Hardware

Amazon Fire HD 8 System Apps on Home Screen

I recently got an Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet and for the most part it’s been running fine. However, I encountered a weird and annoying issue where, all of a sudden, I had what seem to be system/hidden apps showing up on my Home screen. The apps in question were, IIRC, Device Setup, Downloads, Music, Kindle Store and maybe one more that I can’t find/remember. The solution was to go to Settings → Apps & Notifications → Manage All Application → Home Pages → Storage.

ASUS RT-N66U IPv6

I’m using an ASUS RT-N66U and my ISP is Aquiss (an Entanet reseller). I wanted to get IPv6 working. After a little bit of fiddling, the following settings seem to have done the trick: Connection type: Native Interface: PPP DHCP-PD: Enable Auto Configuration Setting: Stateless Connect to DNS Server automatically: Enable Enable Router Advertisement: Enable Hope this helps anybody else in the same situation.