Use PPTP on macOS Sierra

If you use PPTP for macOS Sierra, with the new update from Apple, PPTP was removed natively from the OS . The reasoning for this was quite simple; PPTP was insecure method of connection to a private backend. Following this update, 3rd party companies came into the scene to provide support for PPTP. The following article will cover some of the most popular PPTP options for Apple macOS Sierra. The following 3rd party (in addition to the ones Apple listed), should work for PPTP connections. Continue reading

Gifts of men featuring President Obama

Best Gifts For Men

Gifts of men featuring President Obama

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When birthdays, holidays, baby showers, wedding showers, and all types of events prop up in life, you need to find a gift. For me it is one of the most difficult things because I become lost. Lost in what could anybody want that hasn’t been seen, bought before. Then the internet surprises me, I buy it, and it makes someone’s day. I wanted to share some things that I found to be great sources to find gifts for men, (I’m sure you can find gifts for women there as well!). By the way none of the links below are referral or marketing links so this is free advertising for the companies mentioned below. Continue reading

Htpasswd Password Protect your Website using NGINX 1.11.4

HTTP Authentication using htpasswd and nginx

HTTP Authentication using htpasswd and nginx

When you use NGINX 1.11.4 and you want to protect your website or a directory within your website, try the following simple code to get you going. Initially I had some trouble setting it up myself and believe this article be a great help for all. Continue reading

Schedule your next email for Gmail & Boomerang Review

schedule your email for a later time

schedule your email for a later time, source: wikipedia.org

Scheduling emails to be sent at specific times can be tough. Especially if you’re not at the desktop when you need to send the email and since a function isn’t built into Gmail itself.

Frankly when something so popularly desired isn’t available, you can expect someone to make a plugin, or an addon for Gmail.  Email providers by default should have the ability to schedule email, but sadly don’t which is quite odd. It can be added using a 3rd party as shown below.

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How to get unbanned from StumbleUpon

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What it is

Stumbleupon, is a great service. It is one of a kind and probably the only portal service that allows you to visit the vastness of the web and find the jewels and interesting sites across the world. When the service first started, I remember joining it and I was in middleschool. It was probably the most fun way to use my time after school. It was beginning to replace my Channel 11 WB after-school-watching ritual. I used it after homework to browse the deep web at night. Continue reading

Confusing Marketing

Adverises a trial plan as "Forever Free"

Adverises a trial plan as “Forever Free”

So I was looking through Soundest, a service that appeared to be giving an indefinite free plan for their email program, however when I click on “Start for free”, its a trial – definitely not “Forever”.

Definitely not simple pricing and was a surprise; boo!

I hate it when companies, and marketeers do this, it ruins interest and trust in services and its simply confusing.

Quickly Deploy WordPress

setup wordpress fast

If you are tired of manually uploading new WordPress folders and getting frustrated with just the thought of getting a new WordPress going try the following to get you going. Come back and utilize this script whenever you feel you’ll have a breakdown from just thinking about setting up a WordPress as this will simply cover the elementary to get it to actually work. Continue reading