Computers

Posts about modern computers and peripherals

Building my New Desktop and Gaming Rig

I’ve been planning to build a new gaming pc build for quite some time. Unfortunately so many other things just seem to get in the way. Well now that time is finally here, and I went all out on this bad boy incl...
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About my Synology RS2416+ and a review!

Since my home network tour a lot (and I do mean a lot) of you have asked for more details on certain parts of my home network. The most asked question is of course why I chose a Core i7 over a XEON. Followed ri...

The LattePanda Single Board Computer (Intro)

Whether you’re building an arcade or some other contraption, the goto board for most of these projects has been the Raspberry Pi series of single board computers. Since the Raspberry Pi runs an ARM Cortex proce...

Tour of My Home Network (and More!)

So I have had a ton of requests over the years to give a tour of my home network. Honestly, I never gave the tour because I just didn't think people would be that interested in what I had. Well I have had enoug...

Venting a Server Closet (The Right Way)

A lot of people these days are building homes or buying homes that have network or A/V closets in them. On many of the higher end homes, these builders will hire audio-visual companies to actually do the instal...
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Review of the Synology NVR216

Surveillance systems are something that used to be considered a nice-to-have. With today's crime rates, and lawsuit happy customers it just makes sense to have something like the Synology NVR216 in your persona...

Use Siri to Control Nest, MyQ, HomeSeer, etc.

A lot of people want to use Siri to control Nest, HomeSeer, or other automation systems. Apple created a product suite called HomeKit that allows just this type of interaction to happen. However, as of yet not ...

Better Integrate MrNumber with iOS

MrNumber might be the coolest iOS app ever, that is if you experience the same problem so many people experience daily. Scammers, SPAMmers, fraudulent telemarketers, telemarketers who ignore that it is illegal ...

How to use the Snipping Tool

The snipping tool is a little known tool that has awesome benefits!  I'm often surprised at how many people don't know it exists.  When I show it to people they are often either amazed, or they say something al...

How to Reset Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

Edge is a relatively new browser in the market.  Microsoft has a ways to go to get some of the bugs fixed and features on parity with other browsers.  It might not be too long before you start experiences crash...