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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.

MediaTek announces new processor aimed at smart wearable market

  MediaTek just announced a new processor aimed specifically at the wearable market. When most wearables and smart watch manufacturers choose to use re-purposed older processors like Snapdragon 400, someone decided it's high time that hardware components made...
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ZeroLemon 9000 mAh external battery for LG G3 sells for $59.99 on Amazon

ZeroLemon returns with a new external battery for another device. This time we’re talking about LG G3 which will receive a grungy case with a 9000 mAh battery that costs only $60! The boost should increase the smartphone’s duration three times to the current autonomy!...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 gets update to Android 5.0.1 – only US, Canadian and French WiFI versions update

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is getting the Lollipop 5.0.2. If you want a strong tablet right now, this is the best choice you can make if you don’t mind the rather spicy price and Samsung’s usual bloatware. It launched with KitKat and now it’s getting an OTA to 5.0.2...
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Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 tablet get global update to Android Lollipop 5.0 today!

If you own a Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact or Z3 tablet and you haven’t received a notification yet, check that Update section now as Sony just announced a global update to Android Lollipop for these devices! If you were eager to explore Lollipop ever since you heard...
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Nexus 5 update to Android 5.0.1 – stability and battery life improved

  If you have a Nexus 5 you should start hitting that Update button as the Android 5.1 OTA is rolling out in stages starting today. T Mobile and Sprint have already shared the news with their customers.   T Mobile is giving out the LRX22C version and the...
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T Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S6 gets update to Android 5.1.1 plus RAW support

T Mobile is updating its most popular devices these days and now it’s time for Samsung Galaxy S6 to get an official Android 5.1.1 build. With this OTA, Samsung managed to include support for RAW  photography that you can’t use with the stock app at the moment.  ...
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The rumor mill – LG G3 to have a 2k display screen

LG recently confirmed that its next device will sport a 2560 x 1440 pixel display. A leaked photo presenting the new LG G3 offers some light on the next big thing coming from the South-Korean manufacturer, but it also shows a benchmark with some interesting...
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OnePlus One to launch in EU countries – events to be held in Prague, Warsaw and Budapest next week

It’s been a year now since OnePlus One started to ship on certain markets via the invitation system and a few months ago that atrocious condition was scratched. Now, the device will also become available to some countries in the EU with the future promise of coming to...
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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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