One day my Epson L355 inkjet printer refused to obey me and the control software on my computer reported an error "Ink Pad is end of service life". While this is not officially a home remedy, the fix is very simple and a screwdriver will suffice. You will save money on authorized service.
Considering the fact I travel a lot, I really need to have an access to various online services from one IP address at my disposal. Of course there is a solution – a VPN. I have been using the one that is directly built in my NAS for years but recently I have decided to transform my Raspberry Pi 3 into a VPN server.
In autumn the HP company introduced a new series of HP Photosmart printers. Their common characteristics are the iPhone-like touchscreens and direct communication through Internet services. They allow you to upload, download and print your photos from the Internet. All that without the need for any software equipment on your computer. You don't need the computer at all.
Recently, the "E-Book Reader" devices based on the E-Ink technology have been emerging rapidly. Not even our editorial staff could resist testing one of those devices. How does it read and does stand in the test in comparison with paper? Specifically we have tested Hanlin V5 running on the Linux platform.