Review: HDHomeRun DVR

HDHomeRun DVR I have been following the development of the HDHomeRun DVR by SiliconDust, and i thought it was a good time to review the progress made. To date the kick starter campaign has received close to 4000 backers who have pledged $370k to see this project come to life. The concept is simple, a DVR … Continue reading Review: HDHomeRun DVR

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Review: HDHomeRun DVB-T/T2 Connect

Silcon Dust HDHomeRun DVB-T/T2 Connect Network TV Dual Tuner   I recently purchased a HDHomeRun CONNECT, the network TV tuner that can take over the air broadcast terrestrial television and convert it into IP streams that can then be played back on any local network device. This means you no longer need to worry about having … Continue reading Review: HDHomeRun DVB-T/T2 Connect

Review: Five most useful Google Chrome Extensions

My ‘Top Five’ most useful Google Chrome Extensions 1. Adblock Plus Description: Used by over 50 million people, a free ad blocker that blocks ALL annoying ads, malware and tracking. Comments: Indispensable. 2. Ghostery Description: Enjoy a faster, safer and cleaner browsing experience. Comments: For anyone who takes privacy seriously and doesn't want their web browsing activity tracked. 3. HTTPS … Continue reading Review: Five most useful Google Chrome Extensions

Review: Virtual Private Networks

What is a VPN? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a secure encrypted connection (or tunnel) between two end points, one of them being your PC and the other being a VPN server. Why would i use a VPN? To extend access to a trusted network from another geographical location, in order to securely access resources … Continue reading Review: Virtual Private Networks

Review: Kufatec Fiscon “Basic Plus” Bluetooth in car hands-free kit

Kufatec Fiscon "Basic-Plus" Bluetooth in car hands-free kit Most modern cars include Bluetooth hands-free as standard, for those that don't there are plenty of 3rd party aftermarket kits available from brands such as Parrot, Jabra and Plantronics to choose from. Most are reasonably priced around £50 - £100 and usually include features like voice integration, … Continue reading Review: Kufatec Fiscon “Basic Plus” Bluetooth in car hands-free kit

Review: 2013 Tech Round-up. Tech Highlights from 2013.

With the year almost coming to an end let's take a look back at some of the more interesting technology developments of 2013. In no particular order. Apple Mac Pro   Released Thursday 19 December. £2,500 for the Quad core, £3,299 for the Hex core. The new Mac Pro has undergone a complete redesign, with aesthetics and … Continue reading Review: 2013 Tech Round-up. Tech Highlights from 2013.