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Hosting Review: Hostmonster.com

[Full Disclosure: I am an affiliate of Hostmonster.com, and receive compensation for new clients which I send their way. I pledge, however, that this review is honest and in good faith, as I have used their service myself for nearly five years.

The corollary of the above is this: if, after reading this review, you believe that Hostmonster my suit your needs, you can support this blog by clicking through from the links to Hostmonster.com on this page. (That is how the referral system works.)]

I've hosted most of my personal projects with Hostmonster.com for the last few years, so I thought I'd take a moment to share my thoughts on them. I hope you find this informative if you're currently looking for a web hosting company.

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PhoneGap: Prevent an Android Device's Screen from Sleeping

I'm currently developing an Android application via PhoneGap. It took me two entire workdays to learn how to prevent this application's screen from dimming or sleeping (after 5 minutes of inactivity), so I want to document what I learned here for the sake of others who need to solve the same problem.

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Building a DIY Standing Desk

I spend a lot of time in front of a computer, and thus, a lot of time at a desk. Because I generally don't like sitting still, and because I recently learned that sitting all day can kill you, I decided to try to build a standing desk. I'm documenting here a design that I came up with that is inexpensive, easy to build, and has proven to me to be very practical.

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