Category: Hardware

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Passing the torch

Three years ago, I upgraded my long serving home workstation to an Intel Haswell Core-i5. This upgrade had a trickle-down upgrade effect on all my other machines. My incumbent 2008 AMD64 X2 4000+ workstation...

Battlestations!

I’ve been really busy at work lately, and the spare time I have had at home has been spent on renovating the kitchen, redecorating my daughter’s bedroom, and all the other things that come with...

Hosting Headaches

I’m looking at buying a VPS through Linode as soon as my job situation stabilizes. Not really looking forward to porting my entire catalogue of sites, but the fact I am working at taking...

NAS box

A few weeks ago I was looking into buying a NAS box for my home network. I looked at a number of models on the market before deciding on the Linksys NAS200 – it...

Mobile Communications

Since my parents bought me my first mobile phone – a Nokia 5110 – I have always viewed mobiles as a tool for using to communicate with friends when I need to. I’ve since...