Eid Mubarak!

Alhamdulillah! its another Eid Adha! Eid Mubarak!!! Allahuma Taqabbalallahu minna wa minkum. May Allah’s blessings and mercy be abundant in our lives and may Jannatul Firdaus be our final abode. Lets call up our loved ones and spread the love. Not text message, whatsapp, tweet or facebook. Let them hear your voice as we celebrate. […]

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How to Install composer on Windows with XAMPP

Recently, I decided to start learning Laravel, a PHP framework that is recommended by lots of blogs and professionals to be one of the best frameworks available for PHP. I use XAMPP on Windows 8.1 for alot of my website development and installing the composer (a  dependency manager for PHP) on the XAMPP installation was […]

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How to download a file from server to server using PHP on shared hosting

Recenty, I was engaged in a number website migrations between servers. One from a shared hosting to a dedicated cloud server instance on Google Cloud running Debian OS. It was pretty easy, as all that is required is to zip the entire website content using the compress tool provided in the Web host’s control panel, […]

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How to Tweak your PC Sound Settings to get Quality Sound with a Headphone

I use a HP Spectre XT Touchsmart, which comes with Beats by Dr. Dre and runs on Windows 8.1. Comes with awesome sound output but when paired with a Nokia BH-503, it gets better. But the Awesomeness becomes greater when you set the Enhancement properties of the Headphone. Here is how to get it done […]

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Unserious blogger

Its funny how every now and then, I quarrel with my self about not writing on my blog and promissing to do so regularly, only to fail and repeat the process all over again. Why?!? I thinks its l largely due to my recent heavy usage of twitter & instagram and the usual cliche called […]

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Streaming Content to Chromecast from a Synology Diskstation

I have owned a Synology DS112j Diskstation (Details | Buy) and a Google Chromecast (Details | Buy) for almost a year. I use the Diskstation mainly for backup purposes since it came pre-installed with 2 TB harddrive and the Chromecast has been dormant because I can not consistently afford the amount of bandwidth it requires […]

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Setting up WordPress Multi-site with Subdomain on Godaddy without Wild-card DNS entry

While working on a WordPress site, I decided to enable Sub-domain Multi-site so that, all departments and units of the organisation can have their separate section. The Website is hosted on Godaddy and I encountered an issue with the sub-domain option as all the sub-site I was creating were not accessible, I researched and found […]

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Upgrading my Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and fixing the issues

Just like anyone else, I always get excited when new versions of applications are released and I always try them. As soon as I got information that Samsung has released 4.3 Jelly bean Stock ROM for Galaxy S3, I went online to get information about how to do the upgrade manually, since it will be […]

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Are you Certified or ‘CertiSHOW’?

Certification is a way of testing proficiency in a field, be it in technology or other areas. There are numerous of them, most popular of which are those sponsored by CISCO Corporation, Microsoft, Oracle, EC-Council, PMP, Prince 2 and others. A holder of a certification is respected and most times given consideration in selection processes. […]

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Speed up your network and block XXX with OpenDNS

First, some intro: What is OpenDNS, and how to get OpenDNS? OpenDNS is a free DNS service that can not only speed up your internet but also provide you options like… Web content filtering anti-phishing, malware protection smart cache and much more. The bottom line is OpenDNS servers have a huge collection IP addresses of millions of web pages. When you look […]

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