Mac OS X 10.6.8 – x86 Legacy Apps

October 17, 2017

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By Cris

The Intel Core Duo and Solo processors used in the first generation MacBooks and MacBook Pros offered no 64-bit support. These are now no longer supported by Apple, nor by app developers – makes sense after 10 years. But what do you do if you still have one lying around? Well in the case of […]

Food nutrient databases

October 6, 2017

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By Cris

Ever wonder what is in your food? Many countries have food nutrient databases that allow searching for macro- and micro-nutrient content of thousands of food ingredients or meals. Micro-nutrients are synonymous with trace minerals and elements. This group is also known to include vitamins. Nutrient reference value databases are useful for general self-directed research for […]

Static DHCP router settings for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server

August 18, 2016

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By Cris

Having set up your Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server installation, you will now need to allow incoming connections to your installation. This portion of the tutorial series will cover basic and advanced DHCP router settings for your local area network (LAN).This guide assumes that you have a router (Eg. Cisco Linksys, D-Link, Apple AirPort, etc) between […]

Intel Macbook Pro Core Duo Guides

November 28, 2017

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By Cris

Still have an older first generation Macbook Pro laptop? Breathe some new life into it and turn it into a dedicated workstation once again! Think of it like a modern typewriter 🙂 I will cover the following areas: Repair and maintenance guides Logic board LCD upgrade/ change LCD CCFL backlight replacement/ fix Common issue fixes […]

BMW NCS Expert Coding

February 27, 2017

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By Cris

BMW vehicles have specialized modules (simple computers) responsible for different regions of the car. Available modules include: ABG – Airbag module AKMB – Instrument cluster DSC – Dynamic stability control EWS – Immobilizer FTM – Rearview module GM3 – General Module 3,4,5 etc IHKA – Heater/AC KMB LCM – Light control module LWR LWS RAD […]