Dude, Where’s My Tabs?

Clover

You know what grinds my gears? Windows/File Explorer, that’s what. For the longest time, people have been saying that Microsoft just doesn’t get it and that they don’t listen to their customers. Whether you agree with this or not is completely irrelevant. However, I’m sure that the majority of us have stumbled upon an issue [...]

Verifying File Authenticity via Hashing

Hashing

Whenever I am stuck on deciding what to write for my next article, I usually can depend on some of my friends to give me some ideas albeit they themselves won’t know of this! A lot of times I do get ideas on some topics but decided to skip on them because I keep thinking [...]

Bypass ISP Video Throttling with a VPN

Speedometer

You know what grinds my gears? ISP throttling. That’s what. Ever wonder why it is that your Youtube videos lag and buffer every few seconds in 720p or 1080p mode even though you know with an absolute certainty that your bandwidth is not the problem? OK, so that issue might not happen 24/7 but did [...]

Configuring Remote Access for NAS4Free

NAS4Free Remote Access

Due to the immense popularity of my blog article on how to configure a NAS4Free server on a Windows network, I decided to do a simple follow up on how to configure that same server for access over the Internet. Well actually, a comment made by user Austin prompted me to write this article. He [...]

Creating VM Clones in Microsoft Hyper-V

VM Cloning

If you’re a virtual machine freak like me, then you’ve most likely upgraded to Windows 8 Pro already due to its awesome built in Hyper-V client! No longer do you need to install Windows Server 2012 or the standalone hypervisor operating system just to be able to build your virtual machine infrastructure on your home [...]

Getting to Know DNS! Part 3

WorldDNS

Alright folks! It’s time to finally wrap things up with the final article in my “Getting to Know DNS!” series. In this last article, I will be putting together everything you have read so far in the past two articles and giving you the ultimate look at how name resolution functions on an every day [...]

Getting to Know DNS! Part 2

Global DNS

In my previous article, Getting to Know DNS! Part 1, I’ve gone over the very basics of DNS and why it was needed to help power the Internet of today. It is one of the most used network services around the globe on a daily basis. There are literally thousands upon thousands of DNS queries [...]

Getting to Know DNS! Part 1

DNS

It’s been a while since I’ve created this blog but until now, I haven’t really talked about one of my favorite topic where networking and computers in general are concerned: the domain name system or better known as DNS. I remember being asked recently on just how does the Internet work? Many users know that [...]

Survive a Hard Disk Failure by Using RAID 1

RAID 1 Array

I’ve met a lot of paranoid people during my time working with them and their computers. This is especially true where hard disks are concerned. Yet, the fault can’t all be put on them. However, many users still don’t understand that computers, especially hard drives, can and will malfunction at one point or another and [...]

WebMail Encryption with Mailvelope

Mailvelope

Email encryption is something I’ve always pushed for to whomever is willing to listen! One of the hardest part when it comes to email encryption is the user factor. Many users just don’t see a need to use a desktop email client just to implement some type of email encryption. Many of us are more [...]