How to “Green Up” Your Devices

How to “Green Up” Your Devices

If you want to save Mother Nature and cut down your electric bill, greening up the electronic devices in your home is the best solution. Here is how you can do so.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How Far Are We From Holographic Technology?

How Far Are We From Holographic Technology?

As the world of screens starts getting more advanced, it’s time to think about how far we are from achieving a viable model for holographic technology.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Running FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi

Running FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi can support a variety of Operating Systems. For those who are keen to run FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi, here is the installation instructions.

By Gary Sims -
Standing Desks: Should You Get One?

Standing Desks: Should You Get One?

Everyone seems to get crazy about standing desks again. Is it really good and should you get one? Let’s discuss it.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Get Weather Forecasts on Raspberry Pi

Get Weather Forecasts on Raspberry Pi

From the web to smartphones, there are tons of ways to check weather forecast. In Raspberry Pi, you can also get the weather forecast from the command line.

By Gary Sims -
How to set up WiFi on a Raspberry Pi

How to set up WiFi on a Raspberry Pi

Although the Raspberry Pi comes only with an Ethernet port, it can also connect to WiFi. All it needs is a WiFi USB dongle and some simple configurations.

By Gary Sims -
Modular Smartphones: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Modular Smartphones: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Motorola and ZTE both announced that they will be developing phones with interchangeable parts. Will modular smartphones become a force to be reckoned with, or end up a novelty that won’t make it very far?

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
What You Should Know About Smart Homes

What You Should Know About Smart Homes

People have been fantasizing about homes that can do everything on its own. While it may sound great, there are things you need to know about smart homes.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Setting up VNC on Raspberry Pi

Setting up VNC on Raspberry Pi

If you want to access the full desktop on a remote Raspberry Pi, the easiest way is to setup VNC on Raspberry Pi so you can connect to it anywhere.

By Gary Sims -
Supercharge Your Router with OpenWRT

Supercharge Your Router with OpenWRT

If you think your wireless router is only good enough to dish out IP addresses to devices around your house, you need to infuse new life into it with OpenWRT.

By Mayank Sharma -
Stream HiFi Music From the Raspberry Pi

Stream HiFi Music From the Raspberry Pi

If you are an audiophile, you’d scoff at the suggestion of using the Raspberry Pi to listen to music. But that’s because you haven’t yet tried RaspyFi. It’s designed for music lovers and is fully equipped to work with your HiFi gear.

By Mayank Sharma -
Use the Raspberry Pi as a HTPC

Use the Raspberry Pi as a HTPC

You can use the Raspberry Pi to do all kinds of geeky stuff, but one of the most interesting uses for the little device is that of a home theatre PC (HTPC).

By Mayank Sharma -
Are Desktop PCs Losing Relevance?

Are Desktop PCs Losing Relevance?

As tablets become more affordable, you might be thinking whether the PC is still going to be relevant in the coming years or not. Let us examine this idea and explore some possibilities of the coming market.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
Do You Really Need a Fancy CPU Cooler?

Do You Really Need a Fancy CPU Cooler?

While a CPU comes with its own fan, there are aftermarket fans that cost from $10 to $100. Are these fancy CPU cooler really necessary, and what are they good for?

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
3 Inconvenient Truths About Gaming Computers

3 Inconvenient Truths About Gaming Computers

While building a gaming computer, many people have the wrong perception of the importance of PC gaming hardware choices. Let’s explore a few of these problems.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How To Stream Local Media to Chromecast

How To Stream Local Media to Chromecast

Google did not advertise the Chromecast to be able to stream local files from your PC, but that doesn’t mean it can’t do it. Here is a guide to stream local media to Chromecast.

By Bertel King, Jr. -
Using the Chromecast with Android, iOS and Chrome

Using the Chromecast with Android, iOS and Chrome

Google released its latest assault on the living room in the form of a tiny HDMI dongle, a device capable of streaming media from your computer, smartphone and tablet. Here is how to get the Chromecast up  and running in your home.

By Alan Buckingham -
6 Unconventional Uses For Google Chromecast

6 Unconventional Uses For Google Chromecast

Google Chromecast is a $35 affordable media streamer that you plug into your TV or monitor and stream YouTube, Netflix, and Google Play content from your computer. What sets Chromecast apart is that these uses are just the beginning. Here are six areas where a Chromecast could excel where others offerings have not.

By Bertel King, Jr. -