Author Archives: Steve Major

Washing Machine Filter Upgrade

Something that always bugged me are the inset washing machine filters. You know, unhook the hoses in the back and you have archaeological dig in the machine with needle-nose pliers to unscrew them all the while contorting into various positions … Continue reading

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Goodbye macOS Server, Hello Synology!

Warning, this will be more of a rant rather than a helpful trinket; perhaps a cautionary tale. I’ve written several times over the years about how Apple was slowly ruining what was once one of the best server suites available. … Continue reading

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Automatic Call Recorder

One of the neat and useful apps I found for my Android phone is one called Automatic Call Recorder. It does just what you would expect, any call made or received to your cell phone is automatically recorded and saved. … Continue reading

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Get Lyrical

I have a fairly huge iTunes music library and would consider myself a bit of a music buff, having music from almost every genre. I’m also particular about making sure my music is properly tagged with every field possible. One … Continue reading

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YouTube – Trekyards

One of the things I very much enjoy with our Android TVs and Roku boxes is the ability to stream YouTube channels. I’m finding more and more content that is living room-worthy and fun to just sit back and watch. … Continue reading

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ASSP – Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy Server

For almost two decades I’ve operated my own email server for the family. It’s a fun hobby item, but does require some maintenance to defend against the constant barrage of spam and malicious actors trying to break in. For most … Continue reading

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