Tech stuff

Debloating Xiaomi Mi Max

After finally having my bootloader unlock request granted, I recently went on a ROOT and ROM spree with my Xiaomi Mi Max. Initially I started with the Xiaomi.eu ROMs which are supposedly less heavy and bloated compared to the Xiaomi natives. Whilst this is true, there is still a lot Read more…

By Olorin, ago
Tech stuff

Enabling ICMP Echo / Ping on WAN of DSL-3780

Hey folks, I’ve a lovely ‘TalkTalk Special’ DSL-3780 “fibre router” in use on a Fibre line with TalkTalk’s YouView service. The router works great for the most part; it’s decently powerful, reasonably quick at forwarding packets, and can actually handle quite some packets routed through it’s SPI Firewall – though Read more…

By Olorin, ago
Tech stuff

Bridge a TG582n via CLI

If you’re looking to bridge a Technicolor TG582n modem router in to bridge mode (modem only, for use with an additional router) but you do not have any templates for WUI, this handy guide is here to help. This is assuming you’re BT’s 21CN ADSL(2+) but will also work with Read more…

By Olorin, ago
General

HTC & Beats Audio part ways

Today is a sad day for me since I learned Beats by Dre & HTC are parting ways 🙁 A few years back HTC bought 50.1% shares in Beats Electronics, effectively giving them full control of the Beats Audio and Beats by Dre brand. Apparently, due to poor sales figures Read more…

By Olorin, ago