Last week when I opened my mid-2012 MacBook Pro I was greeted with question mark icon. From this I made fast diagnostic and I bought a new SSD, but it did not do any difference. Maybe the problem is the motherboard or SATA-cable? I decided to buy a new laptop. Requirements were… Read More My laptop died… Now what?
There came two coincidence that made me writing this post. I just love the idea of storing everything in one place and I have been using Evernote since 2010. A month ago I started using Google Keep. Google Keep has become my number one note making, reminder, and productivity tool. Google Keep is free Google… Read More Be more productive using Google Keep
What can you get with $35? Raspberry Pi 3 is low-cost, single-board computer costing only $35. I ordered my Raspberry Pi 3 from Modmypi.co.uk. Delivery to Finland took 5 days. Best thing in Raspberry Pi is versatility. You can use Raspberry PI in all kinds of tasks. I use it mainly as an HTPC (Home… Read More Low cost computing with Raspberry Pi 3
The normal change interval of a smartphone is around 2 years. Manufacturers support devices with updates for 3 years or less. Sony Xperia Z3 was released in September 2014 and had support less than 2 years, the new Nougat update does not arrive on Xperia Z3. There is still a good chance to get phones… Read More Save money by rejuvenating your old android phone
I have looked for new investment opportunities and done research to find stock candidates. Dividend stocks are a good option, especially when markets are bearish and there is tension in the air. Dividend stocks usually are not as volatile as other stocks. The reason is that stocks usually pay the dividend quarterly and are that… Read More Dividend stock picks for spring 2016
Electric bicycles or E-bikes are more common sight on the streets. There are a large variety of E-bike models for different use. The marketing has changed. When previously e-bikes were marketed for elder people, now they are more mainstream and marketing is targeted to a larger audience including hobbyist and commuters. The Haibike Sduro Hardnine… Read More Haibike Sduro Hardnine SL E-bike
For everyone there comes a time when something new and unique should be produced, it can be music, writing, drawing, content or a business idea. Whatever the task is, it involves new idea, thinking, and creative process. Producing ideas can be a challenging task. I often find myself facing a new problem without a single thought what… Read More How to generate new ideas and get things done
I have been 3D-printing for 7 months. At first, it was great to tinker with the 3D-printer. The printer was running almost all the time. Now things have developed in a way that I usually print once or twice a week. I have had an assumption that 3D-printing is cheaper than actually buying things. Let’s do some… Read More Can you save money by 3D-printing?
Day to day living is full of decisions, big and small. But are the decisions always correct and outcomes proper? Is it possible to develop decision-making skills and make better decisions? What is the process behind our decisions? Two types of decisions When we drive a car or do some other activity that we are familiar,… Read More Make better decisions
39% of Americans have unpaid credit card debt and 21% have student loans. Eliminating credit card and student loan debt is critical to building long-term wealth. Why is Credit and Student Loan debt so bad? Two reasons: Financial Flexibility Lost Money Financial Flexibility A good indicator of personal financial health is your disposable income. This… Read More Eliminating Debt: Why it matters?