Tag: drive

Easy Media Server Storage Solutions

If you’ve been running a media server for any amount of time (like Plex or Emby), you realize how fast your media library can build up and how much storage it can require. The good news is that storage space on hard drives seems to double on a very rapid basis. So finding a hard …

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Review: EaseUS Partition Master Professional v10.8

If you ever find yourself in a position where you need to be able to adjust the partitions on your PC, even with Windows 10, you may find that it’s not as intuitive and simple as it should be. You really think by now that Microsoft would include the proper utilities to control basic abilities …

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Review: iRulu GM60 (HC042) Mini Projector LED

I was recently sent a demo unit from iRulu for the GM60 [HC042] Mini HD LED projector for review. I have to admit, I’m thoroughly impressed with this unit. I’ve been researching many projectors for several months. A lot of the many projectors are struggling with the issue of the level of lumens they have …

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Upgrade to SSD: Give new life to older PCs and laptops

Last week, I got into a quick discussion with my dad about his Acer 7750 laptop. He was telling me that he thought that his laptop was getting slower and slower. Normally, this wouldn’t be an out of place comment if someone was using a laptop on a relative basis, adding a lot of files …

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Modular/Stackable Smartphones and PCs is the right choice

I saw this post today on Mashable reported that Acer was going to be building a component-based PC. I think the concept of having a component-based PC is a great idea. Historically a PC is a component-based device, but working on it can be intimidating to some people. The way Acer is approaching the modular …

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WalknBook IRulu w1002 Drivers [Windows Tablet/PC]

This is a quick post, and it’s really inspired by the trouble it takes to find drivers for Windows devices. From PCs to tablets, Windows requires drivers and without them stuff just doesn’t work right. Right? Right. So this brings us to the post of today for the IRulu w1002 WalknBook Windows tablet PC. It’s a …

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Review: UCtech USB3.0 SATA Hard Drive Docking Station

A couple of week ago, I was approached by a friend of mine that wanted to know if I wanted some old SATA drives. The drives that he was offering to donate were older SATA drives and they didn’t have a lot of storage space, but he did have quite a few of them. It got …

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Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Ripper

Just about everyone has old DVDs and anyone who has a library of old DVDs would love to build/convert those into a digital format so that they can be made portable. In addition to making an old DVD library/collection into a digital format, those old DVD movies can be integrated into a media server system where …

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Review: IRulu 7″ Quad Core Tablet [X1s 1749]

From time to time, I get the opportunity to review tablets from iRulu. I purchased my first iRulu tablet off of eBay and I have to admit, in almost the past two years, iRulu has made a lot of improvements to their android tablets. IRulu has started focusing on not just android tablets but now …

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Expect Microsoft to claim victory for Windows 8

    Windows 8 has been the Titanic of our day when it pertains to Microsoft operating systems. It was and still is a monster-ably deformed release of an operating system. It was Microsoft’s knee jerk reaction to not having a stake in the mobile market. Some how they thought that everyone was going to have …

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