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You Can Win AMAZING Prizes in LowEndTalk's Top Provider Poll!

Want to win a Steam Deck, smart TV, Nintendo switch, mini PC, smart ring, or something else fabulous? Then you need to participate in LowEndTalk's Top Provider poll, going on now through the end of January.

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You Can Win AMAZING Prizes in LowEndTalk's Top Provider Poll!

Five Tech Predictions for 2024

There will be more hacks, breaches, and leaks.  AI will grow and become even more obnoxious.  Europe will issue new regulations. But besides those obvious trends...

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Five Tech Predictions for 2024

The Unbelievably Fumbled Rebranding of Twitter

Twitter is now known as X. Actually, it's now known as "X, formerly known as Twitter" because "X" has zero brand and the Twitter brand is still iconic. A cautionary tale.

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The Unbelievably Fumbled Rebranding of Twitter

Rumors Circulate About DediPath’s Database Being Sold

Over here at LowEndBox, we've been covering the entire DediPath bankruptcy situation since it was only skepticism. Most recently, we covered DediPath's official closure at the end of August, and it al...

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Rumors Circulate About DediPath’s Database Being Sold

What We Publish

LowEndBox publishes articles and offers about a variety of content categories. Check out everything we write about in the content breakdown below: Advice Community Offers Dead Pool Giveaways Interview...

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What We Publish

ReliableVPS: Cheap VPS Offer in Manhattan, New York City...and Maybe London Next?

ReliableVPS has an awesome offer in Manhattan. Cheap VPS systems start with a 2GB RAM system for only $12/6 months. Read on for details and learn how to get an even better deal by participating in their LowEndTalk thread!

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ReliableVPS: Cheap VPS Offer in Manhattan, New York City...and Maybe London Next?

User Protests and Hacker Demands Are Not Even the Worst Reddit Dumpster Fire Today

If you thought warring with users, canceling third party apps, site protests, and hackers demanding ransom were the worst things going on at Reddit, you're a bit behind in the news.

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User Protests and Hacker Demands Are Not Even the Worst Reddit Dumpster Fire Today

Leaked Memo: Reddit Announces Will No Longer Allow Private Subreddits...?

The change is logical given developments with the blackouts. Read the draft announcement.

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Leaked Memo: Reddit Announces Will No Longer Allow Private Subreddits...?

POLL: Leaked Memo Shows Reddit CEO Bored by Blackout: Do You Think It's an Act?

The Reddit CEO wrote a memo giving his reaction to the blackout protest and it was immediately leaked to the press. After reading it, do you think he really believes what he wrote or is he just trying to put on a brave face?

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POLL: Leaked Memo Shows Reddit CEO Bored by Blackout: Do You Think It's an Act?

Subreddits Go on Strike

In a widespread act of protest, thousands of the most popular subreddits have gone private, blocking visitors and in some cases disallowing new threads. This is being done to protest Reddit's API policy, which is killing third party apps.

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Subreddits Go on Strike

Reddit Is About To Go Public, So They're Pushing Their Users Away (And Killing Third-Party Apps)

Reddit is preparing to go public. Again. This time they're hoping to raise only 44% of what they were looking for the previous time. To make sure the IPO is successful, they're making moves to...drive their users away?! The new API fees seem to guarantee a shrinking user base just when Reddit is going under the magnifying glass.

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Reddit Is About To Go Public, So They're Pushing Their Users Away (And Killing Third-Party Apps)

Three Reasons Why ChatGPT Won't Take Developer Jobs

Are you worried that generative AI (ChatGPT, etc.) is going to take away developer jobs? Or maybe replace them entirely? Is starting a developer career in 2023 like starting as a buggy whip apprentice in 1890? Here's three arguments against the worry, and a chance for you to agree or disagree.

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Three Reasons Why ChatGPT Won't Take Developer Jobs

POLL: Are You Excited or Terrified by Generative AI?

How you feel about the new wave of generative AI? Are you excited or terrified? Let us know!

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POLL: Are You Excited or Terrified by Generative AI?

The Vultr Free Tier is Here! Here's All the Details

Did someone say "free VPS"? Vultr did! They've unveiled a new free tier. Details are still coming into focus but we've got the details and links for you!

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The Vultr Free Tier is Here!  Here's All the Details

POLL: Which PHP Frameworks Are You Using in 2023?

It's 2023 and by some measures, 77% of all web sites are powered by PHP.  I'm not sure it's quite that high, though if you think about every Wordpress site, maybe... I've been coding a small-volume AP...

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POLL: Which PHP Frameworks Are You Using in 2023?

