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Epson Launches WorkForce DS-570W Document Scanner

Epson have released a new WorkForce DS-570W document scanner to their WorkForce scanner range. Featuring scan speeds of up to 35ppm and a wide range of media options, this unit is shaping up to be a great addition to any office. “With a new slow mode for scanning crumpled or […]

Christmas Stocking Ideas from Navman

With Christmas around the corner, Navman has you covered with a range of products suitable for that special someone in your life. From MiVUE dashcams to the traditional Navman GPS units, there are a range of options to choose from. MiVUE DRIVE FHD The MiVUEDRIVE FHD is a combination dashcam […]

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Monitoring Solar Generation and Power Consumption

Around 3.5yrs ago, I wrote an article around monitoring solar generation and household consumption. The equipment used was a CurrentCost EnviR, Bluetooth and a windows virtual machine. Over time, this evolved to a Raspberry Pi 2 and Linux. However, as my CurrentCost EnviR died and the UK company that supported […]

QNAP TS-531X 5-Bay NAS with Dual 10GbE SFP+ Ports Reviewed

QNAP are getting pretty serious in the small/medium enterprise market with the TS-531X. The QNAP TS-531X is a 5-bay NAS powered by Amazon’s Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-341 quad-core 1.4 GHz processor. But this isn’t what sets it apart, the TS-531X also comes with dual 10GbE SFP+ ports. QNAP have released […]

Thecus N2810 NAS Reviewed

The Thecus N2810 is a linux based 2-bay NAS powered by Intel’s dual-core N3050 (Braswell) Celeron CPU. The N3050 runs at 1.6Ghz and is capable of 4K video transcoding. The N2810 comes configured with 2GB RAM that can be expanded to 8GB through the use of compatible DDR3 modules. A […]

ASUS ROG Swift PG248Q Gaming Monitor Reviewed

If you are into gaming on your PC, you will want to have a look at the ASUS ROG SWIFT PG248Q monitor. This 24” gaming monitor not only offers lightning 1ms response times but also supports overclocking to 180Hz. Let’s look at some of the key features and detail specifications […]

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Monitoring Solar Generation and Power Consumption

Around 3.5yrs ago, I wrote an article around monitoring solar generation and household consumption. The equipment used was a CurrentCost EnviR, Bluetooth and a windows virtual machine. Over time, this evolved to a Raspberry Pi 2 and Linux. However, as my CurrentCost EnviR died and the UK company that supported […]

High-end PCs Can’t Support 4K UHD Streaming

You may be surprised that your high-end gaming PC isn’t going to support streaming 4K video sources such as Netflix.  While many of these services – Netflix, Hulu, Vudu and Amazon – have offered 4K streaming, it’s not offered on PCs, which means home theater PC owners must use lower […]

DIY Home Surveillance With Mixed WiFi and PoE Cameras

We recently looked at a simple home surveillance network with the D-Link DCS2330L and the DNR202L. In this article, we look at a slightly more complicated surveillance environment with the inclusion of the DCS4602EV and DGS-1008p Power over Ethernet switch. Storage devices from Synology (NVR216) and QNAP (TS-451+) will also be […]