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Kodi Sharing with Windows 10 [Solved]

We run an Android box (the Minix Neo-U1) into a TV that was gifted our way. It’s been almost flawless and operates impressively as we connect wireless from some distance away. After many many months of using Kodi to connect to our Windows 10 desktop in another...

Website Copying, Mirroring and Downloading for Offline Browsing

I recently had to copy a static website for a client that no longer had access to their back-end. I used a program called HTTrack Website Copier to download the entire site locally, so that I could then upload it to a new server location. It only comes up once a year...

Popular Brands As SVG Graphics (With One Click) From Simple Icons

Whether you’re looking for one or more vector-based SVG icons for your project, Simple Icons at simpleicons.org does a fantastic job of presenting them to you with a no-nonsense and easy to use interface (single-click to download). These icons can be used on the...

Directory Print Or Export File Names from Directory: Copy As Path

I had to accomplish a task today of exporting hundreds of image file names located in a few directories on my computer. Basically the client wanted a spreadsheet of the all the file names I had created. No problem I thought as I had remembered doing this a long time...

Open Source Ad Blocker And More: uBlock Origin

Recently after reading Smashing Magazine’s Web Development Reading List #118 and finding out that AdBlock Plus might not be operating completely independently, I took their advice and am now using uBlock Origin. It’s open source software (github here) by...

Windows: Screen Capture “Prt Scr” Current Window Shortcut

For many years I would hit the “Prt Scr” key on my keyboard and then paste the screen capture into Photoshop or whatever to play with. Even with multiple monitors the “Prt Scr” key captures everything displayed on all your monitors in one giant...

Light and Fluffy Perfect Rice

We’ve come to that point in time my friends that I’m posting a food tip on my site.  A completely odd topic and non-tech related, though the blog sidebar does say “the odd life pro tip”—and this perfect rice recipe is a game changer! First off,...

FREE Open Source Password Manager: KeePass

Unless I’m mistaken and you don’t use the Internet much at all, YOU NEED a password manager. Here’s the gist. KeePass is free, open-source, cross-platform, light-weight password management program for Windows. If you aren’t using Windows but...

Kuku Klok: Online Alarm Clock

I can only imagine that there are many online alarm clocks. That may be. But I wanted to share with you one that I have been using for a very very long time. So handy. Made even more handy when I work at the computer for many hours a day. Need a reminder to pick up...

Mailinator: Free, Disposable, Email

This post is being shared with you so you can understand how easy it is to use a fictitious email address when signing up for some sort of web service. Likely this web service may send you one confirmation email and then after that send spam to you, or sell your email...

Documentary Addict: 5,000+ Curated Documentaries To Watch For Free

If you’ve got some time on your hands check out documentaryaddict.com which has more than 5,000 free documentaries to watch online. They’ve done a nice job of categorizing the videos and as well offer user ratings so you can easily view the “Top 100...

Windows Magnification Success!

For the record I’m not 50 or 60 years old. I’m 40. My eyes are in great shape! I also know that in Adobe software as well as web browsers I can use the hotkeys CTRL and + and CTRL and – to make things larger and smaller (CTRL-0 resets to the default...

700+ Free Categorized Icons from Google

As part of Google’s Material Design Project 750 icons have just been made available for you to use in your projects. They’ve been categorized nicely and come in many flavours: SVG (24px and 48px versions) PNG (1x, 2x, 3x) CSS sprites And even hi-dpi...