Android ROM Series: How to Flash a Custom Recovery on Your Android Device – Part 2

By | On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 - No Comments »

If you have read our previous article about what root, custom recovery, and custom ROMs are, then by now you should be familiar with the term Custom Recovery. In brief, a custom recovery is a third-party recovery that you can flash on your Android device and enjoy a number of features it has to offer. One of the main reasons why people use a custom recovery is for flashing custom ROMs. There. 

Reptyr – Moving Processes to Another Screen Shell [Linux]

By | On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 - No Comments »

In Linux, while running a process that needs a long time to run, it can be a pain to terminate it halfway because you’re out of time, or because you need to get home. If you have ever encountered a situation like this before, then you really need to get the Reptyr tool. What is Reptyr? The Reptyr tool is a command line utility that takes a running process from one terminal and migrates. 

How to Use Terminal to Convert Audio Files to Ringtones in OS X

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Most of you will have a number of songs in your iTunes library, and chances are some will have hundreds and thousands of songs in their library. You might also like a sound bite or two and would like to use them as a ringtone for your phone. While there are a number of third-party apps that’ll let you do this, your simplest option is to use a utility available in OS X’s Terminal. 

Will We Not Have to Charge Devices in the Future?

By | On Monday, April 14th, 2014 - No Comments »

When you plug your phone into its charger, you’re probably already so used to it that you don’t realize how much of an inconvenience it is. You require the right kind of cable (although most phone manufacturers are phasing in universal USB charging), the proper milliamperage, and the right cable length. What if I told you that soon we’ll be seeing a future in which we don’t. 

Play the Classic Snake Game in the Linux Terminal

By | On Monday, April 14th, 2014 - No Comments »

Do you feel bored sometimes and wish that you could have some fun on your computer? While there are tons of games that you play on your machine, nothing beats the old classic snake game that we all used to play on our cellphone. And to make it better, play it in the terminal (or even the command prompt in Windows). nSnake is a small command line application of the classic snake game. It has.