April 19, 2016
Last year we saw Microsoft release the Surface 3 which was more of a mini Surface Pro 3 with a massive 10.8" screen and Intel Atom X7 internals. This confused a lot of people who thought the Surface 3 was like the Surface 2 which couldn't install Win32...
March 26, 2016
Having procured all the parts it is time to build my NAS.
I ran the motherboard, RAM, and GPU for over a week to test the stability of the system before shutting down my�old NAS to move the data across. With the system stability validated I exported...
Feburary 22, 2016
Having had a home NAS for a number of years I have learnt a few things and am ready for an upgrade. With my upgrade I want to address a few deficiencies with my current NAS.
Samba is single threaded and CPU limited
Virtual machines are slower...
Feburary 16, 2016
With so many devices connected to your home network, I have been using a Network Attached Storage (NAS) for the past 7 years.
Network Attached Storage has many benefits for the home, and can provide a reliable always on private cloud of sorts that...
April 02, 2015
With the Surface 3 just announced, talk is back on whether a Surface Mini is potentially in the surface product pipeline.
At 10.8" The Surface 3 is only 1.2" diagonally smaller than it's big brother the Surface Pro 3. That makes the Surface 3 viable...
January 01, 2015
Computerised social networking is using computers to socially connect and network. Currently the largest social networks are controlled by publicly traded companies. Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumbler, MySpace, etc... As publicly traded companies...
August 13, 2014
I am no Microsoft Apologist, I am typing this blog post on a Macbook Air (admittedly why I wait for my Surface Pro 3 to ship). But I will explain my reasoning.
When I was 15 Microsoft Released Windows XP. At this time we had two computers at home,...
June 26, 2014
In recent years crowd funding sites have been a popular way to connect inventors and creators with consumers to fund projects that would otherwise be difficult to commercialise. These are typically small projects or less than a million dollars.
May 22, 2014
Australians enjoy a high standard of living. Even if you didn't go to university, you are probably still contributing to other peoples university degree. If we look at it from a nation building perspective this is a good thing. Rather than treat a...
April 18, 2014
As most of you have read in the news by now, there was a recent vulnerability in OpenSSL known as the heartbleed vulnerability. This affected recent versions of OpenSSL between 1.0.1 up until the 7th April 2014.
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