The Deal With iPhone Processors

Ever since Apple admitted they throttled the performance of older iPhones, and then explained it was for the benefit of iPhone users, it’s become a fair question to ask if the iPhones were poorly designed…

Modern Internet For Website Owners

I’ve run my personal blog website for over ten years. Although it may be┬ájust a personal website, not a busy e-commerce platform or high-security outfit, I’ve always made sure it’s run professionally, and I’m always…

FreeNAS Thoughts

Instead of buying a regular NAS like most consumers would do, I built my own. It had been a Linux PC for a decade or so, but I switched to a FreeNAS appliance last year….

PROLiNK PRC3801 AC1200 Gigabit Router Review

PROLiNK launched their new PRC3801 Wireless AC1200 MU-MIMO Dual-Band Gigabit router in October last year. It doesn’t seem terribly interesting to still be talking about AC1200 now, or even back in 2017, but PROLiNK thinks…

Plantronics BackBeat FIT 305 Review

Plantronics last month launched two new additions to their BackBeat FIT family of Bluetooth sports headphones, the BackBeat FIT 305 and 505. I have the BackBeat FIT 305 for this review, and like the 505,…

Real-Time Collaboration in Office for Mac

After a really long time, Microsoft has released an update to Office for Mac, version 16.9.0, this week that now supports real-time collaborative editing. There are also a bunch of other new features, some I’m…

AVITA LIBER Notebook Review

You’ve probably not heard of AVITA. They’re a new lifestyle tech brand that just debuted their LIBER series of notebooks in Singapore late last year. I thought there’re already too many brands and models of…

DigitalOcean Upgrades Droplet Plans

DigitalOcean has been busy in 2017 launching a handful of new services. For people who just want to run simple virtual machines, those developments are nice, but perhaps not terribly relevant. Today, however, DigitalOcean has…

MacBook Pro Keyboard Broke Again

Although trackpads and mice have become important input devices, they haven’t replaced keyboards. Macs don’t have touchscreens, but even if they did, you’d still need a keyboard to get decent work done. Gamers, programmers, and…

In Search Of A New Domain Registrar

When your needs are simple, or the about the same as most other people, the biggest challenge you’d have is trying to differentiate between the many dozens of providers you could sign up with. However,…