Category: Experiments

Installing Pixel Experience on a Redmi 4 #lockdown #exploringtime

My mom uses a Redmi 4, a phone from 2017. The phone got slow due to multiple updates and a lot of pre-installed apps. It was taking a few seconds just to load any app, she refused to upgrade.  The storage on the phone was full, after all, it was a 16GB variant. I thought…
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I made my laptop faster with an SSD upgrade!

Introduction My laptop was really slow and used to take 2 -3 minutes just to boot. It had a WD 1TB 5400rpm drive and after upgrading to an SSD it made a great difference. My laptop’s boot time decreased drastically from 173 seconds to just 16 seconds. Required Hardware A Phillips screwdriver (preferably magnetic) An SSD (I…
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