Author: hxdai

AEM Cold Air Intake on ’14 Mazda CX-5 2.5L – FITS LIKE A GLOVE


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GoPro Vlogging rig Setup – handheld AND in-car


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NVIDIA graphics card, CUDA/OpenCL, mining Ethereum, Davinci Resolve

With the recent boom(again) in cryptocoin, and the feasibility of GPU mining, I have re-started some experiments on GPU mining Ethereum with my GTX970. Following some online tutorials, I managed to get around 21MH/s on my one GTX970, which puts

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Xbox app on windows 10 – scaling causes crash

I was trying to get xbox app on win10 working with my laptop, and for some reason, the app will crash at startup. Tried all the normal methods I found online, and no luck. So I decided to look into

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Get Windows Update working again for Vista

Over Black Friday I got a new laptop, the new HP Spectre X360 with 7th gen i7, 8G RAM/256G NVMe SSD, a sweet sweet machine. So I reverted my trusty old dell E6400 to its original OS, Vista Business SP2.

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Setting up your own home server the dummy way – Beginning, Hardware

This is my journey of setting up my own home server for things that I do: sharing files within my home network, download videos, stream local media to all my devices in home network, and build my non-career skills on

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Woodworking in apartments – more tools

Last time I wrote about tools for woodworking in apartment environment was about 10 months ago. Since then I have managed to add quite some tools, so I’ll give an update here. The general thought was to limit noise but

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Woodworking in apartment: tools

When people talk about woodworking tools, they talk about table saws and drill presses and loud tools etc etc. Yes, those are essential tools for a legitimate wood shop, but for all us beginning woodworkers who doesn’t have a garage

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Man I’m lazy…

Been like what, 7 months? Not a whole lot happened in those months, other than a long winter(which is fine since I managed to get wife on skis!), which sort of restarted 2 days ago… Alright, so what’s happening? Apparently

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Get control from datatemplate in longlistselector

note: what you’re about to read is a long blah about some computer programming trial&error and possibly filled with newbie mistakes. So I was working on the stocktwits app for wp8, and I ran into this problem: I defined a

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