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Pi-hole
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Pi-hole

Pi-hole is a DNS sinkhole that blocks ads while you surf the web. It is essentially an advertisement and internet tracker blocking application, which you can install on any Linux system, be it an SBC (Raspberry Pi) or a Router.

In this guide, we will walk you through setting up a Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi model we will be using for this project is the Raspberry Pi Zero. …


Spotify, one of the popular music streaming platforms worldwide, launched its services in the Indian market last year. And while the service got off to a good start, it did, however, leave many users disappointed due to the missing titles from popular artists under the WMG (Warner Music Group). However, that seems to have been addressed now. As today, WMG and the Swedish-headquartered music giant have renewed their global licensing partnership, which paves the way for missing titles on its platform in India.

To jog your memory, days before Spotify announced the launch of its service in India, WMG revoked…


In the past decade, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer — Huawei — has found itself in situations where it has been questioned about its integrity in terms of the privacy and security of its users’ data. And, it seems that the situation has not settled down yet. Alphabet Inc, Google’s parent company, has suspended business with Huawei and cut off its Android license, which in the upcoming future could mean that both Huawei and its sub-brand Honor, would no longer be able to receive Android security updates and use Google’s proprietary applications. …


Spotify — a popular music streaming service — is making its foray into hardware, with an auto accessory, dubbed Car Thing. The company has announced that it will start testing the device next week with a small group of Spotify Premium users in the US. Essentially, the Car Thing is an accessory made by Spotify, to learn people’s listening habits and preferences, like the music and podcast they listen to while driving.

The all-new auto accessory features a circular display with four touch-sensitive control buttons and Bluetooth. It plugs into the car’s cigarette lighter port and connects to the car…


Alongside the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro announced simultaneously at multiple locations around the world last night, OnePlus has also introduced two other devices — Bullets Wireless 2 Earphones and OnePlus Warp Charge 30 Car Charger. The Warp Charge 30 Car Charger is a successor to the Dash Charge Car Charger, launched alongside the OnePlus 3 back in 2016.

The Warp Charge 30 Car Charger is built out of polycarbonate and aluminium with a grey matte finish and an illuminated ring of red light, inspired by vehicle rear light, to give it a different feel. It comes with smart…


In general, screen resolution is the number of pixels present on the screen. These pixels are arranged in a horizontal and vertical pattern.

A screen can be considered as a plain canvas which is responsible for displaying information in the form of text and images using different display technologies. More on Display Technologies, in the next article.

When we hear about screen resolution, we come across something which is in width x height pattern, for example — 1280 x 720. Here, 1280 x 720 = 921600, which is the total number of pixels present on the screen.

With the advancement…

Yash Wate

Tech Journalist at TechPP | Staff Writer at MakeUseOf

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