Monday, June 22, 2015

Apple blocks Intel WiDi feature

All Intel CPUs come with WiDi feature (Wireless Display lets you mirror your screen to your smart TV) but apple blocks that hardware feature and makes you buy Apple TV.

I do NOT like that.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

"We used to allow duplicate usernames ..."

Today I got an email from Drupal.com asking me to change a user name I had created 8 years ago ! part of the email says :
"Since there is a duplicate with your name, the alias will not work and your page will not exist on Drupal.org if you try to visit ...
Can you please re-name yourself at https://..."

8 years ago ... duplicate usernames were okay ?

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Hotel Internet smartly block hotel-booking website

Am I the first person in internet that noticed, Hotels complimentary internet, do no't load the search result from hotel booking websites ? (Ex. Kayak... )  You can visit any of those sites, but when you hit search it will say loading ... for ever . very sneaky way of making you buy directly from them !


Monday, March 30, 2015

Crontab -e tricks !

Make sure end the crontab file with a newline (known issue) to debug your crontab add somethign like this (the red color)

crontab -e

33 * * * * /home/medya/Apps/app1/run_all.sh > /tmp/crontab_ouptput 2> /tmp/crontab_error

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