Category: tech

December 17, 2018

Why your home needs an enterprise network

There’s a substantial premium placed on ‘Gaming’ grade computer hardware these days. This includes home routers that often end up overloaded on an increasingly critical component of your life at home.

September 24, 2008

RSS + TORRENTS = TV goodness :)

A quick and dirty guide to auto downloading commercial free TV shows with uTorrent and RSS feeds. Go get yourself the best bit-torrent client uTorrent and install it. Right click on the RSS feed area and select Add RSS Feed as shown. Enter the Feed URL http://tvrss.net/feed/unique/ as shown. The feed will appear in the RSS Feeds area as below. Go up to Options. Select […]

July 29, 2008

Something for your next laptop?

Make sure you get an ExpressCard slot! 🙂 Just discovered a new add-on for laptops that have the new ExpressCard expansion slot technology (successor to PCI based CardBus). The Asus XG Station allows you to connect desktop grade video cards to your laptop! http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/08/hands-on-with-the-asus-xg-station-external-gpu/ Update:Looks like Creative also has a nice sound card upgrade option for laptops.http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=3589 Notes:ExpressCard on a laptop gives 2 Gbit/s (250MB/s) […]

July 22, 2008

Terminal Server Patch for WinXP

This patch enables two or more concurrent sessions in Windows XP PRO Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Service Pack 3 (SP3) if you have FAST USER SWITCHING enabled, and windows is NOT joined to a domain. link

June 11, 2008

Windows XP Service Pack 3

For better or for the worst.. Microsoft released SP3 for Windows XP. Things I’ve noticed… Remote Desktop Changes: In the RDP config file for your session, you’ll be unable to connect to the console session without changing the following: use: administrative session:i:1 instead of: connect to console:i:1 From the command line use: use: /admin instead of: /console More to follow…

April 11, 2008

new blog

homies.. I’m putting up this blog as a place to store tech notes & things.  Please comment to let me know you got in and can read it. The only new material so far is the CD image I posted below. The rest of the stuff you’ve seen before.

April 10, 2008

Ultimate Boot CD – 1st draft

I’ve found the latest and greatest tool in creating windows boot CDs… Ultimate Boot CD for Windows. This app has a ton of plugins for all the diagnostics/repair you’d ever want to do on a windows system. And to save you the trouble of installing/building an image yourself, you can just download this one I made yesterday.boot.cd (Compressed to 236MB)

March 5, 2008

Eat it packet shapers.

All the credit on this one goes to Graeme… The new uTorrent 1.8 alpha client bypasses current ISP packet shaping policies. I tested with a movie torrent today and the peak speed ended up around 820k/sec!!! finished downloading in about 30 mins.. Probably won’t last long but might as well enjoy it while u can. Dave.. ur just on this email to keep you in […]

August 29, 2006

Computer Remote Control – UltraVNC

Something new… UltraVNC from SourceForge. A vastly improved computer remote control solution from the early VNC days. Especially when you want to connect to the console session of…. a Win2K server that doesn’t allow that natively with Terminal Services… way to go M$. Some of the cool things it supports: Option to use windows based authentication (no separate users/passwords) Easy potential for full 2 way […]