In my last post I wrote what I planned on building for my home developer rig. A few changes were made. * I went with an extra hard drive and I will run RAID 0. * I measured the compartment in my desk where I planned on putting my case and lo and behold it was too small for the Antec case I Picked... [More]

New Home PC / Developer Rig

August 14, 2009

In honor of Windows 7, and my increasing frustration with my 4 year old DELL computer, I figured I would pony up and build myself a nice developer rig. Even though it is my home computer my typical usage is work related; Visual Studio(s), SQL Server, IIS, Virtual Machines, etc... My wife's typical u... [More]

iPhone Part Deux

June 10, 2008

This isn't an iPhone review blog post. There have been hundreds in the last hour since it was announced.  Wow. It has been about 16 months since the I first wrote about the iPhone coming out; I still don't have one. I've read the reviews, played with it, and liked it, but as I wrote, I wasn't ... [More]

DVR Rant

January 10, 2007

  I just want to rant a little about Cablevision's IO HD DVR. The thing sucks! Sure, DVR's are great; when they work! I have been really busy every night working on the house and last night I quit early and wanted to catch up on last Thursday's episodes of "My Name is Earl" and "The Office". G... [More]

I am running a Linksys NSLU2 with the uNSLUng firmware with TwonkyVision Media Server installed.  Attached to my NSLU is a standard external 300GB USB drive that holds my MP3s, movies, pictures, etc... On the home theater side of the equation I have the D-Link DSM-520. I must sa... [More]


January 9, 2007

I skimmed the Steve Jobs Keynote from Engadget and I must say... that iPhone does look nice! lol. I love gadgets. What computer programmer doesn't? The only thing is that I spent $400 on a phone (Nokia 8860)  back in 2000 and I swore I would never shell out hundreds of dollars for a phone agai... [More]