Archive for February, 2020

Raspberr Pi 4 Video Issues w/ HDMI?

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

If you are trying to output from Raspberry Pi 4 HDMI to a display and having issues, try this simple fix first (assuming you were able to implement VNC to have desktop access)

  • Connect your monitor to HDMI0
  • Remove all changes from config.txt
  • Reboot
  • In X run the Screen Configuration application
  • Right-click on the rectangle labeled HDMI-1
  • Pick the proper resolution

A new Raspbian Update

Friday, February 7th, 2020

The last major release of Raspbian was the Buster version we launched alongside Raspberry Pi 4 last year. There was a minor release a couple of months later, which was mostly just bug-fixes for the first release (hence no blog post), but today’s release has a few changes that we thought it was worth bringing to your attention.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/a-new-raspbian-update/

NVIDIA may have just broken the game streaming service mold!

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

A game streaming service that allows you to play the games you already bought from different services? It exists, NVIDIA GeForce NOW is the game streaming service that will allow you to do this.

Check it out -> https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce-now/

Speedtest.net Command Line Application

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Looking for a quick command-line version of speedtest.net? Look no further, go here -> https://github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli

The Sound Blaster Story

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Good article on custompc about the Sound Blaster Story

Now celebrating its 30th birthday, the Sound Blaster made a massive impact when it was launched back in 1989. It seems bizarre now, but at that time, gaming was still considered to be a frivolous novelty for the PC, which was primarily a business machine. While the Atari ST and Commodore Amiga had half-decent sound capabilities, most PCs came equipped with only a mono PC speaker, which simply blurted our chirps and beeps like an excitable 1970s telephone. PC audio was terrible.

 

How to “Auto Start Microsoft To Do App at Windows 10 Startup”

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
  • Hit <Windows Key>+R
  • Type “shell:appsfolder” (without quotes)
  • Hit <Windows Key>+ R
  • Type “shell:startup” (without quotes)
  • Drag the “Microsoft To Do” link to the startup folder