Changing your username

Well – as you likely know doesn’t allow a username change (like – it isn’t 2018 and all) so my terrible username of choice back when I was 16 (computermann24 if you must ask) was still stuck with me. I did however want my listening history from all the way back because I like […]

Picking the right ISP

A question that comes up quite often is “what is the best ISP?” – what people fail to ask is what they’re looking for in an ISP? This normally contributes of 5 things: Speed: What is the best service I can get? Reliability: Not to be confused with internal wiring issues (more on that later). […]

IoT vs Google DNS

I’ve had a bit of a run about with a company that makes very good wireless products but with a major flaw and that is that they embed Google DNS into their products… Here’s the problem. On the network I am running this wireless gear external DNS is blocked and this wireless product so happens to […]

Ubiquiti UniFi with LetsEncrypt

I’ve been running a Community UniFi Controller for Geekzone forum members free of charge for their UniFI gear a few months now and a few people wanted to know how I am securing it with LetsEncrypt so here is a quick guide for Ubuntu 16.04 for a rather secure UniFi cloud server. I’ve adapted the installation script […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 WiFi Fix

As you may know the Surface Pro 3 + Surface Pro 4 / Surface Book WiFi is terrible. This is caused by a combination of a poor choice in WiFi chipset (a Marvell AVASTAR Wireless-AC Chipset – basically an all in one package with WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC) with driver issues. It is somewhat fixable […]

Cambium Networks cnPilot R201 Review

Lets face it, wireless routers these days are seemingly inspired by spiders – they’re trying to pack as many features, antennas etc in as possible without focusing on what they need to the most – functionality. I’ve been noticing routers that try to pack as many antennas in as possible, they’re ugly and not strictly […]

My UFB installation

I’ve been waiting for this moment for around 3 months – had a total of 16 bookings of different dates with promises to get UFB but in the end my ISP (2degrees) got a little sick of me waiting so they ensured I got an install at a date that worked for me. At first […]