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Hi my name is SumGuy, I will be your honored Rambler today. Not the car, but just a guy with some spare bandwidth throwing his ramblings out there with everyone else.

BlackBerry to offer BBM Android Wear support in early 2015

BlackBerry just announced it’s getting Android Wear support for BBM, and it goes live soonish in 2015. The messaging service is useful only when you have people who use it along with you and if you are intent on using BlackBerry Messaging anyway, even if most of your...
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Cisco Anyconnect VPN issues

I had to use cisco Anyconnect VPN client on windows 8 X64 and it was giving me errors. usually something like : "The VPN Client driver has encountered an error" when I was trying to connect. well found the fix by stalking cisco forums. Go to the Windows 8 Start...
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[App of the week] NASA lets you discover the Moon with Moon Tours

NASA has been researching, mapping and probing Earth’s only natural satellite since the ’60 so they must already know all or almost all there is to know about it. This is why the Jet Propulsion Laboratory from NASA decided to release and Android app named Moon Tours...
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[Freebie] Deadmau5 >album title goes here< album for free on Google Play Music today only

  If you’re a Deadmau5 fan or just a person with a quirky love for electronic music, you should head out to Google Play Music, where you’ll be getting the >album title goes here< album for free! The deal is only available to US citizens though, so if you’re...
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Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 leaked in photos – possible to be released at MWC

Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 is going to be released soon and it appears to be the South-Korean company’s most recent attempt at a ruggedized device. Ruggedized versions of the flagships is not news when it comes to Samsung, but now it wants to create a line of smartphones...
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Minecraft gets story mode for consoles, computers and mobile devices in 2015

  Minecraft’s story mode is just around the corner and it reaches the Android world in 2015. Mojang and Telltale Games have teamed up to give the ultimate cubic sandbox the story it never had.   Telltale games is known for creating stories that people love,...
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Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact unofficially leaked online

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact completely leaked online a few days before the official reveal! Almost six months ago, Sony released the Xperia Z2 at Mobile World Congress and now, at IFA in Berlin this week, newer devices may be released as well. A Facebook page...
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International LG G4 model gets Android 6.0 firmware released

The Android 6.0 firmware for LG G4 was made available today by XDA. The international G4 version got a quick update to 6.0, which means that most H815 models will get the update in due time. Until them you can try your luck with the KDZ files turned into flashables...
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Tech security

In Todays world tech security is an ever important aspect of our lives, everyone and everything out there is trying to break into your life and steal your information, so How do we stay secure? You can find current best practices and urgent issues in the tech security field on this site.

Sysadmin tutorials

As a practicing sysadmin and a consultant for some very promising companies Across the USA I will post sysadmin tutorials that make my life easier when I am trying to do my job.

Devops tips

Devops is a hot field these days, and keeping on top of the field is a constant struggle. I will post what tips I have figured out over the course of my work life and hopefully make your life easier 🙂

System Administrator news

From HeartBleed, Freak, ShellShock, Poodle, or whatever new clamaity may befall us any day now I will try to keep on top of the latest system administrator news affecting our lives.

Best Devops tools

Tools, scripts, libraries, apps and general tidbits that are there to makes our lives easier, I will be posting about all the best devops tools.

Remove spaces from file names via bash

if you need a simple way to remove spaces from file names and replace with an underscore or a hyphen or whatever else here is a bash one liner. You can also do this via python or perl or most likely via php (why? o.0) but since bash / zsh is here and readily available...

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Linux HP Smart Array Raid Controller

A client has a machine in a DC that has a raid controller and 4 hdd's set to raid 10, that's all I was told. I wanted to keep an eye on the hdds, so I needed to install a utility that can monitor and interact with the raid controller.  In my case I have the hp smart...

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HTC One M10 possibly leaked in new photo

  HTC will not announce their new year flagship during MWC with LG and Samsung, but they are expected to do so in the coming weeks. Way before the official announcement, Evan Blass (@evleaks) managed to snatch a photo of the alleged device and you can see it...

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Ubuntu-powered tablet coming from Spain to launch soon

  We can finally talk about an Ubuntu-powered tablet entering the market. The Canonical software developer has finally started to talk about the device, which will be a modified existing tablet from Spanish manufacturer BQ. The Aquaris M10 tablet will be modified...

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LG G5 to be officially announced at MWC in February

  LG G5 will make its first official appearance at MWC on February 21st. It appears that this is the date when ALL of the 2016 flagships are peeking at us and when we will finally be able to see what we can upgrade to this year. LG confirmed that the device will...

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SwiftKey purchased by Microsoft; the app lives on

  SwiftKey has been officially purchased by Microsoft. As it was speculated yesterday, an imminent purchase of the company responsible for one of the most popular keyboard apps was bound to happen.     Financial details were not disclosed but unofficial...

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