Category Archives: Technology

Android Oreo on Nexus 6

After much trials and references to the below webpages: https://www.androidcentral.com/how-get-android-o-your-pixel-or-nexus-and-how-roll-back-nougat https://forum.xda-developers.com/nexus-6/help/oem-unlocking-greyed-t3491358 https://forum.xda-developers.com/wiki/Google/Device_Codenames I finally found out sadly that [l suspected this initially since the zip file was for Nexus 6P], that l cant run/push Android 8 aka android oreo to … Continue reading

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SSD Upgrade to Samsung Evo 500

Recently upgraded my 2-3 year old Corsair Force 3 240Gb SSD [$199 then] to the Samsung Evo 500Gb [formatted you get 466Gb]. 224Gb is roughly what you get when you format a 240Gb SSD and l have been running out … Continue reading

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CPU_GPU Benchmarks 03-2014

Comparing 3 machines l use/own: Benchmarks from Boinc manager. In Pictures In detail Linux Workstation – running Linux Mint 16 ========================================= Intel Q8200 @2.33Ghz 4 core 8gb ram 1567 floating points MIPS whetstone per CPU 12633 integer MIPS Dhrystone per … Continue reading

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Nvidia Cuda Install on Ubuntu, Linux Mint 16

Installing CUDA from Nvidia on ubuntu, linux mint 16 etc, mainly for gpu programming, boinc, blender etc, click here for this great article. My OS version: steve@c3p0 ~/Downloads $ uname -a Linux c3p0 3.11.0-12-generic #19-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 9 16:20:46 … Continue reading

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Installing Magic Lantern 2.3 On Canon 60D

Installing Magic Lantern 2.3 On Canon 60D with Firmware 1.1.1 After much research online, and hoping l dont brick my trusty DSLR, l finally did it, installed this firmware update successfully on my 60d. Now to learn and explore the … Continue reading

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Strata 2013: Dave Campbell, “Xbox Data is XXL”

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Raspberry Pi

Ordered a Raspberry Pi micro computer from Newark Electronics [$35] and l just received it. It came with 513Mb RAM. Click here for the Raspbian – Debian OS distibution website. Home page for Raspberry Pi can be found here. “The … Continue reading

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Quadro 600 Benchmark

Quadro 600 is a low end budget workstation graphics card certified for CAD/3D applications like AutoCAD, Autodesk Maya, 3ds max etc. Benchmarks gathered can be used to compare this card with other Cards l use in my main workstation. 2 … Continue reading

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SQL Pass

Welcome to PASS summit 2011 video Next SQL release will be SQL 2012, coming early 2012

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Nvidia GPU Bandwith Test

Test result on Nbidia GPU – CUDA [bandwidthTest.exe] starting… C:ProgramDataNVIDIA CorporationNVIDIA GPU Computing SDK 4.0Cbinwin64Relea sebandwidthTest.exe Starting… Running on… Device 0: GeForce GTX 560 Ti Quick Mode Host to Device Bandwidth, 1 Device(s), Paged memory Transfer Size (Bytes) Bandwidth(MB/s) 33554432 … Continue reading

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