Computers and Electronics

How to fix common problems with your PC, server, or software packages.

pfSense not Recovering after WAN Failure

pfSense is probably the best open source firewall/router software package I have ever used. It's packed full of professional feature sets and has a very polished and clean user interface (web based GUI). And it...

Installing a 19″ Network Rack (at home)

The story of installing a home network rack in our house is a great one, but first you need to know the backstory! When we built our new home a year ago (we started it in 2013) one of the things that was very i...

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 (...

Setting up RetroPie on a Raspberry Pi 3

This is without a doubt the most requested video/article in the history of The Geek Pub. No seriously. Each of the arcade cabinet videos and my inbox is littered with people asking me to do a video on installin...

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 ...

Build a RetroPie Bartop Arcade Cabinet

Making my retro Arcade Cabinet last summer was one of my all time favorite projects. It been one of my most popular videos ever, and many of you have sent me awesome pictures cabinets you built that were based ...

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...