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    Bose 901 Saga

    By Oleg Mitskaniouk | Posted November 22, 2022 at 04:22PM
    Its fitting since today is Father's Day I'm going to post a article about my own Father's Day present. Normally this would be only a review, but since we're dealing with a classic set of speakers that needed a small amount of refurbishment prior to using them, its more of a voyage to achieve a...
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    Kwikset 909 Electronic Deadbolt

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted November 7, 2022 at 09:28AM
    I had to rekey my old house before I moved into my new house. Over fifteen years we must of had ten relatives with copies of our keys as well as a couple of missing keys. At the same time our new house had a deadbolt key that had multiple copies made to allow contractors into the home during its...
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    ViewSonic SC-U25 VDI Client

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted October 31, 2022 at 01:30PM
    In business and educational environments there is a move to go to virtual environments. In this setup a host computer has client computers connected to it. As far as the users of the clients are concerned they are using a dedicated installation of an operating system and their interface works...
  • Could the Computer Age Have Begun in Victorian England?

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted October 31, 2022 at 11:28AM
    I was always taught that Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine was the first computer. Its a shame that none of his designs came to full fruition but this article explores what could have been had Babbage's designs been completed. Check it out here
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    AEE S71T Plus

    By Oleg Mitskaniouk | Posted October 26, 2022 at 01:38PM
    Photography has seen an amazing number of new products. Its hard to believe that not too long ago a 1.3 megapixel camera was considered stated of the art. As image quality has improved so have the demands that user put on them. No longer is a 4.3MP resolution enough. Video has become an...
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    Userful MultiPlatform Virtual Desktop

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted October 26, 2022 at 11:29AM
    Often when dealing with networking products we look at small office solutions or home networking needs. What if you need to network a medium to large office or an educational environment? What if your business is a call center or other data heavy environment? That's a lot of computers, cabling,...
  • Is there a savant inside all of us?

    By Elena Ananieva | Posted October 4, 2022 at 12:17PM

    There are so few confirmed cases — perhaps 30 in the world – that plausible explanations are hard to come by. Take Orlando Serrell, a 44-year-old from Virginia who was hit on the head by a baseball as a boy, and later found he could do complicated calculations and remember the precise...

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    Snugg iPad Air 360 Bluetooth Keyboard Case

    By Oleg Mitskaniouk | Posted October 3, 2022 at 06:29PM

    Recently, the company I work for decided to switch all sales reps to an iPad Air in an effort to streamline our business versus the bulky laptops we used to have. My immediate reaction was excitement, but then the stress of trying to find the right accessories started to kick in. I would...

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    Musi Streaming App

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted October 3, 2022 at 10:15AM
    I got an email not too long ago telling me about the Musi app. I hadn't heard of it previously but I've been noticing that most music streaming apps I've been using have been having trouble with streaming. Currently Musi is only available for Apple products, but I was intrigued that it can...
  • Audio Reproduction Systems

    By William "Bill" Yaple | Posted September 30, 2022 at 12:35AM

    Ever wanted to know all about audio reproduction, but were afraid to ask? Do Watts and SPL sound like terms normal people would never use in public? You're in luck! The head audio geek at TargetPC, or Bill as I'm known to some, has decided to put fingers to the keyboard to demystify the...

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    Azza Hurrican 2000 Case Review

    By Oleg Mitskaniouk | Posted September 27, 2022 at 06:39AM

    When you're building a PC system there's a lot you need to think of. Which processor to get, with what motherboard, which videocard, how much memory...and of course the one thing to hold and make it all work together: the computer case. Today I'll be reviewing the AZZA HURRICAN 2000 full tower...

  • Teaching an old dog new tricks: How to fix Microsoft

    By Oleg Mitskaniouk | Posted September 25, 2022 at 12:45PM
    A month from now Microsoft will release Windows 8, a bold new operating system that seeks to bring touchscreen interfaces to desktop computing. It's the company's biggest product since Windows XP and yet the only thing the tech world has seemingly talked about over the last 12 months is what the...
  • How the brain filters bad news

    By Oleg Mitskaniouk | Posted September 25, 2022 at 12:30PM

    Most of us go through life with a selective ear for the news we take in. We hear the good more than the bad, the flattering more than the insulting. And we update our beliefs in a way that reflects that bias.

