Product Review: PowerColor Red Dragon RX 480 4GB

Looking for a solid yet affordable RX 480? This may be just the card you were looking for. Continue reading “Product Review: PowerColor Red Dragon RX 480 4GB”

Logitech Unifying Receiver: Interference Troubleshooting

Own a Logitech wireless product but having issues with sticky or delayed keyboard or mouse responses? The solution may be simpler than you think. Continue reading “Logitech Unifying Receiver: Interference Troubleshooting”

Minimalism & Technology

Are minimalism and technology at odds? The answer is actually no. Or more precisely, only if you let them be.

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VirtualBox – Sharing a Host Folder With a Linux Guest

Sometimes you want to share a folder from your VirtualBox host machine to your guest OS. Perhaps for an installer, or to have access to specific files. There are pros and cons and safety concerns for this, however this is how you do it. Continue reading “VirtualBox – Sharing a Host Folder With a Linux Guest”

Properly Installing a SoundBlaster Sound Card in Windows

If you bought yourself a sound card for better audio and are not getting what you expected you may be the victim of poor defaults from the driver installation. I own a SoundBlaster Audigy SE and found that for a few years now the Creative Audio Control Panel has some strange settings by default leaving you clueless as to why only some of your speakers work and why it’s all echo’y. Continue reading “Properly Installing a SoundBlaster Sound Card in Windows”

Corsair AF120 Quiet Edition in Purple: Unboxing and Information

I recently purchased some new fans for in my home server and PC. Did you know there is more than one kind of fan? I explain this as I unbox my new Corsair AF120’s with Purple LEDs. Continue reading “Corsair AF120 Quiet Edition in Purple: Unboxing and Information”

VirtualBox: Install Guest Additions

When setting up a VM in VirtualBox one the first things you should do is install the guest additions. This post will show you exactly how to do that using an Xubuntu VM. Continue reading “VirtualBox: Install Guest Additions”

Take Control of Windows 10 Pro with these Group Policy/Configuration Changes

Windows 10 seems to have a mind of it’s own doesn’t it? We don’t know fully what data it sends, we have ‘no choice’ but to use Cortana, updates will be installed and your PC will reboot while your using it outside of the 12 hours ‘active’ period. No more. If you have Windows 10 Pro, you have been granted access to the Group Policy Editor. Although it’s potency was diminished in the Anniversary update(restricting some features to EDU/Business), you can still control a number of settings making it worth the premium for the upgrade as well as saving you a ton of headaches if you are a power user. Continue reading “Take Control of Windows 10 Pro with these Group Policy/Configuration Changes”

Laptop Swag

I’ve never really had a large budget to work with when it came to PCs/laptops and the gear that goes along with them, but I’ve been able to find tried and true accessories that are reliable and have aged well for me. Hopefully they’ll work well for you guys, too! Continue reading “Laptop Swag”