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Simple Game Boy Advance micro USB / USB-C Li-ion battery power supply aka the “CheapJuice”

Don’t be mistaken, the CleanJuice v1.1 or Retro Modding Rechargeable Battery Pack Game Boy Advance USB-C power supply are well-thought-out solutions. They’re almost “drop-in”, need minimal modifications to the GBA and keep the battery compartment intact so you can still use AAs. But they’re also relatively expensive, especially if you don’t live in the US.Continue reading “Simple Game Boy Advance micro USB / USB-C Li-ion battery power supply aka the “CheapJuice””

Installing the Linux Nvidia driver in secure boot mode / Manually enrolling a platform key in BIOS

My Asrock Fatal1ty X470 AC BIOS is broken or does not work correctly in conjunction with my Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti, as I can’t see the screen to enroll a platform key. This is necessary if you want to install e.g. the proprietary Nvidia driver with secure boot on. I read some threads here, hereContinue reading “Installing the Linux Nvidia driver in secure boot mode / Manually enrolling a platform key in BIOS”

Properly (passive) cooling the Toshiba Z20t-C / the Intel m7-6Y75

The Toshiba Z20t-C is a really nice, silent convertible with a long battery runtime. It’s CPU is held back though by cooling issues. The Intel m7-6Y75 performs especially bad, running even slower than its cheaper m5-6Y57 / m5-6Y54 counterparts due to cooling. Though the CPU could clock at 2.9 GHz for two loaded cores, itContinue reading “Properly (passive) cooling the Toshiba Z20t-C / the Intel m7-6Y75”

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