For the Love of Free: Web Development Tools

If you know me, you know I love free. Since part of my job is doing web development, I thought I would share some of the tools I use that are FREE to everyone interested in website design, development, coding, etc. Obviously, everyone prefers different tools to use, and these […]

Cloud Gaming…This Isn’t Your Mother’s Farming App – Part 2

As we covered in the last blog post, there are a lot of gamers playing a lot of games, either on mobile devices, console devices or personal computers. Adding to that list of devices is the Internet-enabled cloud gaming service. Essentially you will be sent the game screen and your […]

Cloud Gaming…This Isn’t Your Mother’s Farming App – Part 1

We all know that most everyone likes to play PC games. Take a break; sit down to a nice session of Farmville or Call of Duty. The 1st game is for managing a little virtual farm, and the 2nd is a First Person Shooter (FPS). Is it time to water […]

Control Yourself

If you read Mike’s last blog post about his trials and tribulations with FreeNAS, you know that he ultimately opted to use Windows 8.1 as his storage solution.  That wasn’t because FreeNAS didn’t work (Mike admits it probably would be fine now that his RAM issues are resolved), but was […]

It Just Works

Last weekend I decided to get a new shirt for a birthday party I needed to attend, so I stopped by to visit my new friend Vic’s shop.  I walked in wearing an old college hoodie with a broken zipper.  It’s my favorite sweatshirt; it’s soft, comfortable, and my go-to […]

For the Love of Free: NAS Edition (Part Two)

It’s amazing what one person can learn in a somewhat short time frame. I know that three weeks ago, I said that I was looking for a NAS solution that had some specific wish list items I wanted. I also know that I said I had selected the amazingly wonderful, […]

Electromechanical Relays Versus Solid

The market is full of products that claim extraordinary performances. In the electrical world there is an abundance of options for power supplies, DC-DC converters and redundant power solutions. You could easily get overwhelmed when considering all the possibilities. How do you find the best one? How do you find […]