Category Archives: Techie

[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] Easy on the Eyes

Saturday, September 7, 2013 @ 9:58 pm

If you stare at screens like me late at night, there are tools out there to reduce eye strain and to sleep better.

[TOOL] Roadkil’s Unstoppable Copier

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 @ 12:11 am

I highly recommend this simple tool to anyone: Roadkil’s Unstoppable Copier¬†(Linux/Windows). What it does is it will keep trying to copy files from a source (e.g. USB disk, hard drive, CD/DVD), even when it is damaged (no guarantee your files will be readable when fully copied, however).