The 3 Best Hybrid Laptops of 2016

Looking at the market, so after researching some indepth reviews, I categorized what I believe to be some of the best hybrids on the market as of Oct, 2016.

The three best hybrid laptop/tablets are

  1. HP Spectre x360
  2. Samsung ATIV Book 9 Spin
  3. Lenovo Yoga 900

When you go for a laptop for this category, you’ll want to take a look at a comfortable screen size, and less heat so you won’t burn your hands while holding it. The 13inch is probably most relevant and appropriate in display size. The Spectre is said to have the best build and design, while heat issues, and sturdy has stood out as common issues (for tablet mode). The Samsung Spin has been said to be a great contender, but graphics card seems to be a limiting factor. Yoga 900 while it may not have a attractive build, it certainly has a well known brand with great build form factor and size perfect for tablet mode.

The biggest things to watch out in this market is Optane-equipped laptops (faster than SSDs) with Kaby Lake (the new processor with a margin of minor performance gain). These are expected to hit the market in 2017.

How to Install MegaRAID Storage Manager (MSM) on your Softlayer Server

If you have a Softlayer bare metal server and you want to install the latest or upgrade to the latest MegaRAID Storage Manager (MSM), this guide is for you. You need to first identify the RAID card used on your server. In our test example, the RAID card is MegaRAID SAS 9361-8i.  You can find the MegaRAID Storage Manager software here: http://www.avagotech.com/products/storage/raid-controllers/megaraid-sas-9361-8i#downloads

  1. On that page download MegaRAID Storage Manager (MSM)
    http://docs.avagotech.com/docs/16.05.04.00_MSM_Windows.zip
  2. Unzip MSM zipped file
  3. You might have to disable Windows Smart Screen to unzip or run setup
  4. Run setup.exe
  5. Aside from the normal prompted “Next..”, select the following specific options:
  6. Choose Custom during installation and not Complete
  7. Select “Standalone” During client type

    MegaRAID Storage Manager Softlayer Setup

  8. Unless you are using LDAP, set it to “No”
    MegaRAID Storage Manager Softlayer LDAP Setup
  9. Select the defaut, “Since Log Clear”

MegaRAID Storage Manager Softlayer Log Setup

10.   Select the key size “1024”MegaRAID Storage Manager Softlayer Key Setup

11. Hit next and you should be just about done. If you’ve any questions, post below or contact Softlayer.

WordStream Keyword Tool Scam

WordStream‘s Free Keyword Tool, unlike other keyword suggestion tools, does not return a virtually unlimited number of keywords, including multi-word long-tail keywords, and is definitly not easy to find long-tail keywords with this free keyword research tool. Why? Because I tried it.

I used the tool here: http://www.wordstream.com/keywords

Entered my email after searching the term “places to visit austin”.

All I got in the email was an auto-generated .csv file for excel with no result, just absolute auto-generated premade text as shown in the screenshot. It does not even make any sense, some empty fields and I gave my email away.

WordStream Keywood Tool Scam

 

If this is a preview of what is more to come, just stay far from them. Just harvesting another email address for their seo and business.

How to run SQL from WHM / cPanel

How to run SQL from WHM/cPanel using phpMyAdmin

To run SQL From WHM / cPanel using phpMyAdmin, it is quite simple, follow the instructions in this video below and you’ll be executing SQL commands in no time using the built-in function of phpMyAdmin.

 

Easiest and Reliable Favicon Generator

If you’re looking for a reliable and working favicon generator, I strongly recommend checking out http://www.favicon.cc/

It looks very simple and underpowered by it’s pretty amazing what you can do once you get the hang of it. Try moving the swatch around and applying colors to the blocks, before you know it you’ll be writing symbols that identify with your site.

What does this Java KVM Error mean?

So you’re using KVM and you get the error

  1. Your security settings have blocked an application from running due to missing a “permissions” manifest attribute in the main jar

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