The Intel NUC has been around for a while and considered as one of the best kit to build an HTPC. Before models with Brasswell and Sky Lake chipsets however, I always considered it as a big investment because you would need to grab one with i3, i5, or i7 processors to be sure it would be able to handle all media formats. Plus you probably need to make some additional spending on Windows 8/10 for the operating system.
That perception have now changed with the HEVC hardware accelerated encoding support in the newer chipset generations. Plus the release of Plex Media Player* last year with Embedded Platform app.
It is not that difficult to manually install an SSL certificate on DigitalOcean and ServerPilot stack. Although you need to have basic knowledge of running UNIX command lines and text editor.
For me it was one of the best software purchase decisions I have ever made. If you are serious about building a digital media library and use Plex every day, there is no reason to hold back on signing up to Plex Pass.
This is my first post from the desktop app. Download it here
I discovered about MINIX NEO Z64 and it was the closest one to meet all my requirements to replace my Mac mini to run Plex media player. It comes in two flavors: MINIX NEO Z64A which is basically an Android TV box and shipped with Android Kit Kat 4.4 and MINIX NEO Z64W is actually a micro PC shipped with Windows 8.1 Bing Edition.
In past two years, I have been exposed to Magento consistently through different projects and started to fond it. Having working through many e-commerce platforms before, Magento is certainly a much more complex software and I can honestly say it is not for every person/business.
Amazon Web Services EC2 t2.micro instance combined with Bitnami Cloud Hosting Developer plan, both free products will get you free and terrific WordPress hosting for a year with less than an hour to set up. No command line knowledge actually required, something that usually discourages some developers from touching cloud-based hosting.
Apple is making it ever harder to create a custom HTML email signature on its native Apple Mail app with the latest OS X 10.10 (code name: Yosemite). But this detailed tutorial by Matt Coneybeare will allow you to customize it, with some HTML knowledge.
This morning I received a message on my LinkedIn inbox from a Community Builder at G2 Crowd. It is a startup for reviewing business software, by real users. Just last week I had stumbled into TrustRadius which generally has the same concept, so it got my attention. My take of it? It’s great. With new… Continue reading
First of all, do not get it wrong. “Transaction email” here does not refer to only financial transactions. Quoting from MailChimp blog post: …think of it as “anything that isn’t bulk“. Basically, it is email sent to an individual based on some action. In my own words related to e-commerce, transaction emails are all notification… Continue reading