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”

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”

10 Things I Love About The Wii U

The Nintendo NX is on the horizon for a launch in March 2017. However that fits into the line up being a successor/eventual replacement to the Wii U or a supplimental device, there is still plenty of reason to love the Wii U.  Today I want to list the top 10 things I love about my Wii U. Continue reading “10 Things I Love About The Wii U”

Arctic Alpine M1 Unboxing and Installation

As part of my home server build, I upgraded the cooler to use the Arctic Alpine M1 (AM1 socket). Today, I unbox it and install it! Continue reading “Arctic Alpine M1 Unboxing and Installation”

My Home Server/NAS Build

I needed to share files with my PC, laptop and Allyson’s laptop. How did I do that? With a custom built home server of course! Continue reading “My Home Server/NAS Build”

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.

Continue reading “Wiring Your Home Network Part 2: Making Wall Plates and Tool Review”

Room Design Inspiration: Feature Shelf Display

Looking for a way to add some interest to a room in your living space? Showcase your favorite things in a shelf display! Continue reading “Room Design Inspiration: Feature Shelf Display”

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: 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”