How I use raspberry pi at my home to block advertisements on all devices and load webpages fast!

My father is not an avid internet user and he doesn’t understand or care for things like adblocker. I did install adblocker on his PC but many news sites and blog don’t allow you access if you have adblocker enabled. He keeps calling me all the time with problems that he is unable to access a webpage so I just disabled adblocker for him. That came with different baggage of problems altogether. He kept complaining me about the junk and popups he gets on different websites and I had to somehow fix this. So I decided to fix the problem for all devices at my home with a very small hack. After finishing my setup I thought of putting up the setup on my blog. So here’s how it goes. Continue reading

In quest of the perfect ROM for my OnePlus 2

Oxygen OS was great till OnePlus stopped maintaining it for OnePlus 2. They keep pushing regular updates for OnePlus 3 and 3T but it seems they have completely forgotten OP2. The only updates they do for OP2 is security patches and that too after delay of months. Android Noughat seems to be completely out of sight in the near future.

In short, I need to shift to some different ROM for my OP2. Continue reading