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Weme Dual Bay Docking Station and Cloning Showcase

Full Name WEme USB 3.0 to SATA Dual-Bay External Hard Drive Docking Station with Offline Clone/Duplicator Function for 2.5 & 3.5 Inch HDD SSD SATA (SATA I/II/III) Support 2X 8TB & UASP, Tool-Free Intro A few weeks ago Weme reached out and asked if I could do a showcase of their Dual-Bay External Hard Drive…

My Health Crisis and its Aftermath

This isn’t exactly a tech-oriented article but I thought it was important to share my story. There are two main chapters of my experience I want to share. The first part focuses on the events that took place at the end of 2018 when I found myself spending almost three weeks in the hospital. The…

Save Images from Google Sheets In One Easy Step

Intro Trying to figure out how to download and save images from Google Sheets has to have been one of the more frustrating things I’ve had to figure out for something that should be so simple. I spent hours looking at blog posts that wanted you to save to a zip file, or publish to…

Making the Switch – Learning Blender after SketchUp | Part 1

Intro Hey everyone Patrik CK here with a new series aimed at helping those of you looking to make the switch from SketchUp to Blender but who may be worried that learning a whole new program from scratch may be just too daunting. I mean just looking at the interface of Blender is enough to…

Pedometer Head to Head

Intro Hey everyone Patrik CK with a little experiment I’ve been running for the last month. As part of a new year’s resolution cliché I took on a new focus on my health and part of that involved getting a wearable pedometer. Now I’ve been tracking my steps for the better part of the year…

3D Printing with the Maker Select V2 – Ep8 | 2 Years Later…Still Worth It?

Intro It’s been almost 2 years since I got my own V2 and I thought it was time to look back and review my stretch with this printer. For all of you peeps that have been watching since the beginning you’ll know we’ve had our ups and downs so I want to try and encapsulate…

ACF Practical Example – Team Showcase

Intro Creating an interesting and easy to manage team page for a company is no small task. Most of the time it can either be boring but easy to manage for someone with much experience in WordPress or it can be elaborate and require an experienced web developer to keep it up to date. Luckily with…

Aukey DR02 Dash Cam Review and Install Guide

Full Product Name AUKEY Dash Cam, Dashboard Camera Recorder with Full HD 1080P, 6-Lane 170° Wide Angle Lens, 2″ LCD and Night Vision Intro The Aukey Dash Cam model DR02 is a 1080p dash cam that has all the standard features of a dash cam in a sleek low profile design with an easy to…

3D Printing with the Maker Select V2 – Ep7 | Marbles and Spools

In this episode, I want to focus on our filament supply, specifically how the filament gets from the spool to the print head.

WordPress Development Toolbox

Intro WordPress is an amazing platform used worldwide by individuals and companies large and small. Due to its popularity, there are countless ways to get what you want to be done in countless forms. From themes to frameworks, to plugins, it’s a dizzying array of options available to use on your website site. I’ve spent…

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 6 | Something Went Horribly Wrong

This episode is going to be a little different from the rest because it’s going to focus on something that went horribly wrong with the V2 while working on what was going to be this episode.

How Much Space Do You Need for a Monoprice Maker Select V2?

If you’re looking to get the Maker Select V2 it’s a good idea to figure out just how much room you actually need.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 5 | DiiCooler Explained, Installed, and Tested!

In this episode we are going to look at another important mod that will help improve the quality of our prints. This time around we are going to focus on improving the cooling situation of the V2 by replacing the stock cooling fan and shroud with the Dii Cooler aftermarket fan kit and accompanying shroud that we will print.

Customize WordPress Login Screen

For most people the abysmal excuse for what WordPress calls a log in screen it is just an annoying step to get to the dashboard but I rather think of it as the homepage for client access. If you spent the time to build a amazing, beautiful, and immersive site why leave this one aspect as dull as it is, when in just a few steps you can make it something you and clients will actual like to visit? Right, there isn’t any reason.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 4.5 | Mounting a Camera

In this episode I wanted to solve a practical problem with a custom model. While the problem isn’t one that most people will have the process and steps I can to resolve it can be applied to other problems.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 4 | First Benchy – First Mod

While the Maker Select V2 is a good printer, out of the box it could use some help in the quality department, this is were some handy modifications can help the printer improve the final products. In the episode we will focus on the over all stability of the printer, as even minor vibrations can affect the final out come. Let’s get started!

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Episode 3 | Keycaps and Supporting Them

Now that we have the basis for modeling and printing, it’s time to see what we can actually do. I thought a simple quick print would be best at first. What would be a good simple and quick model? A keyboard key cap of course. While simple it can prove how well or not a model can print and be used in a real world application.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Part 2 | SketchUp + Cura = Awesome

In the second episode we take a look at how to get models from Google / Trimble SketchUp, my favorite and most used CAD program into files ready for 3D Printing. While you can’t do this directly there is a middle man program called Cura that with a few clicks gets you the GCode file we need to use in the Maker Select V2.

3D Printing with Monoprice Maker Select V2 – Part 1 | Overview and Assembly

In the first episode of the series I dive right into assembling the Monoprice Maker Select V2 which is a fairly straight forward process with some need to carefully calibration. Once assembled we print our first model using one of the files included with printer. The results of which are surprising and impressive.

Force Redirect to https on Your WordPress Site for All Visitors

An important WordPress website development step is securing your site with an SSL so you can use HTTPS. There are two ways to make sure HTTPS is the first link