My Original Thunder Tiger Raptor 30 Nitro

Found these old photos of the first Raptor 30 I flew circa 2003. Back when we could get 20 minutes of flight on one tank...remember those days? Yes, those are real wooden blades....an OS .30 engine, a remote glow plug attachment, a gigantic gyro and full mechanical linkages/mixing, oh and don't forget the milk carton … Continue reading My Original Thunder Tiger Raptor 30 Nitro

Multimedia Library Server

I've always used iTunes to manage my sharing and remote playing of my media library within my home. As you no doubt know, iTunes sucks at sharing/streaming media. I used iTunes because it was the path of least resistance despite all the verbal abuse I've hurled at it...it's bloated, slow, crashes etc...but that's a whole different article.... … Continue reading Multimedia Library Server

Text To Email Addresses

I often need to send text messages but my only way to send is via email. No worries. All carriers have a email version of your phone number that convert emails to texts. Here is how to figure out your email to text address: AT&T – cellnumber@txt.att.net Verizon – cellnumber@vtext.com T-Mobile – cellnumber@tmomail.net Sprint PCS - … Continue reading Text To Email Addresses

Some Cellular Device Terminology

Cellular devices have many numbers associated with them, especially with respect to the SIM cards. Here's a short list to keep them straight: IMEI stands for International Mobile Station Equipment Identity and is used to identify 3GPP (also known as GSM (AT&T, TMobile, UMTS and LTE devices/networks) and iDEN mobile phones, as well as some satellite phones. It is … Continue reading Some Cellular Device Terminology

Auto running terminal applications (non GUI) on Raspberry PI

Setup This info will likely work for general linux as well, but my focus here is on the Pi. You can set it up directly by editing the rc.local file: sudo nano /etc/rc.local After the initial comments (lines beginning with '#') add the following lines: # Auto run our application sudo /home/pi/projects/my_project.a & "sudo" assumes … Continue reading Auto running terminal applications (non GUI) on Raspberry PI

Configure WiFi on your Pi

I'm using the "official" Wi-Pi USB WiFi dongle and need to configure it. I'm going to do it via terminal over the wired ethernet port to start with. GETTING THE NETWORK DETAILS To scan for WiFi networks, use the command sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep 'ESSID\|IE: IEEE' This will list all available WiFi network … Continue reading Configure WiFi on your Pi

“This version of boot camp is not intended for this computer model” FIXED!

If you have encountered the error “This version of boot camp is not intended for this computer model” on a slightly older Intel Mac that does in fact run Windows 10, try the following: Launch CMD.exe as an administrator. You can do this by right-clicking on it and selecting RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR or left-clicking on … Continue reading “This version of boot camp is not intended for this computer model” FIXED!

Apple Boot Camp 6 Update for Windows 10

Finally got my hands on the update file AppleBcUpdate.exe. It's linked here. Enjoy. Apple did a great job hiding this update from Windows 10 users who want to use the proper Boot Camp 6 drivers and utilities. After hours of searching we finally got it.   -Update, I moved the file in dropbox and have updated … Continue reading Apple Boot Camp 6 Update for Windows 10