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PHP upgrade on Dreamhost

Short post to verify and check that all went correctly in upgrading PHP from version 5.5 to PHP version 5.6. All looks fine and all seem to be working, please comment if you see anything weird.

Google Pixel and Pixel-XL, but will we get it in South Africa?

On 4 October, Google announced their new Google branded cellphone called Google Pixel and Google Pixel-XL.  The hardware for these phones are made by HTC.  HTC has always made good phones and I like the build quality of their phones but they are not that good at marketing so the relationship with Google will be […]

Google Duo is available in South Africa

Up until today, Google Duo was not available in South Africa from the Google Play store. The only way to install it was to side load the APK which you had to download from somewhere.  What you could do was to pre-register on the Google Play store to be informed when it will be available […]

Receive and Manage International payments with Payoneer

You are a freelancer or a business that needs to receive payments from anywhere in the world no matter where you are.  As business is more global than ever, clients and partners can be based anywhere. This creates numerous challenges dealing with transactions abroad. Whether you’re a freelance web designer, web developer, blogger, or making […]

How-to: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS minidlna fixes after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

This is how I solved the problem with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS minidlna after upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. MiniDLNA is a lightweight DLNA/UPnP media server. The MiniDNLA daemon serves media files (music, pictures, and video) to clients on a network. My setup before the upgrade was as follows: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS […]

All in One Domain name registration and WordPress hosting.

Need a new all in one domain name, well I am your man. Now you might ask why you should use me for you domain requirements. I know that you can do it yourself or get some other company to do it for you but they will make you jump through some hoops and have […]

Ever wondered what Elon Musk is reading at the moment

In an interview by Tom Randall from Bloomberg, Elon Musk was asked what he was reading at the moment and as can be expected from Elon it was something out of the ordinary, It is a book called Twelve Against the Gods by William Bolitho which was first published in 1929. Twelve Against the Gods: The […]

Kickstarter products on Amazon

Ever wanted to shop on Amazon for all the amazing products that gets crowd funded by Kickstarter.  Your wait is over so head over to Amazon and join the community and buy your desired product.

Elon Musk Autobiography review – the man behind Tesla and SpaceX

As an South African, I follow what Elon Musk is up to and I have just read the Autobiography of Elon Musk that was written by Ashlee Vance and I can highly recommend the book to anybody, whether you a South African, whether you in business or just the ordinary man on the street.  Link […]

How To – type accented caracters on MacOS/OSX ie é in Pokémon

Ever wondered how to type accented characters, that characters with something on top on a MacOS or OSX system.  Solution is very easy. When typing just hold the character down and a little pop-up menu will appear from where you can select the required character you want. See example for “a”: So for Pokémon, hold […]