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Danny Stieben

/ Joined 23 March, 2011

Danny is a senior at the University of North Texas who enjoys all aspects of open source software and Linux.

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Back to School? How to Organize Your Classroom Work With Evernote

Internet

Back to School? How to Organize Your Classroom Work With Evernote

School time can become stressful for both students and teachers, especially in high school and later in college. Therefore, it’s absolutely crucial that you stay as organized as possible so that you know where to find the information you need and make things as easy as possible for yourself. Evernote is a fantastic tool to take care of all of this.

11-09-2013
Back to School? How to Organize Your Classroom Work With Evernote
How to Easily Root, Unroot and Unlock any Nexus Device

Android

How to Easily Root, Unroot and Unlock any Nexus Device

The great thing about the Nexus devices like the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 is that they’re easily upgradable, they’re free of any bloatware provided by vendors and carriers, and they’re made to be tinkered with. Google knows that nerds would want to get customize devices like that, so they don’t try to get in the way of such actions — the bootloader on Nexus devices is easily unlockable, which opens up a world of possibilities with the effort of a single command. Depending on your own needs from your Nexus device, there are a few ways of rooting, unrooting, and unlocking the device.

30-08-2013
How to Easily Root, Unroot and Unlock any Nexus Device
Sennheiser MM 550-X Wireless Travel Headphones Review and Giveaway

Product Reviews

Sennheiser MM 550-X Wireless Travel Headphones Review and Giveaway

Sennheiser, a German-based audio company, has produced some great audio equipment, including the Sennheiser HD 598 headphones that I reviewed not too long ago. I wanted to see what other kinds of innovative headphones they had, and the seemingly “all-in-one” package found in the MM 550-X spiked my interest.

29-08-2013
Sennheiser MM 550-X Wireless Travel Headphones Review and Giveaway
Tiny Core Linux Is Your Smallest Choice For An Operating System

Linux

Tiny Core Linux Is Your Smallest Choice For An Operating System

Linux’s capacity for configuration is exceptional — while it’s pretty known that you can configure it to however you like (such as with SUSE Studio), that capacity isn’t limited to just the selection of used software (ranging everywhere from the graphics stack to the desktop environment to the office suite). In fact, one of the great benefits of Linux’s flexible nature is that you can put the software on any computer imaginable, from high-powered supercomputers to netbooks to embedded systems such as aircraft entertainment systems.

28-08-2013
Tiny Core Linux Is Your Smallest Choice For An Operating System
Full-Featured vs. Basic Linux Code Editor: Eclipse and Geany Compared

Linux

Full-Featured vs. Basic Linux Code Editor: Eclipse and Geany Compared

If you’re someone who writes code regularly, it’s highly important that you use a code editor that you’re comfortable with. Under Linux, there is a large selection of editors to choose from, each one aimed at different types of programmers. Choosing just two editors to compare is really hard, but I chose my two favorites: Eclipse and Geany.

20-08-2013
Full-Featured vs. Basic Linux Code Editor: Eclipse and Geany Compared