From Mac To Windows: Test Drive

I’ve been a Mac user for a long time. For the last 6 weeks, however, I’ve been actively using a Windows PC as my primary computer at work. I wanted to test if Windows will…

Protecting My Data With FreeNAS Replication

All my storage needs, public cloud aside, are now consolidated into a Network Attached Storage (NAS) box I built last year using FreeNAS. It has the equivalent of RAID5. However, whichever redundancy designed into a…

ASUS ZenBook Flip S Review

ASUS’ latest two-in-one convertible device is the ZenBook Flip S UX370UA. An evolution of the original ZenBook Flip I had reviewed back in 2016, the new two-in-one device is slimmer, faster, still luxurious, and a…

What Now After Facebook?

I thought the revelation of Facebook’s privacy breach last month was bad, but that was it and we’d all move on, which for some people could mean to still just continue using Facebook. However, it…

Yet Another DNS Doesn’t Make The Web Private

On 1 April, Cloudflare announced a new DNS service, one which they have described as the fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service. That day is April Fool’s Day, but Cloudflare’s announcement assured us it is real,…

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…