Here is my "NAS Killer" build specification, this build is very flexible and can be customised for a number of different uses to suit your individual needs, from a basic home NAS to a fully fledged media server and everything in-between, and at half the price of the 'off the shelf' alternative.
Specs: Motherboard: Asus CUSL2 CPU: Intel Pentium3 1000mhz 133mhz bus 256kb cache Memory: 512mb Kingston 3 euro CPU cooler: Fanner Tech HawkStream II 2 euro Case: Coolermaster ATC201 20 euro PSU: 300watt Aopen Videocard: 3DFX Voodoo5 5500 64mb agp 40 euro Soundcard: Sound Blaster Live Platinum 5.1 with Live! Drive IR Soundcard: Terratec EWS88MT Networkcard: … Continue reading Build: Ultimate Year 2000 gaming build
Just recently i have built a new PC for a family member who wanted to upgrade from a four year old PC that was starting to struggle with the latest apps. Every time i build a new PC it's different, technology moves so fast that no two builds the same. A number of things can … Continue reading How to: Build your own PC
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.
Whether you're looking to build a brand new PC or perhaps looking to inject some life back into your ageing desktop, before bringing out the credit card check the latest price / performance increments to ensure your getting the best value for you're money.
Acer Aspire Revo RL70 Multimedia HTPC Nettop "The Revo RL70 smart PC brings photos, videos, music and all web content though Acer clear.fi to your big-screen TV and to every other connectable device in your home. It's a serious breakthrough for home entertainment! The flexible design allows this neat PC to be placed flat on … Continue reading Review: Acer Revo RL70
Useful guide to PC components showing price/performance increments as of September 2011. Click image to expand. Check out the latest PC components by price/performance here:
If your an action sports enthusiast you will have probably already seen or heard of the small action camera's designed for capturing those extreme adventures you crave for at the weekends or on holiday. Just recently a spate of high end reasonably priced full 1080p HD action cams have appeared from seemingly no where, and … Continue reading Review: GoPro HD Helmet HERO
[C-200] Firmware 02-02-100118-19-POP-408 (02-01-100119-19-POP-408 Apps) (29.01.2010). I have been waiting patiently for improvements to be implemented for the Popcorn Hour c200 firmware. Syabas continue to release new firmware every month yet they have still not resolved the blu-ray disc support. If anything the latest firmware release is a step backwards in terms of Blu-ray support, … Continue reading News: [C-200] Firmware 02-02-100118-19-POP-408 Released
I was going to write a feature length review on this, but in light of the problems i had actually getting it to work 'as expected' out of the box, and the lack of any adequate documentation with the PCH C-200 i decided to write this essential quick start guide. Step 1. Un-box. Step 2. … Continue reading How to: Popcorn Hour C-200 – Essential Quick Start