Nov 30 2016 0

Apps for November 2016

Nothing at all. Too busy with other things…

Nov 18 2016 0

Putting my blog on a diet

When ever I include images in a post I use the services of TinyPNG to compress these images. Still I noticed that from time to time loading a blog page took a (relative) long time.

Using the built-in developer tools from Safari I took a look at the Network tab to see that was taking a long time.

Oct 31 2016 0

Apps for October 2016

iStat iStat
Bjango Pty Ltd
Version 3.0 iStat displays a huge range of detailed system stats, including CPU, memory, disk space, network usage, temperatures, fan speeds and more.

To be able to mointor your Macs and PCs you will need to install iStat Server on the machine you want to monitor. iStat Server is available for Mac, Windows and Linux.
Price € 9.99
Platform Mac
Requires OS X 10.10 or newer
Size 11.8 MB


Sep 30 2016 0

Apps for September 2016

WoW Legion Companion WoW Legion Companion
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Version 1.0.2 Indispensable companion app for the latest expansion for World of Warcraft, Legion.
Price Free
Platform iPhone/iPad (Universal)
Requires iOS 8 or newer
Size 230 MB


Sep 20 2016 0

Yellowjacket 2.2 GH/s USB ASIC Miner

As with the LKETC USB Scrypt Miner I also wanted to rig up another Raspberry Pi to mine some Bitcoin again using a couple of Yellowjacket ASIC miners. These Yellowjackets are similar to the Nanofury.

Yellowjacket 2.2 GH/s USB ASIC Miner
Sep 13 2016 0

Fixing iTunes unknown error 11503

More often than not I am getting the following error message when trying to update (download updates) iOS applications from within iTunes.

Could not purchase "xxx". An unknown error occurred (11503).
Sep 11 2016 0

Rikomagic troubles

After roughly 3 weeks having the Rikomagic MK06 running it started to act weird’ for lack of a better term. The device was experiencing a number of issues;

  • Network connection was not working, UTP or Wi-Fi, both could get an IP address but nothing seemed to be working
  • Also all of a sudden the Nova Launcher I had selected as default launcher wasn’t working anymore, but at least the original launcher (RKM_launcher V2) still worked.
  • and the device was responding very slowly to user actions
Sep 09 2016 0

LKETC USB Scrypt Miner

Over a your ago I had bought an USB Scrypt miner via eBay. This miner is able to hash at about 144-270 kH/s, depending on the frequency the device is running at (it has a tiny switch on the end)

LKETC USB Scrypt Miner
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