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hOme.beardedDonkey - A few small online security tips
A few small online security tips 
So recently I noticed a website I frequent was not connecting using HTTPS (secured HTTP protocol) even though I changed my bookmark to directly use HTTPS. Why is this even something I think about you may ask? Read More...

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Copying Media - Who Stands to Win the War? 

Since history has been recorded, information has been copied.


I find myself wondering about the whole intellectual property/copyright/pirating/mp3/movie downloading/bit torrent topic quite a bit. While I can fully understand the one side of the debate: that people create "art" or something of value through their creative processes and should be able to make money off it, and the other side that: the companies and people that make this stuff are rich enough and just being greedy, I still find myself on a middle ground in this. Read More...

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HOWTO: Remove Air Filter Housing from 2002 Mazda Tribute 
Here is a step-by-step guide for removing the air filter housing ("air box") from a 2002 Mazda Tribute. Sorry no photos yet. I am still jiggering around with mine and havent gotten to that yet.

I ripped out the air filter housing today foolishly following instructions in the manual. I didn't have to pull it out, but I documented it so I put it up for the internet. Read More...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 - Corroded Mainboard/Charging Socket Fix 
This article documents how I fixed a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 7 inch from a no boot state. The problem was corrosion in the charging socket. Note that this advice is given with no responsibility if you try it yourself. Enjoy! Read More...

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