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
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
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
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?
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?
Frugal living and savings can be managed using only a paper and pen. I try to find easier ways to manage my finance, to do that I usually use my phone. Here I will list all my apps that I have found useful, time-saving and more efficient than paper and pen. SmartAmount Ideal state in… Read More Android apps to manage personal finance
Possibilities of the Internet Of Things or IOT have not been fully realized, at least not as an investment opportunity. IOT makes possible for manufacturers to add value into current products by adding “smart” capabilities. IOT is also a foundation that enables new, innovative products and services. The shift is gradual. In time, IOT becomes… Read More Investment opportunities of the Internet of Things
I like to casually play games. Few months ago I was thinking to upgrade my Xbox 360 with a new device. What would be the best and the cheapest option? Should I get Xbox One, PlayStation 4 or PC? At first, I was thinking to buy PlayStation but at the end, I decided to build a… Read More Playing cheap – Console or PC?