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SKMEI 1358 digital altimeter

SKMEI 1358 barometer mode displays the current altitude and current temperature measurement. It also stores a history of altitudes for 24 hours with one measurement per hour. Keep reading to find out how to set it up, calibrate and use it.

SKMEI 1358 digital compass

SKMEI 1358 compass mode display the direction of the watch is facing in form of N, S, E, W and also in form of bearing degrees relative to North. Keep reading to find out how you can setup the digital compass and calibrate it.

SKMEI 1358 watch main screen

SKMEI 1358 has five buttons that perform various functions depends on the mode or screen it is in. For example on the main screen, the dedicated barometer button is to switch the mode to barometer mode from the main screen. When in the setting mode, the same button performs as an up button or when in stopwatch mode, the same button is the start button. Keep reading to learn how to navigate through the watch modes from the main screen.

Workarounds for Windows File History to use internal drive

Currently, Windows 10's File History refuses to use an internal drive as the backup drive for whatever reason Microsoft may have. It can only use an external hard disk or a network drive for backup.

I like File History as it can backup multiple versions of files which protects me from accidental deletions and overwriting of files. For that reason, I don't want to always carry my external backup hard disk with me just in case I need to restore some files. If the backup is already in my internal hard disk, I could always restore my backup versions easily.

However, backing up into an internal drive does not protect against computer failure, damage, loss, theft or ransomware attack. You will still need a separate backup solution for that.

If you have a network attached storage (NAS) that is always available to you wherever you go, then setting the File History to the NAS can protect you from accidental deletion, computer failure, damage, loss, theft or ransomware attack.

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Auto create folder based on filename and move the file into it's folder

This is a Windows batch script that creates folders for each file in the current folder that the script is running. The folders are created with folder names that follow the filenames. After creating the folder, it will move the file into it's own folder. This batch script is particularly useful in organizing files into it's own folder.

How to force stop or cancel Android download manager downloading process

When downloading a large file with CartoonHD, it would take a very long time to complete. I have found that there is no way I could stop or cancel the downloading process if I decided to. Even if I reboot my Note 4, the downloading will restart again after the device rebooted. The only way the downloading can be stop is by uninstalling CartoonHD. I found a way to force stop or cancel the downloading process and here is what I did.

City Code Table for Casio AE-1200WHD (Casio Royale) Watch

This city codes are provided in the watch user manual but for the ease of references from the web, I put this table into this blog post for future reference using my smartphone. This is a world time watch, I will definitely need it in future. Hope you find this useful too.

Repetitive automatic mouse click loops

This is how to automate a repetitive mouse click loops in between an interval delay of 3 seconds. I used an AutoHotkey script to achieve it. By using the script below;

One line Linux command to kill all instances of a program or script running in the background

This one liner command that runs a "kill -9" to all background processes that matched a given search string.

How to enable Windows 10 battery saver mode always on

The Windows 10 Battery Saver mode is a useful tool especially if you are always working on your Windows 10 laptop running on battery only. The good thing about this mode is that it stops almost all background applications or software from running and set the brightness level to a lower level. This mode by default it only turns on whenever your battery level is less than 20% or you manually enable it after you have disconnected your power supply. To enable the Battery Saver mode to always on whenever the laptop is running on battery power, this is what you can do.

Sharing smart phone mobile data internet hotspot with WiFi router

This is how I shared my mobile data internet hotspot to my non-wireless D-Link DNS320L network attached storage (NAS). This NAS does not have WiFi capability and it only have one Ethernet port for network connection.

Streaming music to laptop speakers from Samsung Note 4

There are many posts in the internet that provide how to guides on using your laptop as the music streaming receiver to play your music from your smartphone using Bluetooth connection method. In other words, how to make your laptop to become a wireless Bluetooth speakers for your smartphone.
Why? The reason behind using laptop is because most laptops comes with relatively good pair of stereo speakers (compare to those of your smartphone) and you can save yourself some money by avoiding buying expensive wireless Bluetooth speakers.

How to replace the Blogger built-in inlineAd adcode with your custom code

The inline ad ("inlineAd" in the template code) placement that is built in into the Blogger template or theme is actually quite useful. It provides the automated way to place it right after the comment section and also between the posts items when the page type is an index type. You can even define how many posts to appear before the ad appear in the Blog widget. What I don't like is that I cannot reuse some of my Adsense ad units. Blogger will always create a new unit for me. If you are like me that would like to replace the auto generated ad unit with the ad unit of your own, this is how you can do it easily.

How to create a table of contents for Google Blogger posts based on their labels

A javascript that creates a table of contents of posts based on the Blogger label name.