If you were wondering what RAID stands for or what it means, here is a great link explaining it very clearly. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/an-introduction-to-raid-terminology-and-concepts As a TL;DR version, RAID 0 = Zebra crossing ie striping. 2 HDD with half the data on each. 1 HDD breaks, you’ve lost half your data. But because it cannot be rebuilt,… Read More »
http://canyouseeme.org/ is a good responsive site that will do a port scan. It also helps to reboot your router if some of the rules are not doing what you expect them to do.
Setting up port forwarding on a router is actually quite standard so if you cannot crack it in 30 mins or 1 hour stop and don’t waste any more time. I found this the hard way spending weeks figuring out why port forwarding wouldn’t work on my router. I then found out that it wasn’t… Read More »
The fact still remains that taking your mobile phone overseas and “roaming” is very expensive. Nice to see that Vodafone and Spark have a $5/day deal where you end up using your own minutes and data but the cheapest option is still to buy a local sim card. The first step is to make sure… Read More »
The site http://refills.bourbon.io/ is very practical showing examples along with code snippets. Very useful as a reference guide for developing css.
There’s been a lot made of the recent Dick Smith Electronic debacle. It has changed so much since the 90’s when I use to go in and buy electronic kit sets. Looking for a bargain recently I looked at the website and came across something interesting. These cables are advertised for $14.99 at 50% off.… Read More »
With the internet being the life blood of IT, after upgrading to fibre, I spent an afternoon crawling beneath the house pulling cables putting RJ45 sockets in every room in the house. This way my internet speed is guaranteed to be much faster than wireless. I could have upgraded my router to a more enterprise… Read More »
Ok, so we’ve all been guilty of making spelling mistakes. I’m no exception but it just doesn’t look good. Here is one from the Slingshot website. The good old ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’.