NES Classic Game Console

I saw the Nintendo announced that NES Classic Edition will return to stores on June 29. When it is first launched in November 2016, I think it is a good idea to have one. I can tell my kids, how I like the home game when I am at their age. It is sold out

Upgrade my Kindle Paperwhite 7th

There is a new, free software update available for your Kindle Paperwhite (7th Generation). This update automatically downloads and installs on your Kindle Paperwhite when connected wirelessly; however, you can also manually download the software and transfer the update to your device via USB cable. Of course, I always download the firmware from the official

Upgrade D-Link DIR-880L Firmware

I have my D-Link DIR-880L router for almost one and half years. I flashed the firmware to use DD-WRT one. Later I flashed back to D-Link firmware. The latest version is 1.08 on D-Link Canadian website. I upgraded it long time ago. On the D-Link support forum, it shows an updated version of firmware is

php Benchmark test on php 7.2

Now it is a php 7.2. Included in the Ubuntu 18.04. My site is running on this platform. I also want to try to run the php Benchmark test, and see how fast it is.   -------------------------------------- | PHP BENCHMARK SCRIPT | -------------------------------------- Start : 2018-06-07 11:38:41 Server : webexample.win@50.116.5.237 PHP version : 7.2.5-0ubuntu0.18.04.1 Platform

Some changes on VPS

My site is moved to another VPS, but still with Linode. This time, it is at Fremont, CA. As I mentioned in my last post, the CPU is E5-2697 v4. There is a few changes on the default VPS. Turn on BBR. php opcache cache size from 128MB to 256MB MariaDB default collection from utf8mb4_general_ci