Category Archives: Tips

[Android] “Cannot connect to camera” Fixes/Workarounds

Sunday, May 4, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

This seems to be a growing issue with Android phones, affecting users on versions 4.3 and 4.4 (Jellybean and KitKat). It’s particularly annoying because the camera is one of the key features for smartphones (e.g. selfies, food pictures, QR code scanning). Imagine an important event is unfolding before your eyes, you whip out your phone, […]

[GUIDE] Recovering Data

Friday, April 18, 2014 @ 5:18 pm

Our electronic data are something we usually take for granted until we accidentally delete it, physically lose it, or it deteriorates (datum = singular, data = plural). This post will go through best practices, and list tools/procedures on how to recover lost electronic data. The programs mentioned in this guide are mainly for Windows systems, […]

Cable Internet Service Providers in Toronto

Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 9:59 pm

I am happily typing out this blog post while connected to my new Internet service provider (ISP), Start Communications, transferring from Rogers. This post will detail my rationale behind my choice, featuring quite a bit of number crunching.

[TIPS] General Computer-Related Best Practices

Monday, February 17, 2014 @ 4:21 am

I’ve decided to compile a list of different best practices when it comes to using and maintaining a clean and malware-free Windows-based computer, along with a list of software I recommend and personally use. The goal of this post is to act as a reference guide for beginner/novice computer users to be self-sufficient and potentially […]

[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.