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DIY Universal ProClipUSA

DIY Universal ProClipUSA

So about 7 months ago I bought a rocking ProClipUSA for my then Google Galaxy Nexus phone. I even popped a little more for the USB charger cable setting me back $89.48 total with a 10% promo code. It sounds like a lot for cell phone car mount and it is, however it's...

A week in Gods Land

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 you ever get a chance to get away I would highly recommend it.

PLEX Media Center

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 way into a Windows 7 computer running Windows Media Center using (2) XBOX 360's as extenders. I also...

Less than 2 months

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 the blade was almost 100% shave ready. I had to end up honing after the shave and will...

Straight Shaving Reborn

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 which I can tell is the beginning of a beautiful relationship. Like all things, you need to start slow and...

S4 is it possible??

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 and slapping CyanogenMod on it, it's the most beautiful cell phone I have ever...

Do Not Be Afraid

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

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 root. Once I get it rooted this way it will allow me to rip the stock recovery.img and also...