Executing PHP within a WordPress text widget

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I was looking for a way to add a dynamic check of the status of my Raspberry Pi to the sidebar of my website. A quick search of the WordPress plugin directory returned a plugin that would allow me to execute PHP code from within a text widget. Perfect for what I was thinking; A simple ping test to drive the dynamic text.

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Simple Android Ad blocking (no root required)

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Hey, it’s 2017! Time for some new content (Yes I know I was lazy with the image). Let’s look at reducing the number of ads that you are seeing on your Android device. Maybe you Googled something dodgy and your now getting embarrassing ad suggestions, or you just plain hate ads. I won’t judge. Either way,  blocking ads on an Android device is relatively easy.

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How To Extend Your Wifi Range Using A Netopia 2247NWG/3347WG

In this How To I will guide you through increasing the range of your Wi-fi home network so you can have access through your home and garden.

This topic has been covered by various online sources ( heres an excellent guide : http://lifehacker.com/5563196/turn-your-old-router-into-a-range+boosting-wi+fi-repeater) But they all require that you have a router which supports wireless bridging and has DD-Wrt installed. Both routers which I have don’t support either of these, so I am going to use an Ethernet bridge with some power-line Ethernet adapters.

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