Waiting for the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Based on the schedule of release, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) will be released on April 26, 2018, the day after tomorrow. Now, my all VPS is running on the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. LTS is an abbreviation for “Long Term Support”.  An LTS version is released every two years. So after Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, it

Xiaomi Mijia Bluetooth Temperature Humidity Sensor

I bought a Xiaomi Mijia Bluetooth Temperature Humidity Sensor at Tmall.com. The price is RMB 67.90, converting to CAD$13.56. No tax added. It has a LCD screen. Powered by one AAA battery. Let’s look at the specification. Product model: LYWSDCGQ/01ZM CMIIT ID: 2017DP4004 The product body weight: 36 g The base weight: 7 g The screen

Replace OBi110 by OBi200

I have a OBi 110 for many years. I used it for my Google Voice and another SIP provider. But last year, the OBi is not working with Google Voice anymore. Even I flashed the firmware. It extended the life a few months. I have a brand new OBi200. I bought it in June 2017.

Toner Replacement for Samsung ML-1915

I have a laser printer, Samsung ML-1915. I got it about six years ago. Early January, my daughter found the prints are not clear. I checked it and found the toner is almost gone. I need to buy new toners. First I did the search on the Internet. Checked the Staples and other stores online,


Last Christmas, I bought an XBOX One S as a Christmas gift for my son and myself. Why is the gift for two? The reason is we play the games together as partners. My six years old, Gabriel, like Lego Super Heroes game on XBOX 360. The console I bought about five years ago. Maybe

Upgrade to Calibre 3.15

Today, I upgrade my Calibre to 3.15, which is released on Jan 5. New features v3.15 Browser viewer: Allow customizing what information is displayed in the header and footer areas. Access Preferences from the viewer controls to change. Add support for MTP devices on FreeBSD ToC editor: Add more case changing operations to the right