Why my WAV files played back as noise? (Solution Inside)
As hard disk capacity is getting bigger, some music collectors start keeping their favorite songs in uncompressed format (e.g. DSD/WAV) instead of compressed MP3 format. Recently, we downloaded some musics in WAV extension and noticed that "white noise" was returned when playing in foobar2000 and car player. Let's find out steps to solve this issue.
How to convert CD/DVD into ISO and create ISO from scratch using freeware?
As CD/DVD falls into disuse and HDD size is getting bigger, we begin backup CDR/DVD-R into ISO files. Also, as a software engineer, occasionally we need to provide software installers to customers. Other than Zip file, a more professional way is to build an ISO file and pass it to the customers (so that they can mount it in their OS later). This article shows two of my favorite ISO makers in Win10.
How to update Garmin Malaysia map in Kenwood Head Unit (and probably other Garmin device)?
With the voguish Waze and Google Map, how many of you are still using Garmin map for navigation? I myself have a Kenwood stock head unit with Garmin Sat Nav, and its Malaysia map is still dated 2017. If you own the same Kenwood HU, this article shows you how to update its Malaysia map yourself free of charge.
How to improve Google rank by changing your website from HTTP to HTTPS using SSL?
Isn't it a bit annoying if you are hosting your own website and notice a "Not secure" is displayed next to your URL? For non-e-commerce websites, it is fairly fine to keep it as non-secured. However, Google - the top search engine in the world, may lower your Google rank due to the fact that your site is not "secured". This article shows you how to apply for one SSL certificate at an affordable price (using SSL Dragon as an example), together with detailed steps to install it in Ubuntu/Apache2/CloudFlare environment. Ultimately, Chrome browser will show a nice-looking lockpad next to your URL.
8 Reasons You Need a VPS (Virtual Private Server)
Planning to host your own website? Looking for VPN to access blocked websites? Finding an online storage? If you are an IT engineer or with little IT/Linux knowledge, we strongly suggest you to use Virtual Private Server (VPS) to fulfill above-mentioned requirements. This article shows you 8 reasons you should have a VPS.
70 Linux Questions Asked During Interview
Attending Linux-related job interview? Here are 70 possible questions asked by interviewer. The list is also useful for Linux newbies.
5 Reasons Foursquare/Swarm is Blogger's Life Saver
In year 2014, Foursquare splits its Android/iOS app into two - Foursquare and Swarm. Foursquare is now a city guide showing you points of interest, whereas Swarm is a social tool for you to check-in places. Both apps are integrated. It is sad to see some users actually misused it by rapidly checking-in places they not actually visiting with intention to earn coins and to be at the top of their friend list. This article shows that Foursquare/Swarm can be your lifesaver if you use it properly.
8 Reasons to Use Paint.net as FREE Alternative to Photoshop for Image Editing
Putting piracy issue aside, not many of us can afford Photoshop application. Most of the times, we just need to perform minor modification on existing images such as entering text, highlight important areas or adjusting tone of the image. Paint.net can easily complete most of the simple tasks and it even includes features which are only available in big players. This article shows you 8 reasons you should use this mighty image editor.
"The metadata for this photo has been changed by another application" Lightroom message
"The metadata for this photo has been changed by (both Lightroom and) another application. Should Lightroom import settings from disk or overwrite disk settings with those from the catalog?" is one of the most annoying messages in Lightroom. This article shows you which option to choose in case you are having similar issue.