Lenovo’s ThinkPad 13 Review!

Finally! After having to suffer a shipping delay of about a month or so, my new Lenovo ThinkPad 13 laptop has arrived at my doorsteps! To add insult to injuries, Lenovo forgot to add my apartment number on the shipping label! I will always remember to now put my apartment number on the same address line! […]

Remote Wake on LAN via Router

When I talked about Wake on Lan (WoL) in a previous article, I also wrote on how it was possible to do it over the WAN. Although being able to magically wake your computer up from its slumber state while within the local network is pretty handy, it’s when you actually get to do it […]

Control Volume Slider in Windows with Keyboard

Want to know what grinds my gears? Ever wonder why something you’d think be so easy to configure is actually not? Yes, I’m talking about you, Mr. volume slider in Windows! Don’t try and look away. I’m sure a lot of us wondered on how to go about with controlling the volume slider in Windows […]

Dude, Where’s My Tabs?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]