Reverse engineering the leynew WF510 light bulb adapter
A few weeks ago I ordered some WF510 WIFI enabled E27 adapters. The WF510 is a device you place between your light fixture and your light bulb, that allows you to control the light with an iOS/Android app. At $56 per lot of 3, they’re the poor man connected light bulb. The reason I bought…
Macbook Pro SSD Upgrade
Today I replaced the 7200 RPM 250GB Hard Drive in my laptop with a 120GB SSD. Here are the Xbench Disk Test results: More important though is how the system feels: blazing fast – I never expected this level of improvement!
Broken MicroSD card
I’ve put my phone’s 8GB MicroSD card in an adapter the wrong way, and this is what happened when I tried to pull it out: Then I remembered how my father was excited they got a 40MB hard drive in the computer training center where he worked, 20 years ago. It was huge! Two hundred…
What to do when the MacBook battery drains in Sleep
A couple of weeks ago my MacBook battery started to drain heavily when the computer was in sleep (standby) mode. This was really troubling – and while I was still getting a decent enough run on a full charge, a “Service Battery” notice also appeared on the power menu. The fix? A reset of the…