Still Time to Win a TV, Igloo Cooler, Roku Express, and More from ServerHub!

Community provider ServerHub is running a fantastic giveaway for our community! Enter for a chance to win a 55" Roku TV, an Igloo cooler, Roku Express streamers, or ServerHub account credit, now through the SuperBowl!

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Still Time to Win a TV, Igloo Cooler, Roku Express, and More from ServerHub!

Who Will Win Superbowl LVII? Predict and Get Bonus Giveaway Entries!

Do you think the Kansas City Chiefs are going to crush the Philadelphia Eagles? Or will the Eagles stomp the Chiefs? Let us know in this poll - and get bonus entries in the ServerHub giveaway as a thank you!

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Who Will Win Superbowl LVII?  Predict and Get Bonus Giveaway Entries!

Vote for the Cheesiest Porkbun Headline While You SAVE SAVE SAVE on Domains!

Our friends over at Porkbun are having a Black Friday sale! They're awesome to work with and besides giving us great art to use, they also gave suggested the following cheesy headline.  Which do you prefer? Let us know, and then go check out their sale!

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Vote for the Cheesiest Porkbun Headline While You SAVE SAVE SAVE on Domains!

Ten Years in the Making: The Maounique Interview!

@Maounique has been a member of LowEndTalk for 10 years.  I think of him as one of the moral centers of gravity in the community.  You may disagree with him but you'll always know where you stand with...

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Ten Years in the Making: The Maounique Interview!

POLL: Are Ad Blockers Ruining the Internet or a Vital Tool?

Do you use an ad blocker? Do you whitelist LowEndBox and LowEndTalk? Do you have switch back and forth between "blocking" and "non-blocking" browsers? Or do you just consume the Internet in its raw, unfiltered glory? We want to hear from you!

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POLL: Are Ad Blockers Ruining the Internet or a Vital Tool?

Review: React for Beginners by Wes Bos (Plus FREE Javascript and Markdown Courses You Can Take!)

I've recently been writing some web apps.  I'm not a web pro, but have done software development non-professionally since before the personal computer existed.  Back when I started emitting HTML in th...

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Review: React for Beginners by Wes Bos (Plus FREE Javascript and Markdown Courses You Can Take!)

POLL: OVH IPv4 Pricing Apocalypse! If Your Provider Begs, What Will You Say?

The LowEnd community was rocked today by news that OVH is substantially increasing IPv4 prices. The OVH blog has a table showing the impact for different IP block sizes, which is strange since the pri...

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POLL: OVH IPv4 Pricing Apocalypse!  If Your Provider Begs, What Will You Say?

Create Jaw-Dropping Dashboards Using Grafana (on a Raspberry Pi!)

Recently, my family acquired a gecko. A crested gecko, to be specific.  Our little guy started life as a classroom pet.  He came in a rather sad, small Walmart Pet Department-level terrarium.  We set...

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Create Jaw-Dropping Dashboards Using Grafana (on a Raspberry Pi!)

LowEndBox is on Instagram and TikTok!

A few weeks ago we asked our visitors to vote on which social media platform we should add to LowEndBox. Since we published the Poll in July, LowEndBox has added both TikTok and Instagram to our socia...

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LowEndBox is on Instagram and TikTok!

What the Heck is a NAT VPS, Anyway?

Stay tuned for a post in a few hours with a fantastic NAT VPS offer! For some time, it was the norm to get an IPv4 when you rented a VM.  One VM = 1 IPv4 and life was simple. Then humans kept breeding...

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What the Heck is a NAT VPS, Anyway?

FEEDBACK REQUESTED: What Should Our Next Social Media Presence Be?

You can get LowEndBox and LowEndTalk on all the big platforms: Twitter: Follow us! Facebook: Like us! YouTube: Watch us! Where should we go next?  Instagram?  TikTok?  Pinterest?  LinkedIn?  Or perhap...

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FEEDBACK REQUESTED: What Should Our Next Social Media Presence Be?

There are 19,000 Crypto Coins in the World, and 18,980 of Them are Going Bust

The bold prediction you read in the headlines come from Paul Krake, a former hedge fund manager. Crypto is BS, complete BS. I'm the ultimate skeptic on crypto. China can never ban crypto? China banned...

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There are 19,000 Crypto Coins in the World, and 18,980 of Them are Going Bust

How To Check ECC Memory On A Hetzner Dedicated Server

Recently we've been discussing getting started on a new VPS or dedicated server. Specific topics have included updating the operating system and configuring ssh, running a yabs benchmark, and checking...

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How To Check ECC Memory On A Hetzner Dedicated Server
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