GL.iNet GL-AR750S-Ext (Slate) Major Update!

In a previous post I reviewed the travel router GL-AR750S-Ext (Slate) from GL.iNET and recommended it. If you didn't know, the GL-AR750S-Ext (Slate) is an OpenWrt-based travel router with a custom GUI and added features on top that make it easier to use for non-technical users. You still can access [...]

By |2021-04-22T21:46:31+02:00April 22nd, 2021|News, Update|0 Comments

This site is being served with HTTP/3!

My site is now being served with HTTP/3, which automatically means it's being served over QUIC, but what does that mean? Originally called "HTTP over QUIC" was later renamed to "HTTP/3" to make clear it's the new thing. But it's a pity QUIC isn't mentioned anymore because that's the amazing [...]

By |2020-06-14T16:19:15+02:00June 14th, 2020|Meta, Update|0 Comments

Pi-hole and hosts-file.net

You might be using block lists by hosts-file.net but you shouldn't! One of the default block lists that used to be included with Pi-hole was https://hosts-file.net/ad_servers.txt but this is not maintained anymore, which is why it's got excluded from the defaults. But that doesn't mean it will get automatically removed [...]

By |2020-04-30T18:36:10+02:00April 21st, 2020|Tech Support|0 Comments

I got rid of the PayPal donation button

I thought the PayPal donation button looks ugly and I think there were some privacy issues with it, too. So today I've set up Liberapay and Ko-fi as alternatives. The fun thing is that in the end, I'll be paid out with PayPal anyway. But this way, with a middle [...]

By |2019-10-14T18:33:40+02:00October 14th, 2019|Meta|0 Comments

iPadOS 13 is here!

Just a quick post to let you know iPadOS 13 was finally released and it's straight to 13.1! It can handle mice! Omg! iOS 13.1 is now out too, which fixes bugs from the previously released 13.0. So now is a good time to create a backup in iTunes and [...]

By |2019-09-24T23:38:57+02:00September 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Ugh… PayPal tracking pixel?

I do care for the privacy and security of my readers, which is why I had to make a change... Remember my previous post about how I'll improve things further by - amongst others - self-host the PayPal donation button? I did that now, so that no request gets made [...]

By |2019-10-11T23:44:10+02:00September 20th, 2019|Meta|0 Comments
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