Computers and Electronics

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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...
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Review of the D-Link DNR-326 NVR

When I built my new home a while back we decided to build it with cabling for video surveillance.  We had our builder run Category 5e (Cat5e) cables to locations we thought would be ideal for cameras on the out...

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 ...

How I Cut the Cord!

For several years I had considered cutting the cord. I mean, I rarely watch anything on TV that couldn't be streamed from the Internet. I'm not really into sports, but I don't mind an occasional football game (...

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 ...

Is your Data Center Protected from Drones?

A drone flying over your data center is probably something you don't really think about or worry about.  Drones are literally flying everywhere all the time these days, and they are definitely flying over the t...

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...

Review of the DJI Phantom 3 Professional

A little over a year and half ago I bought a DJI Phantom 2 drone. Something was wrong it with. It worked well for most everything, but it would randomly start drifting to the left when hovering. This made me ve...