Nothing Lasts Forever – Disc Rot

You know all those CD’s and DVD’s you have? They could be slowly (or quickly) deteriorating. Especially if they have been poorly taken care of. Nothing lasts forever. Continue reading “Nothing Lasts Forever – Disc Rot”

How To Install: Mounting Dream Full Motion TV Wall Mount

Looking to upgrade your media center but unsure how? Well this post will show you how. Literally! I purchased the Mounting Dream Full Motion TV Wall Mount and will show you in video form how to install it. Continue reading “How To Install: Mounting Dream Full Motion TV Wall Mount”

Wiring Your Home Network Part 2: Making Wall Plates and Tool Review

Earlier this year I wrote about why I choose to wire my apartment with Ethernet. I reviewed the crimp tool I use to make patch cables(connect from the PC to the router or wall). Now I will show you the tools you need to make the wall jacks themselves.

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Product Review: Monoprice Premium Hi-Fi DJ Style Over-the-Ear Pro Headphone

On a tight budget? Love high quality sound? These are the headphones you can’t live without.

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Product Review: La Crosse BC700 Alpha Power Battery Charger

Interested in greener technology but not sure where to start? How about purchasing some rechargeable batteries? Not only will it cut down on waste, but it will save you money in the long run. However, does it matter what charger you buy for your rechargeable batteries? Continue reading “Product Review: La Crosse BC700 Alpha Power Battery Charger”

Learn Computers Series: What is a Server

Servers, you may have heard of them before as they are very important for modern life.  They power the web, gaming services, many of the apps in smartphones and much much more. So what are they and is so special about them? What do you, the regular user need to know about them? Read on to find out! Continue reading “Learn Computers Series: What is a Server”

Product Review: AmazonBasics AA Rechargeable Batteries (White)

If you still have electronics that use standard size batteries and find yourself buying pack after pack of them you may want to consider purchasing rechargeables. But which recharagable should you get? There are a number of brands and varieties to choose from. The simplest answer is that the AmazonBasics series is everything you are looking for. Continue reading “Product Review: AmazonBasics AA Rechargeable Batteries (White)”

Product Review: TRENDnet 8P/RJ-45 and 6P/RJ-12, RJ-11 Crimp Tool TC-CT68

Looking for a crimp tool to create your own patch cables on a budget?  I recently took a chance on the TRENDnet TC-CT68. It is an all in one cable crimp tool that you can get for as low as $15 USD. I personally used this to make my cables when wiring our apartment.  So how well did it fare?  Read on to find out. Continue reading “Product Review: TRENDnet 8P/RJ-45 and 6P/RJ-12, RJ-11 Crimp Tool TC-CT68”

Your Guide To Buying TV’s and Monitors

Need a new TV or monitor but don’t know where to start? In this guide I will tell you how I shop for and purchase displays. Continue reading “Your Guide To Buying TV’s and Monitors”

Troubleshooting: Phillips SoundBar (HTL2101A/F7)

Have you purchased the Phillips SoundBar (HTL2101A/F7) and it’s not living up to expectations? Fear not, there is still hope! This guide will walk you through all the troubleshooting steps you need to get it working correctly or determine if it’s defective and needs replaced.    Continue reading “Troubleshooting: Phillips SoundBar (HTL2101A/F7)”