Author: Jonathan Russell

Can you make a profit mining cryptocurrency on Android?

Today at TechWizTime we are investigating how you can mine cryptocurrency on your android phone or tablet, and if it is profitable. The app we will be using to test this is called MinerGate, and we will be mining Monero (XMR). We chose XMR because it is one of the most profitable options right now for mining on a smartphone, due to the fact that it is mainly mined with the CPU, rather than the GPU. This is because of the algorithm the coin uses to be mined, CryptoNight, is AES-intensive and needs lots of memory. We are testing the...

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Quickest Way to Migrate from GOOGL to BITLY

Google’s link shortening service, commonly known as goo.gl, is infamous on the internet for providing quick and easy link shortening and allows you to track your analytics for each individual link that you create. Unfortunately, it looks like Google’s doing away with this great tool completely by 2019. If you’re a current user of the service, a notification on goo.gl says that you’ll still be able to access your data and analytics until 2019, when all support will be revoked.   However, fear not, for bit.ly is your next best choice! Bit.ly’s got loads of helpful tools and analytics...

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Synology DS918+ Review

When most people are looking at a Synology DS918+ or any NAS for storage, it is often for a network hard drive for a centralized storage area for – well, everything. Some want the best home NAS solution on the market, not just for price – but in features, too. One that is capable of crystal clear serving of media or sharing files from a remote location. Nobody wants their NAS falling over whilst streaming the latest episodes of their favorite show. Speaking of great shows! You can see the full video here: A NAS is ideal for local...

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MX10 Android TV Box for Kodi Unboxing and Video Review

Once I published the video review for the MX10, I was met with some great responses. It seems a lot of people have been waiting for a review of this Android TV box, and I’m only too happy to oblige. Thanks to Gearbest for sending me the MX10, and no money has changed hands for this review. The thoughts and opinions are mine alone. Full Specification Core: Quad Core CPU: ARM Cortex-A53 GPU: Mali-450 Max. Extended Capacity: 128G Model: MX10 RAM: 4G RAM RAM Type: DDR3 ROM: 32G ROM Type: TV Box Processor: RK3328 Audio format AAC,APE,DDP,FLAC,HD,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA Decoder Format...

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Set Up a Light Weight Raspberry Pi Plex Server (2018)

When it comes to Plex on the Raspberry Pi, the more resources you can give it, the better it will perform. So in this guide, I will show you how to setup a light weight Raspberry Pi Plex Server with only a few steps! Let’s get started! Hardware List Raspberry Pi 3B+ (Preferred), 3, 2 or 1 USB Keyboard Wired or Wireless Internet Access Minimum 8GB MicroSD Card Software List Latest Raspbian Stretch Lite Image Etcher Step 1: Download and Install Raspbian Lite on Micro SD Card First up you will need to download the latest Raspbian Lite image...

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Auto Mount an NTFS USB Drive on Raspberry Pi (2018)

Auto mounting an NTFS USB Hard Drive on a Raspberry Pi isn’t that difficult when you know how. In this guide, I’ll be using Raspbian Stretch Lite through the command line interface, but you could do this via the terminal in Raspbian Stretch desktop as well. Let’s get started! Hardware List Raspberry Pi 3, 2 or 1 USB Keyboard Wired or Wireless Internet Access Minimum 8GB MicroSD Card Software List Latest Raspbian Stretch Lite Image From the Command Line, we need to first make sure Raspbian is completely up to date and install the neccesary package to make NTFS...

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How to Watch American Netflix on Android with a VPN (2018)

Watching American Netflix used to be as simple as using a VPN, but with Netflix blocking a lot of VPN providers I wanted to create this Android Guide using a VPN that still works. NordVPN. DISCLAIMER: Accessing Netflix US from another country is a violation of their Terms of Service. You have been warned! Things you NEED to watch American Netflix A Netflix Account Android Tablet, Phone or TV Box (for this guide) NordVPN Reasons Why I choose NordVPN to unblock Netflix US VPN Servers in over 60 Countries More than 3200 Servers worldwide Up to 6 devices simultaneously...

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How to Watch Annihilation Netflix Movie in America (2018)

The movie Annihilation was released in Cinemas 23rd February 2018 in America and Canada but the rest of the world will get it on Netflix come 12th March 2018. This guide will show you how you can watch Annihilation on Netflix even if you live in the United States or Canada (Annihilation won’t be on American Netflix for quite some time). Full Disclaimer: Circumventing Geoblocks (removing blocks put up by streaming websites in other countries) is a grey area so if you don’t feel comfortable with this, leave now! With that little disclaimer out of the way, let’s get...

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Umidigi S2 Review – Bezel-less Android Smartphone (With Video Unboxing)

This was my first phone review on my YouTube channel, and I’m very pleased I got to get my hands on the Umidigi S2 for this inaugural phone unboxing! As always, no money changed hands, and you’ll read my own opinions in this Umidigi S2 review. Also, a big thanks to Gearbest for sending me the phone to review! On a side note, if you are a new reviewer, you can find out in this post how to get companies to send you cool stuff to review yourself! David vs Goliath? When phone manufacturers release a product, you get...

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