Top 10 Ways to Make the Best of an Old, Crappy Computer
Despite everyone's assumptions, we geeks are not always privy to the latest and greatest technology. If you're stuck with an old, slow, crappy computer, there are a few things you can do to make the best of a bad situation. Here are our top 10 favorites.
Everything You Need to Disable in Windows 10
Windows 10 is the most cloud-oriented version of Windows to date—yet, while this means you get some nifty new features, it also means some of your personal data is being shared with Microsoft's servers. Don't Miss: 45+ Tips & Tricks You Need to Know for Windows 10
Make Your Own Arcade
Tech: Homemade arcade Cost: $50 to $800 Time: 20 to 40 hours Space Invaders. Battlezone. Pac-Man. Donkey Kong. Mortal Kombat. Anyone who spent a geeky adolescence haunting loud, dimly lit arcades knows that playing those games on a PC just isn´t the same-a keyboard is a poor replacement for a joystick, and most PCs don´t stand up to even a single full body slam. So Tim Eckel, a self-employed systems analyst, devised a compromise.
Computer equipment cabinet - IKEA Hackers
Materials: AKURUM Wall Cabinet, Door, Hinges, and shelves. small fan, computer fan dust cover, cable protector and L brackets. Description: I needed a place to store all my computer network equipment in one location as all the items, cables, and equipment have taken over my mechanical room. I looked at other commercial options and the …
Building a PiCentr Home Media Center
Building a PiCentr Home Media Center: piCentr is an Open Source enclosure designed specifically for people who wish to build a media center PC using the Raspberry Pi2. The layout of the enclosure is meant to keep all cabling tidy and inside out of view, with accessible ports for everyt…
Turn an Old PC Into a NAS, VPN, Media Streamer, and More with Amahi
If you have an old computer with some life left in it, or you're building a do-it-all home server that can store your backups, music, movies, and everything else you need backed up and secure, Amahi is the perfect utility for the job. Amahi can turn any PC into an at-home VPN, a NAS for all of your files, and more. Here's how.
Making Linux a Genuine Windows Replacement
With Windows 8 casting a long shadow over the PC industry and Valve committing to create Linux-based gaming PCs, there's never been a better time to start using Linux. For many users, the Linux desktop is now there -- so many applications have moved to the cloud, hardware support has improved, and the desktop has been polished. You can even watch Netflix and play a variety of games on Steam -- two big holes that have been filled recently.
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Building Super Small Linux Computers From Scratch
Conventional wisdom says small, powerful embedded Linux like the Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, or the Intel Edison are inherently manufactured devices, and certainly not something the homebrew tinkerer ca...