Author: meadowlark

September 7, 2022
Car battery UPS - The Right Way

The concept of a car battery UPS is elementary. However, like most things, there are very advanced concepts at play that need to be taken care of. Batteries are extremely dangerous and volatile. They need to be treated well and with respect when building any system that relies on them. Why do you want a […]

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May 10, 2022
T-Mobile 5G Home Internet Review - Rural

It is exactly what I feared... Review Agenda: Gateway specs Tested speeds Router features Rules Use cases Wrap-up Gateway Specs: So, the monolithic black device they sent looks pretty slick. It is a lot like the new Verizon and Comcast Wi-Fi 6 all-in-one's It is a trendy modern mysterious black box that is here to […]

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April 14, 2022
Blue Blocking Glasses?

Ok, besides making you look like a dork, what do they really do? Who knows really, does anyone really know how the human eyes and brain work in their entirety? I do not believe anyone does, otherwise we could construct these things. We can only run tests and draw conclusions from those tests. Blue blocking […]

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February 8, 2022
Ultimate Cross Platform Password Manager/ 2FA key/ SSH key/ VPN key Store/ Crypto Wallet

This has been a culmination of over 10 hours of research. The goal was simple; find a way to securely store all the keys, 2FA TOTP codes, crypto wallets, passwords, SSH keys. All that good stuff in some rugged secure place that is portable and can work with Mac, Windows, and GNU/ Linux. Technology's chosen: […]

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November 9, 2021
Cisco FirePower 1010 FPD Review

Long story short: don't buy it, it is not ready for production. I will give it a fair shake in this review. As I did in testing. I would have never expected this from Cisco. This review will cover the following items: Specs Features Licenses General Overview Specs: So the full list can be found […]

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July 1, 2021
Creating local WordPress sandbox, importing site, pushing changes back to live server

Hello, this subject keeps coming up. It is how do I work on sites without breaking the live thing. Then taking the changes and pushing them into production. This is the method that I use. There are hundreds of ways to do this. This is just my preferred. Steps Install "all-in-one-wp-migration" on the live site […]

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May 12, 2021
Merge WordPress Site Databases, Append Prefix

WordPress and MySql, One in the same BACKUP BACKUP BACKUP!!! Before attempting this. Full server snapshot. Not just WordPress backup! Hello, today I had a task and was unable to find a complete guide for it. So here you go. This is a simple task. You have two sites on the same database server using […]

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January 6, 2021
What is SEO? A SEO Companies Honest Perspective.

SEO, the latest and greatest add on item for every new website contract. I want to be painfully honest with you today. May this article negatively impact my business? No because I am always honest with my clients. However some of my competitors are not. I am here to set the record strait about SEO. […]

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November 6, 2020
Using Caesium to Compress Photos for Web (Windows 10)

Go to: Click this link: Save somewhere on computer: Click download to open Installer: Ignore warning and run installer: Go threw wizard (agree to everything and leave all options default): Finish and launch: Now you are in the program: Time to compress the files. Click on this button: Now browse the computer and select […]

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