D-Link DCS-2670L Review

If you’re looking for a full-HD 180-degrees field-of-view IP security camera to use outdoors, you probably don’t have many options right now. D-Link’s latest DCS-2670L security camera does just that, and it may perhaps be…

Plain Old HTTP Will Be Branded Not Secure

When Chrome 68 arrives, expected around July 2018, websites that don’t use HTTPS will be branded “Not secure”. This label will appear in the address bar, in place of where you’d see the padlock and…

Switching From Mac To Windows

I’ve been a long-time Mac user. I’ve used them as my primary computer ever since the PowerBook G4 era. That’s even before the Mac even used Intel processors. Yet, I don’t consider myself fanatical about…

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…

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…