Category Archive: Hardware

July 28, 2020   /   by Marco   /   , ,

CHEAPEST VIDEO CAPTURE CARD

CHEAPEST VIDEO CAPTURE CARD

Want to buy the cheapest video capture card with a decent video quality output? People have been raving about this USB 2.0 Video Capture card that seems to do the job for video capturing and streaming. There’s no brand name and it’s just called Video Capture. You can buy this unit from here: You can […]

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July 7, 2020   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

GOOGLE PIXEL CAMERA APP HIDDEN FEATURE – SPIRIT LEVELLER

GOOGLE PIXEL CAMERA APP HIDDEN FEATURE – SPIRIT LEVELLER

Do you want to display the spirit leveller on your camera app. Just like this: If you use the Google camera app (found by default on the Google Pixels), then you’re in luck. I found this out by accident and you can read how to turn this on here: HOW TO TURN ON THE SPIRIT […]

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June 25, 2020   /   by Marco   /   , , , ,

DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR HEADSET IF YOUR EAR CUSHIONS ARE RUINED

DON’T THROW AWAY YOUR HEADSET IF YOUR EAR CUSHIONS ARE RUINED

Not sure how many of you know this but you can actually replace the ear cushions on your headsets so don’t throw the headset away. Most headset manufacturers actually sell the ear cushions separately or you can actually buy aftermarket ones. The cost of the branded ear cushions are generally more expensive compared to the […]

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January 19, 2020   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO MEASURE THE VOLTAGE AND CURRENT FOR USB CHARGING DEVICES

HOW TO MEASURE THE VOLTAGE AND CURRENT FOR USB CHARGING DEVICES

If you’re looking for a way to measure the voltage and current of a device that uses a USB port to charge then I have a perfect solution. This device allows you to connect the USB cable on one end and then the other end to the power adaptor. By measuring the voltage and current […]

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August 24, 2019   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

HOW TO OPEN THE METABOX P950HP BACK COVER

HOW TO OPEN THE METABOX P950HP BACK COVER

I recently needed to install a 960GB SSD Crucial Drive in my Metabox P950HP laptop and had no clue on how to do this. I tried removing all the screws from the back of the Metabox and pried the back cover but it was stuck. I had a hunch there was something more to it […]

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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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