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How to Charge an iPod with fruits.

Charging ipod/iphone for free. We apologize for the Music ” Owl City” it wont happen again.

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RaspberryPi Media center – XBMC – Easy Tutorial

This is a quick video showing how to setup XBMC on the raspberryPi using raspbmc. This will turn your raspberry Pi in to a media centre http://www.raspbmc.com/ Check out the forums for help http://forum.stmlabs.com/  

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Maps APIs over SSL now available to all

As public WiFi becomes increasingly ubiquitous, we spend more and more of our time on shared networks. This can expose our personal data to third parties if the sites we access are not secure. Many sites use Google services to store and manage Google data. In response to this, Google is today announcing improved support for SSL […]

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How to Obtain a Google API Key.

Fear not.  Your search is over.  For some reason it is hard to find much less navigate to this part of Google’s dashboard.  So here’s some easy instructions. Get a new Console key from https://code.google.com/apis/console as described in the Version 3 docs at https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/tutorial#api_key. Console keys work with Version 2 and provide the benefits of statistics reporting. It’s […]

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Coolest Things To Do with Your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi powered quadrocopter Originator Says: My finished raspberry pi quadrocopter. More information at www.botched.co.uk. R2D2 Robot Powered by Raspberry Pi Originator Says: This is a birthday gift I built from scratch for my girlfriend 🙂 The hardware is made of a broken Interactive R2D2 toy and a bunch of cheap parts purchased online. Inside, the little […]

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Pithos – Pandora Desktop Client for Linux

Pithos is a Linux based client for the GNOME Desktop for the online music platform: Pandora.com. Although there is a official Flash based Linux client for Pandora.com but it is a RAM hog and does not leave you with a tasteful experience. There is another client called the Pianobar but is only for the command-line. Among all these, Pithos proves […]

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How to Import a Android Project (.apk file or folders) into Eclipse

Whether you have an .apk file or an unpacked folder with the android files within, these steps will help you continue on your quest. If you haven’t unpacked the .apk file yet, you want to click this LINK. It contains step by step on how to unpack .apk files correctly and easily. Once you’ve unpacked […]

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How to Decrypt, Unpack, and Edit .apk files (Android, Eclipse, APKTOOL) – Easy as Pie

Yes you can view or decrypt the XML files of an Android APK file. There is a tool android-apktool It is a tool for reengineering 3rd party, closed, binary Android apps How to do this on your Windows System: Download apktool-install-windows-* file Download apktool-* file Unpack both to your Windows directory Now copy the APK file also in that directory and run […]

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PHP Functions

How to Split an Array into a String with PHP

$myArray = explode(‘,’, $myString);

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PHP Functions

PHP Code for Replacing Characters in a String or Variable

str_replace(‘”‘, “”, $string); preg_replace(“//”, “”, $string); C-style quotes: preg_replace(“/\/\/.*?\n/”, “\n”, $string); CSS-style quotes: preg_replace(“/\/*.*?\*\//”, “”, $string); bash-style quotes: preg-replace(“/#.*?\n/”, “\n”, $string);

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