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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.

 

22nd January 2014Windows
After installing ATI Catalyst drivers in Windows and Linux, you may encounter an unmovable black screen from which you can do nothing, even though everything else about the computer seems to work.
7th January 2014Privacy & Security
Everyone has something to hide, and thanks to the latest developments in codes and encryption, the art of concealment has never been easier.
12th December 2013Hardware
If you have ever asked your IT support department to fix a problem you've been having with your computer, chances are they'll ask "Have you tried turning if off and on?"
30th November 2013Privacy & Security
Privacy Matters. It's a hot topic at the moment with the Edward Snowdon leaks, conspiracy after conspiracy over mass government surveillance in the name of freedom. Apparently , if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear, but what does privacy mean to you?
1st November 2013Privacy & Security
Javascript used to be a tool for enhancing a webpage through the actions of client side scripting (running in your browser, not on the server). In recent years, Javascript has become more of an annoyance than an enhancement and is increasingly used to bypass privacy and security settings, tracking you actions and analysing you every movement online.
30th October 2013Windows
A new stereo in my Defender for music and running out of options to make the thing work, I contemplate dusting off my iPod and :shock: installing iTunes for Windows again. Let's see how things compare to my last experience with it and if anything has changed.
17th October 2013Windows
Improve performance of Windows 7 by disabling indexing and integration with ZIP and CAB archives.
16th July 2013Linux
For some unknown reason the default installation of PHP on Ubuntu Server does not install two popular (and often required) extensions - MCrypt and cURL. This guide shows you how to install and configure these two extensions.