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Turn on Android Developer Settings

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Tech Tip Since Android 4.2 there has been a hidden way to turn on the developer settings. USB debugging the usual reason to turn on the feature. How to do it: Find and click ‘About Phone’ in your settings menu–

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Windows 7-10 Test Mode

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Tech Tip While not necessarily safe to allow non-standard/unsigned or development drivers on a system, one may do that in test mode. This is how you do (or undo) test mode in Microsoft Windows 7 and newer (including Windows 10).

Posted in Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1

Windows 8-10 Boot Menu

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Tech Tip This works in Windows 8/8.1 and 10. Open an Administrator Prompt and type this command: bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy Now reboot and you will now have the option of the F8 boot menu that existed in older

Posted in Windows, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1

Windows 7-10 & Vista God Mode (Master Control Panel)

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Tech Tip Create a folder in Windows Vista, Windows 7-10 and change the name to this: GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} You can modify the text as you like before the period in front of the CLSID: Win7-10_GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} Clicking on the new God Mode

Posted in Vista, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista

Get dtrace and iotop back on Mac OS X

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Security in versions of OS X has been updated with the no-root theme with System Integrity Protection. Unfortunately that also includes dtrace and commands like iotop that rely on it. One can reboot a Mac into recovery mode and fix

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Posted in Apple, Debugging, Macintosh, OS, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Programming, Uncategorized

Firefox follows Microsoft Edge: adds -webkit- prefixes

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[ View All Firefox CSS Hacks ] These are my legal CSS Hacks for fixing web browser quirks or outright bugs. Please enjoy, I have been working on them for years. May it help you if you need them. Please

Posted in Chrome, Chrome 28, Chrome-All, Cool Code, CSS, CSS Hacks, Edge, Edge-All, Firefox, Firefox 22, Firefox-All, Hacks, Microsoft, Programming, Safari, Safari 9, Safari-All, Software, Spartan, Spartan-All, Uncategorized, Web, Web Browser, Web Browsers

HTML+SSL CSS Hacks for Firefox 22 and 23

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[ View All Firefox CSS Hacks ] These are my legal CSS Hacks for fixing web browser quirks or outright bugs. Please enjoy, I have been working on them for years. May it help you if you need them. Please

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Posted in Computers, Cool Code, CSS, CSS Hacks, Firefox, Firefox 22, Firefox 23, Hacks, Software, Tech, Web, Web Browser, Web Browsers