    The effect appears in many guises. We update our self image when told we are...

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    MXR Custom Badass '78 Distortion

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted September 18, 2022 at 10:47AM
    In my endless quest of that just right sound I came across the MXR Custom Badass '78 Distortion. Seemingly, distortion would be the most important word in that product name. But Custom has severe connotations to electronic musicians and well, badass pretty much doesn't need an explanation. What...
  • Sony's networks attacked by DOS attack

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted August 25, 2022 at 09:56AM
    We have news that Sony's network as well as their Playstation Network are down due to a denial of service attack. Curiously, news stations are reporting that a Sony exec's plane was diverted yesterday - naming that exec in the warning about a bomb. More word about the DOS attack here.
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    Plants Vs Zombies 2

    By Carlos Rios | Posted August 24, 2022 at 10:56PM

    When we think about zombie, what follows are usually thoughts such as nuclear weapons, expensive military weaponry and those really cool cars that are upgraded to take on zombies. But that doesn't come in Crazy Dave’s mind. No in fact he has a, unusual weapon. His best weapon, a...

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    Ibanez SRFF806 Bass

    By Oleg Mitskaniouk | Posted August 23, 2022 at 10:51PM
    Kicking off our first ever guitar review we actually have a bass. Normally I'm a guitar player but when the need arises I can pickup a bass.

    Today we are looking at the Ibanez SRFF806 - one of the latest additions to Ibanez's SR line. If you haven't yet take a quick look at the pictures. What...
  • USB finally fixed

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted August 18, 2022 at 11:24AM
    Why did this take so long? I mean, everyone knows it takes three tries to get a USB connector plugged in with its current design but now Apple is fixing this flaw. Check out the news story here.
  • Building an Astin Martin DB4 with 3D Printing

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted August 8, 2022 at 12:33PM
    So you read articles how 3D printing will be a new revolution and you wonder how it can do anything for you. I came across this nice site where a car enthusiast is building an Astin Martin DB4 with 4x4 inch squares of plastic printed in a 3D printer here. If I'm understanding his process he will...
  • Google Announces Chromecast

    By Quincy Oshiro | Posted July 25, 2022 at 11:37AM
    Google, has just announced their release of an internet to television device known as "Chromecast."  The stick only costs $35, which is fairly cheap. However, they say that this device is not like the others. The article can be read here.
  • Well if you can't buy em take their idea and make it your own. Then have your CEO involved with writing code to put a 'positive' spin on the whole idea. Wait - what? As Facebook has litigated tirelessly to protect its intellectual property I wonder what will come of this in the long run. Read...
  • Microsoft Levels The Playing Field

    By Quincy Oshiro | Posted June 19, 2022 at 07:21PM
    Well, well, well Sony. Looks like your so called "upper-hand" over the next-gen console competition may be gone. Xbox has just announced some pretty exciting news and may have me back on pre-ordering a console now rather then waiting that extra year. Check it out here.
  • Apple headphone jack

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted June 5, 2022 at 10:41PM
    The more of this story I read the less I liked it. I like being able to have one set of headphones for all my equipment - having to buy proprietary adapters or not being able to use future Beats headphones with anything but Apple products just doesn't seem appealing. Read about it here.
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    Binauric Boom Boom

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted April 28, 2022 at 09:30AM
    One of the most interesting products I've come across recently is the Binauric Boom Boom speaker. While we have become accustomed to smart TV's and smart phones we now have the arrival of the smart speaker. The geodesic design promises full spectrum sound with the ability to record from more...
  • Improve your wifi speed

    By Victor Oshiro | Posted April 24, 2022 at 10:15AM
    I came across an article to improve your wifi performance. Lot of good tips here and we've reviewed some of the products mentioned in the article. It can be found here.

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