We have moved this blog from blog.chrismendlatech.com on Blogger to
http://www.chrismendlatech.com on WordPress on January 17, 2018.
Yes, the site is Butt Ugly right now. I’m working on reformatting things for WordPress
We Should be back to normal in a day or two.
Thank you for your patience.
My verizon droid phone was working great until yesterday. I updated a bunch of my apps via the Market.
Later on that night I noticed:
- When I connected the droid to a charger, it would freeze the screen. In other words, the screen was not responsive to inputs. As soon as I disconnect the charger, the phone is fine.
- When I connected the droid to the laptop I use to sync with, the laptop slowed to a crawl. The task manager on the laptop only showed about 25 percent CPU usage. As soon as I disconnected from the USB, things got back to normal.
I just got a call from some guy with a thick indian accent who sounded like he was calling from a train station.
The creepy thing was that the call was from
989 488 4484 v61209090100005
Just a few minutes earlier I got what seemed to be a legit call from verizon at Continue reading
Veritas Expose – Twitter employees are looking at your private messages including those of your privates…
James O’Keefe of Project Veritas caught twitter employees candidly discussing how they can and do read your MOST PRIVATE MESSAGES. Hundreds of employees are paid to sift through your most intimate tweets and private messages.
Project Veritas exposed Twitter employees openly talking about how they can view the most personal of private tweets. Continue reading
Blogger, a Google Product, is an easy way to start blogging. However, it has some severe limitations. Here is why I’m moving from Blogger to self hosted WordPress.
Is it me, or does the Adsense logo look like a nose??
Be extremely careful when using images on websites of blogs. You can get hit with insane demands for payments or sued for up to $155,000.
As I was resurrecting my blogs, the issue of the rights to images arose. There is no problem with images I took or images inherited from my parents. HOWEVER, using any other images must be done with extreme caution. Continue reading
A standard installation of WordPress works, but it lacks many features that are needed for even a basic site. For any feature that you wish to add, there are usually one or more plugins that will accomplish the task. Plugins are a matter of your needs and personal taste.
KB4056892, the Windows 10 patch to address Meltdown/Spectre installed on my laptop – Performance results are…
There has been a lot of speculation that the software patches to OS’s to address the Meltdown, Spectre could result in a 30 percent performance decrease . The update installed on my laptop on Jan 3rd and the results are.. Continue reading
A Windows 10 patch that is supposed to address Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. BEWARE IF YOU HAVE AN AMD PROCESSOR
Windows has released a patch, January 3, 2018—KB4056892 (OS Build 16299.192), that is supposed to help address the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.. BUT some owners of AMD based machines are reporting crashes.