered near-unlimited space and huge bonuses for referrals, announced today they’re shutting down on May 1st, 2016—leaving more than a few people with dozens or hundreds of gigs of data to migrate. Copy, and its business-focused cloud storage service, CudaDrive, are subsidiaries of Barracuda Networks, which announced the shutdown today first in the form of pop-up notifications to its users, and then eventually in a

Windows 10 Recovery Drive Creation Issues | @PCWorld

Windows 10 Recovery Drive Creation Issues | @PCWorld
When you can't create the Windows 10 Recovery Drive, try these three fixes The words you don't want to read: "We can't create a recovery drive on this PC." These workarounds should help in most situations.   If you’re running Windows 10, you need to create a recovery drive—a bootable flash drive that will allow you to restore your system from a restore point, an image backup, or through a complete reinstall. There’s no single solution to this probl

New year and same old me or maybe not

New year and same old me or maybe not
Most of us make resolutions for the new year and hope everything will change magically in this year but as the days pass on so does the enthusiasm and the new resolutions are left behind to solve the old issues first from the previous year. The same story is repeated for most of us year on year. The problem is that we try to set unrealistic aims and goals, even though it's OK to set your aim/ goal high but also must realize that we can only reach there wit

Multiplying teeth | EurekAlert! Science News

Researchers have found a way to -- literally -- multiply teeth. In mice, they were able to extract teeth germs -- groups of cells formed early in life that later develop into teeth, split them into two, and then implant the teeth into the mice's jaws, where they developed into two fully functional teeth. Source: Multiplying teeth | EurekAlert! Science News

Programming Hex-code on an Attiny85 with the Arduino

To get a HEX-code in your Attiny85 it is possible to use the Arduino as a programmer, but as you cannot load hexcode  in your IDE, it involves using avrdude. First of all, we need to get the Attiny85 clocked to 8Mhz. Open up your Arduino software and upload the Arduino ISP sketch to your board. Disconnect the board from  your computer and attach the Attiny as shown  here. Also make sure you download and install the Attiny core files as described in that

How To Trace an Email

Have you ever received an email several days after it was sent? Have you ever gotten an unwanted email with a fake “From” name, and wished you could find out where it came from? Read on to learn about some free tools that can help with both situations... How to Trace the Source (or Path) of an Email There are times when it’s useful to trace the path that an email took to get to your inbox. The most common situation is suspected spam, when yo...

XIAOMI MI-3 – how to hard reset my phone

Hard Reset XIAOMI MI-3 At the very beginning hold down the Power button to switch off the device. Afterwards press and hold the Volume Up + Power button for a couple of seconds. When the Mi Logo appears  on your screen release only the Power key. Keep holding the Volume Up key until the Recovery Mode appears. In this step select English using Volume keys to browse and Power rocker to select. Then select "wipe data/factory reset" by using Volume Down