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Tidal to remove MQA and Sony’s 360 Reality Audio in July

Tidal to remove MQA and Sony’s 360 Reality Audio in July

Tidal has recently announced they are removing their MQA and Sony’s 360 Reality Audio next month. This change comes after Tidal introduced Hi-Res FLAC as their preferred format and the increasing Dolby Atmos content available on the platform. The last day you will be able to hear MQA and Sony’s 360 Reality Audio is going to be July 23, 2024, with the content being removed the next day. These changes makes sense because MQA is now owned by Lenbrook Media…

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Embalses de Puerto Rico v1.11 now available

Embalses de Puerto Rico v1.11 now available

Hi everyone, By the end of the past week, I released an update that went live over the weekend for the Embalses de Puerto Rico Android app. This update restores the reservoir stats due to an USGS change that prevented the app from working. It is encouraged to update to v1.11 to stay up to date with Puerto Rico’s water reservoir levels. You can download the app in the Google Play Store by clicking here. Enjoy! PS If you enjoy…

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Server and Network Maintenance Update – February 17, 2023

Server and Network Maintenance Update – February 17, 2023

Hi everyone, This post is a status update regarding the planned network and server upgrade that was going to be performed during the past week. As of today, I have successfully performed the web and database server migration. Now, it’s time to monitor that everything runs smoothly, but the biggest downtime has now concluded. The site should operate normally going forward. Thank you all for your patience during this period, and look forward for more posts! Post Views: 2

Server and Network Maintenance Update – February 11, 2023

Server and Network Maintenance Update – February 11, 2023

Hi everyone, This post is a status update regarding the planned network and server upgrade that was going to be performed during this week. As of today, I have successfully installed a dedicated router machine. This also serves as a firewall appliance. I have performed all testing and configuration and so far, everything looks good. The only downtime the website suffered was yesterday’s afternoon until almost 12AM while the router machine was being installed. The next step is to do…

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Scheduled Maintenance starting this Sunday, February 5

Scheduled Maintenance starting this Sunday, February 5

UPDATE FRIDAY FEBRUARY 17 2023 The server migration has concluded and was successful. Click here to read the status update. UPDATE SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11 2023 The router and firewall machine has been installed successfully. Click here to read the status update. UPDATE MONDAY FEBRUARY 6 2023 The scheduled maintenance has been extended to be performed during this week. I will keep you updated if anything changes. Original message below: Hi everyone, Starting tomorrow, February 5, this site will be offline…

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Upgrading my home network to 2.5gbit/s – Part 1

Upgrading my home network to 2.5gbit/s – Part 1

Hi everyone, This weekend, I went ahead and upgraded my home network. The performed upgrades included: For the above reasons, my website experienced some downtime over the weekend while these changes were performed. However, now that for the most part, this upgrade is complete, my website should remain stable. On the next few days, I’ll post about some products I got to make this upgrade happen. Be on the lookout for them. Until the next time! Post Views: 7

Linux Kernel 5.19.1 has been released!

Linux Kernel 5.19.1 has been released!

Hi everyone, It seems that a new Linux Kernel was released late last week. The new version is the Linux Kernel 5.19.1. This version seems to include some drivers for WiFi and Bluetooth devices, particularly, support for the Infineon’s WiFi 6 CYW55572 Bluetooth, a variant of the Broadcom BCM4349B1 (Infineon CYW4349B1?), and Realtek’s Bluetooth 4.2 RTL8852C. It also includes a fix for an Intel vulnerability. Installing the Linux Kernel 5.19.1 in Ubuntu You can install this version in your Ubuntu…

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Introducing HEIC To JPG Converter

Introducing HEIC To JPG Converter

Hi everyone, Today, I’m pleased to announce the first version of my HEIC To JPG Converter tool. This is a simple tool that will convert your HEIC images and photos to the more common and supported JPEG format. In today’s world, newer phones can take advantage of the HEIC image codec that will save you space, theatrically, but it’s also true that JPEG is still the dominant format whereas HEIC still have limited support. This is why I wrote this…

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