Category Archive: Hardware

January 22, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

FIX METABOX LOUD FAN

FIX METABOX LOUD FAN

I received my Metabox Laptop just a week ago and the laptop is awesome. It’s a gaming laptop but I use it for work purposes – in particular for video editing. Here are a few pictures of unboxing the Metabox Laptop. The specs of the Metabox Laptop are as follows: Metabox Prime-S P950HP RAM: 16GB […]

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January 2, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

REVIEW VIVIBRIGHT PROJECTOR GP100U

REVIEW VIVIBRIGHT PROJECTOR GP100U

I recently purchased my first projector and was quite impressed with the Vivibright GP100U. It’s basically an affordable home projector which can be used to project movies and used for presentations. I purchased it from here: https://www.gearbest.com/projectors/pp_775870.html?lkid=12315655 This is an unboxing video so check it out: At the time when I purchased this projector, it cost around […]

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December 22, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

How to remove the annoying blue Telstra logo light from Gateway Pro v7610

How to remove the annoying blue Telstra logo light from Gateway Pro v7610

Yesterday I setup the Telstra Gateway Pro v7610 and the most annoying thing about this router is the BLUE Telstra Logo – at night you see this beaming blue light emitting from the corner of my office area which I found very annoying. It looked like this:   This is the blue light I’m talking […]

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November 1, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , ,

HOW TO FIX ISSUE WITH TELSTRA 4GX USB PRO NOT WORKING

HOW TO FIX ISSUE WITH TELSTRA 4GX USB PRO NOT WORKING

I recently received the Telstra 4GX USB PRO as part of the Telstra Business Internet Bundle. When I tried configuring the Telstra 4GX USB PRO, by connecting the USB devices into the dock and then connecting the dock USB cable to the Telstra Gateway Pro V7610 router it just didn’t want to work. The LED […]

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April 5, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO USE OPTUS PREPAID SIM WITH ZTE MF60

HOW TO USE OPTUS PREPAID SIM WITH ZTE MF60

In a previous post, I talked about how to unlock the ZTE MF60 for free. Quite a number of people found this useful and I’m glad it helped them. I recently had to use the ZTE MF60 with an Optus Prepaid Mobile Broadband SIM and the status of the modem kept saying DISCONNECTED, just like […]

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April 2, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , ,

HOW TO FIX HP DL380G ARRAY CONTROLLER IS IN LOCK-UP STATE

HOW TO FIX HP DL380G ARRAY CONTROLLER IS IN LOCK-UP STATE

I recently borrowed my brother’s HP DL380G server as I wanted to see if there was any difference in rendering speed for video content. When I tried installing Windows 7 on the server it kept freezing. Upon restarting the server several times, I noticed there was an error message during bootup. The message was: Slot […]

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February 25, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIX A REBOOTING OR STUCK TP-LINK ROUTER W8960N – I WISH I KNEW THIS EARLIER

HOW TO FIX A REBOOTING OR STUCK TP-LINK ROUTER W8960N – I WISH I KNEW THIS EARLIER

The Internet goes down! What do you do? I was in this situation just recently and when I checked my TP-Link router, model W8960N I noticed it was constantly rebooting. All the lights were flashing and it kept going into a loop. My heart sank when this happened as I knew my router was dying on […]

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September 6, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO INSTALL DD-WRT ON TPLINK WA830RE

HOW TO INSTALL DD-WRT ON TPLINK WA830RE

I had a spare TP-LINK wireless extender lying around and decided to try installing DD-WRT (a free Linux-based firmware for several wireless routers) so I could see some of the software features  on this firmware. Why? Apparently, there are so many features the wireless extender can do if it has the right software, so I […]

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March 13, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

INTEL NUC NUC5i5MYHE ETHERNET DRIVERS

INTEL NUC NUC5i5MYHE ETHERNET DRIVERS

Today I’ve been testing the Intel NUC model number NUC5i5MYHE. After installing Windows 7, I noticed that the Ethernet adapter was not working and I assumed Windows would use a standard Intel network driver but this was not the case. When I went to the Intel Downloads page and selected the model NUC5i5MYHE, the only […]

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March 12, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

How to Disable Printing Confirmation Report Samsung Printer

How to Disable Printing Confirmation Report Samsung Printer

We’ve had the Samsung Printer CLX-6220 Series for several years now. It has served us well and has been very reliable. There was one feature though that I had to disable even after all these years of putting up with it and that was to disable the Printing Confirmation Report. This is what I’m refeering […]

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November 30, 2014   /   by Marco   /  

NFC Tags under a microscope

NFC Tags under a microscope

NFC tags are now becoming more popular. NFC stands for Near field communication and it is a new technology which allows small data transfers between two NFC enabled devices. [infobox type=”info” clickable=”no” boldtext=”Definition”]NFC Stands for Near Field Communications                                   […]

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September 5, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

The future of the car driving experience

The future of the car driving experience

When you come across a technology that gives you the chill, it’s definitely worth sharing. So have a look at this video (the acting is pretty funny too!): Yes, it’s the NAVDY. As you saw in the video, the NAVDY has voice recognition, touchless gestures (swiping with fingers) and works with your Iphone and Android. […]

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