Useful Browser-Plugins for People interested in Security / Development and the behind-the-scenes of Web-Requests. This is a short overview for a few Plug-Ins I tend to use in FireFox. These provide great and quick insights into a websites “behind the scenes”. Plug-Ins are linked on the Heading of each Item. Terms Of Service; Didn’t Read… Continue reading Must-Have Browser Plug-Ins for Geeks and Security-Aware-Users
Secure PlexAmp for Linux (Raspberry PI) with HTTPS / SSL Certificate
This is a tutorial on how you can get a certificate installed on your PlexAmp media renderer. For example when installed on a Raspberry PI. Prerequisites This tutorial only covers the SSL setup on the Linux device (RPI) not the creation of the certificate itself. There are multiple ways to get a certificate. You can… Continue reading Secure PlexAmp for Linux (Raspberry PI) with HTTPS / SSL Certificate
Why “rooting” is still valid in 2022 and beyond
A lot of articles nowadays says that rooting your smartphone is no longer required in 2022.My opinion on this is: That’s absolute BS. There a plenty of good reasons why you should still do it. Just to name a few… Debloating (removing of apps which come by default) A lot of apps come pre-installed on… Continue reading Why “rooting” is still valid in 2022 and beyond
Changing the NTP (timeserver) on Android devices
Let’s take away one further “call-home” functionality on android devices. While setting up my own Stratum 1 NTP server with a GPS synced clock, I discovered that’s actually not possible to change the NTP server from within the UI / advanced / developer settings in android. So this short post aims to give you a… Continue reading Changing the NTP (timeserver) on Android devices
Firefox doesn’t have to deal with FLoC blocking – This explains why
What is FLoC FloC or Federated Learning of Cohorts is a new technology marketed as privacy friendly ad-tracking. So it creates interest groups for users. For example if you visit a webpage about cars, it adds cars to this group since it seems to interest you. Firefox already blocks it, because: If you take a… Continue reading Firefox doesn’t have to deal with FLoC blocking – This explains why
ASUS Strix X570-E Chipset Cooler Modding
Whenever you want to let the computer run in the same room where you sleep your simply use it as a media center, the chipset fan of some X570 boards considers “silent” something else then we think. In my completely water cooled system, the chipset fan was the loudest device in the entire system, when… Continue reading ASUS Strix X570-E Chipset Cooler Modding
Privacy Tips: Discord
Never share sensible images on discord – not even to your best friend!The image will be stored forever on the server and everyone is able to access it.For example: If you take a picture with the Windows “Snipping Tool”, the filename will always be: “unknown.png”.Therefore the image will be stored as follows:https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/459389848747376650/768174309834227772/unknown.pngBy modifying the numbers,… Continue reading Privacy Tips: Discord
Teamspeak: Push-To-Mute while you’re talking in-game.
Use these simple key bindings to implement a push-to-mute function in teamspeak. This will make sure that you’re muted in teamspeak while you’re talking in-game and you friends won’t hear you twice.
Take your data home – What tools to use as replacements for Google and co.
It’s nothing new that Google isn’t dealing with your data for free. They implemented a lot of ways to make use out of the data you provide. This is primarily used to improve their advertising but also in other ways like training AI-Networks. What are the main components of your daily Cloud-Based life? At least… Continue reading Take your data home – What tools to use as replacements for Google and co.
Using A Transcode Server For Livestreaming With 240Hz (High Bitrate In -> Good Quality Out)
Even with the latest high end CPUs streaming in good quality is pure pain. Either the impact on FPS or the stream quality suffers. A commonly adapted solution is using a secondary PC as streaming PC which then captures the the output of the main PC via a capture card and encodes it using full… Continue reading Using A Transcode Server For Livestreaming With 240Hz (High Bitrate In -> Good Quality Out)