Let’s Chat Season 01, Episode 07

Happy Sunday everyone! This week’s Let’s Chat brings with it the last weekend of November…where did the time go? Continue reading “Let’s Chat Season 01, Episode 07”

Let’s Chat: Long Time No See

Happy Sunday everyone! With the end of another week comes another Let’s Chat video, but this one is a tad overdue due to some personal leave. We’re back now, and you can expect to see content following our regular posting schedule. Continue reading “Let’s Chat: Long Time No See”

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”

Product Review: Arctic Alpine M1

The Artic Alpine M1 cooler is designed to enabled quiet computing on AMD’s AM1 platform. At around $10 USD, is it worth your money? I purchased one for my home server a while back and this article will detail my experience so far. Continue reading “Product Review: Arctic Alpine M1”

Product Review: Cryorig H7 Tower Cooler

How do you make an AMD FX-8350 go from being loud and hot to cool and quiet? Having AMD’s stock cooler that is not the new Wraith redesign, I purchased the Cryorig H7 to find out if it could do the job. Continue reading “Product Review: Cryorig H7 Tower Cooler”

Product Review: AmazonBasics USB 3.0 4-Port Hub

As part of my recent office reorganization I moved my desktop to one side of the room, with my mouse/keyboard and monitors to the other. As such I was looking for a nice USB 3 HUB to use with my USB extension cable so I can still use my USB accessories without having to make trips back and forth to my tower. To solve my issues I purchased this 4 Port USB hub from Amazon. Continue reading “Product Review: AmazonBasics USB 3.0 4-Port Hub”

Logitech Wave (K350 & M510): Tips and Tricks

The Logitech Wave is my favorite keyboard offering a slightly ergo curve to reduce pain in my wrists from RSI. However there are a few limitations and work arounds you should know to get the best experience with this keyboard. Continue reading “Logitech Wave (K350 & M510): Tips and Tricks”

End of the line: Toshiba C55D-B5214

The posts I have written about my Toshiba Satellite have turned out to be some of the most popular articles per date. However in an effort to provide the useful information I wanted to share it appears I have damaged it beyond repair. Continue reading “End of the line: Toshiba C55D-B5214”

Organizing My Digital Workspace/Home Lab

For tech enthusiasts and those budding to be, it is a bit difficult to scale and organize your workspace/home lab. It recently dawned on me that I hadn’t taken into account how to organize things or put forth the proper effort to making the most of my time and maximizing my productivity. Mostly because set up will be a huge time sink. So in this post I will try to address how I plan to rework everything and keep all the essentials undisrupted while everything is under construction. Continue reading “Organizing My Digital Workspace/Home Lab”