Brent Wilson, Author at My Helpful Guides

The Raspberry Pi boot time can be pretty bad on a default install of Raspbian Lite. This article will give you some quick tips on how to improve the boot up time without sacrificing performance or convenience and some optional tips if you do not…

Live Camera Streams of Hurricane Florence

Written by Brent Wilson on September 12, 2018

If mother nature awes you like it does me then you may be interested in watching live streams of Hurricane Florence as it approaches North Carolina and South Carolina later this week. I have put together a list of my favorite streams below and will…

How-To Eat Out And Save Money

Written by Brent Wilson on August 29, 2018

Eating out can be a sinkhole for your wallet if you aren’t careful. Major corporations and chains entire job is to take as much money as possible from you when you step inside their stores or order food for delivery. For many, the idea of…

A message, “Microsoft Edge is being used for sharing. If you close Microsoft Edge, some items might not be shared.” might show up when you try to close Microsoft Edge and no matter how many times you click Close anyway, the browser window will not…

Simple is a no fees bank that is part of the BBVA Group. In contrast with traditional consumer banks, Simple has no physical branches. Instead, account-holders are issued Visa debit cards and have access to an online banking system accessible through Simple.com or mobile apps for…

Project Fi Review

Written by Brent Wilson on August 6, 2018

Project Fi is a mobile virtual network operator by Google, providing phone, messaging and data services using both Wi-Fi and cellular networks belonging to Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Three (U.K.). The service was launched on April 22, 2015, for the Nexus 6 through invitations…

This guide will show you how to use your Ubiquiti EdgeRouter X to redirect any devices that have hard-coded DNS to your Pi-hole so that your Pi-hole can block ads and tracking on those devices.

For my Bing Rewards Auto Searcher python script I was using a word list and randomly combining words to create phrases. This worked fine but I worried that the searches would be flagged by Bing because, well, they made no sense. So I looked for…

Centos 7.5 ships with the outdated Python 2.7 but the current version is 3.7. This guide will show you how to install Python 3.7 on Centos 7.5 in just a few easy steps.

This Bing Rewards auto searcher simple Python 3 script will automatically call your default browser, open Bing and then perform 30 random searches. This script has only been tested with Windows 10 but should be able to work on Linux and MacOS.