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Thecus W2810PRO NAS Review

When I was first invited to review the Thecus W2810PRO NAS, I didn’t quite understand how a Windows NAS would be different from a Linux NAS. Most NAS devices are built on Linux, like the…

Privacy In The Cloud

The Facebook privacy breach kerfuffle that unfolded last week is a timely reminder that we need to care about our privacy on the Internet. Many of us don’t think about that enough. Some, perhaps, don’t…

Neffos C7 Review

TP-Link, mainly known for their networking products, is the company behind the Neffos brand of smartphones which they brought to market in 2016. They have a pretty good lineup of Android smartphones, and they just…

Disincentivising Cash

After our Prime Minister spoke about e-payments at the National Day Rally last year, there has been a flurry of e-payment initiatives spawning everywhere. We all understand the benefits of e-payments, but I’m not so…

Making A Website Really Fast

Everyone likes fast websites. As a techie running my own blog website, I’m also a little obsessed with speed. But while fast websites may have once been mostly about fast servers and fast network, there’s…

ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe Review

The ASUS ZenBook line of premium ultrabooks have a very distinctive, recognisable, style. They all look good, and ASUS manages to refine them with every new product they bring to market. Their latest ZenBook 3…

A Cocktail Of Processor Flaws

This year started with the arrival of Meltdown and Spectre processor flaws. That’s now old news. Brace yourself for a bunch of new processor flaws. There are four new buzzwords this time, all affecting AMD…

A Mac User Re-evaluating Windows

I’ve been using Mac computers as my daily driver continuously from before Apple even put Intel processors in them. I only have brief and occasional encounters with Windows. However, I’ve never precluded the possibility that…

Chrome Update Has Something For This Blog

The Google Chrome browser gets updates quite often. This week, however, we have the promotion of Chrome 65 to the stable channel. Such promotions aren’t unusual per se. However, Chrome 65 does have something special…

Google Domains Review

Early this year, I shared that I was looking to migrate to a new domain registrar. I was already trying out one, and I’m very pleased with how it is working out. I’ve now switched…