Category Archives: How To

[GUIDE] Setting Up Your Home Wireless Router

Saturday, September 28, 2013 @ 10:02 pm

I’ll be sharing some of my best practices that I do when I set up wireless routers, integrating ad/tracker blocking, OpenDNS, as well as a few other optimizations, with the help of customized builds of the Tomato router firmware.

[HOWTO] Debrick Your Router

Saturday, September 28, 2013 @ 12:13 am

While setting up my new router (a Linksys E900), I accidently bricked it (brick as in an incomplete firmware upgrade that caused it to not function properly). Moral of the story: don’t do firmware upgrades over a wireless connection; always do it through a LAN/Ethernet cable. Luckily, I have some experience debricking routers, so I’ve […]

[TECHIE] My Favourite Programming Fonts

Monday, September 9, 2013 @ 12:58 pm

I’ve gone through a number of free fonts over the past few years to become a more efficient coder (can you imagine coding in Comic Sans MS?). This post will compare four of my favourite fonts (Anonymous Pro, Consolas, DejaVu Sans Mono, Liberation Mono) and let you choose what your favourite one is.

[GUIDE] Becoming an Excel Ninja (Part I)

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 @ 2:09 am

Microsoft Excel is an extremely powerful tool, and used in many organizations to manage data. This series of posts will go through some commonly-known, and some hidden, gems to turn you into an Excel ninja. Let’s go!

[PRIVACY] Guide: Encrypting Your Email Messages

Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 11:24 pm

This guide will show you how to securely encrypt and send messages to and from your friends/family with reasonable belief no one else would be able to intercept your messages. This tutorial uses Mailvelope and Gmail.