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Lexar 512GB Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 Card Launched

Great news for high resolution content creators today as Lexar announced double the capacity in the Lexar Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 memory card range. The 3500x CFast 2.0 cards will now go up to 512GB of capacity making them perfect for cinematographers and filmmakers that capture 4K and ProRes video […]

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QNAP TVS-473 4-Disk NAS Reviewed

QNAP seem to be sharing the love across multiple processor manufacturers by pairing them with products that match their capability. In their latest lineup, the TVS-x73 series, QNAP have partnered with AMD to deliver a NAS solution based on the AMD R-Series Quad-core SoC. We take a look at the […]

D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD Reviewed

D-Link recently announced the availability of the Omna 180 Cam HD in the Australian and New Zealand markets. We were fortunate enough to have early access to one to take for a test drive. Before we dive into that, let’s cover off some of the key features that were discussed […]

Epson LabelWorks LW-600P Label Printer Reviewed

Most people think Brother P-Touch when you talk about label makers but did you know that Epson also play in this space? The Epson LabelWorks LW-600P label maker is a Bluetooth connected printer that can be used with iOS, Android, Windows and Mac OS. With the start of the school […]

TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug (HS100) Reviewed

TP-Link have recently introduced a range of “Smart Home Device” from security cameras to smart lighting to energy management. Following on from our recent review of the TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi LED bulbs, we now turn our attention to their Wi-Fi Smart Plug. The TP-Link Wi-Fi Smart Plug is design to […]

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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 […]