Unbrick Root Vodafone Smart 4 Mini (Vodafone 785)

History Got one of these phones new boxed for €50 unlocked. It’s an Italian Vodafone.it mobile. Has MT6572 dual core 1.3GHz and 512MB + 4GB (2GB /sdcard). Found the phone a little slower than expected, seems to have squashfs installed from errors I was getting (a type of zipped filesystem) :-/ Couldn’t find any updates…

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I have left Hostgator :-(

They were a pretty good and cheap hosting provider in the beginning. Lots of tools set up and ready to go like ssh, git, and wp-cli. But I am just too poor, and can not keep up with their rising charges. They offered me 20% off on my next bill if I stayed, but it…

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Dodgy Website Visitors

I am seeing an unusually large number of hits on two of my websites from Russian Federation & the Ukraine this month. One specific IP in the Ukraine hit rosrants.com site over 1,200 times in one day, some lad called Igor. I CAN SEE YOU! There’s nothing for you here anyway, and nothing of interest…

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CSS @media Queries With Orientation Example

Like the title says. For your reference, an example set of media queries conforming to Bootstrap 3’s width breakpoints. Here is the example. EXAMPLE CODE HERE. Check the code, and play with the width and height of your viewport to see where the queries reach. Notes On The Example This example is mobile first like your…

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Make Firefox Smaller / Zoom Out / More Compact

If you use Firefox and can not find that perfect compact theme, fear not, we can easily just change the size of everything! In address bar go to about:config. Search in there for the setting layout.css.devPixelsPerPx. For default size set it to -1.0 or 1.0. I usually set mine around 0.9 to 0.95 for slightly…

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