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A week in Gods Land

Last week I spent a week at the Monastery of Christ in the Desert. It was a nice relaxing time for me to forget my busy life and focus on God and myself. If...

PLEX Media Center

I have spent the better part of 11 years trying to set up the ultimate Media Center for home. It all started with the XBOX using XBMC back in 2003 and slowly worked my...

Less than 2 months

And I am shaving with my Great Grandpa Fred’s straight razor. It was an amazing day to say the least on Saturday the 26th of October! I couldn’t believe just a proper stropping and...

Straight Shaving Reborn

Well, it’s been over 2 years since me and a straight razor have been hand in hand. Last night was a fantastic start. While I am no pro, I did have a decent shave...

S4 is it possible??

After starting my Android journey on Virgin Mobile we have finally moved to Verizon and now I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. Finally a real Android device with a powerful punch. After rooting it...

Do Not Be Afraid

A very short Teaching from Richard Rohr shared from The Work Of People. He has such thoughtfulness and a calm way of explaining things, very much worth the watch! https://www.theworkofthepeople.com/do-not-be-afraid

Samsung Galaxy Victory

Well, it’s time for a new phone and a damn sexy one at that! Currently, I am working on rooting the phone by cheating the update process using an OTA update.zip to allow for...

Vmobi is born…

So from MTDEV to HTCDEV to now Vmobi. I have created a new developer site to integrate all the users from Android Forums that work on the Virgin Mobile phones to all assist one...

So you want to P2V with SCVVM using an OEM License?

Well, this week I had a pain in the keister with SCVVM 2012 and ripping a physical Dell server with OEM Windows Server 2008 R2 to virtual. The problem is when I ripped then...