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Techmantium is a technology blog covering a wide range of technology topics and life hacks, including desktop PC, smartphones, tablets, Raspberry Pi, software, security, operating systems, mobile, storage, servers, gadget hacks and technology companies such as Microsoft, Google and Apple.

Here you will find my tutorials on everything from making the switch from Windows to Linux, building your own cloud server, working with a Raspberry Pi. You can also find my tech gadget reviews, privacy and security articles and some hardware hacks.

 

DIY Raspberry Pi UPS
18th December 2017Projects
Raspberry Pi's are low-cost computers, great for education, projects and ideal for home servers. They are however vulnerable to power cuts which corrupt the SD card. This simple DIY project allows you to build a DIY Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) from a mobile phone power bank and a few lines of code.
Building a Raspberry Pi based Personal Cloud Server
23rd November 2017LinuxProjects
Now you have your new Raspberry Pi, you may be wondering how to use it. This guide will show you how to flash Raspbian, boot into your Raspberry Pi, configure and build a personal cloud server secured with SSL from Let's Encrypt.
Stay Safe Online - Protect Yourself from Fraud
9th November 2017Privacy & Security
Fraudsters may try to obtain your confidential or personal information through phone calls, text messages or emails that look genuine, here are a few tips for staying protected when browsing websites online.
Dual Booting Windows and Linux with BURG
29th September 2017Linux
How to dual boot Windows and Linux and have a cool looking boot menu to select which operating system to load.
Installing Linux Step by Step
31st July 2017Linux
Installation of Linux has been seen as a difficult task for new users. This step-by-step guide is so easy that everybody can install Linux Mint easily.
First Look at the RaspberryPi 3
23rd July 2017Hardware
Four years after the launch of the first Raspberry Pi, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has just announced the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. Here is my first look at a Raspberry Pi which I will be using in some upcoming projects.
Top 10 Great BURG Bootloader Themes
1st July 2017Linux
BURG is a boot loader for Linux based on GRUB. BURG has a highly configurable menu system which works in both text and graphic mode and it features a themeable interface.
Get Back Open Command Window Here Context Menu
8th December 2016Windows
Windows 10 Creators Update removes the "Open Command Prompt here" context menu entry and replaces it with "Open PowerShell window here". Microsoft has decided that the trusty old command prompt is too old and dated and will be phasing it out. They are now making PowerShell the de facto command shell in Windows 10.