I’ve been working on replacing the front-end for the-spot.net and thus, the front-end of phpBB forums, using only the phpBB extension framework, trying to avoid having to put custom code into the core files, as was required pre-3.2 for some of my features. It turns out that the existing topics on the phpBB forums are […]
How I ended up fixing phpBB’s connection to smtp.gmail.com, and getting the-spot.net’s email back online.
Around mid-November I got the Nexus 6 from Google. My previous phone was the Samsun Galaxy S4, and when I purchased the S4, they threw in the Desktop Dock for free. Since it served me so well, I decided I’d try and use it for the Nexus, since I had nothing else on-hand. Unfortunately, the […]
If you’re like me, you prefer to see your news in chronological order and not filtered, delayed or curated by an algorithm based on what it thinks it knows about you and your preferences. And, if you’re like me, you’ve had to put up with the Facebook version of “Most Recent,” even though it’s not recent, and not […]
In an earlier post, I wrote about my personal tech road map, and the first milestone on that was to build the Raspberry Pi Laptop out of my Motorola Atrix 4G Laptop Dock and Raspberry Pi. I can’t take credit for this, as the project idea and implementation has been around for at least 2 […]