Category Archives: General-Tech

[Swift] expressions require OS X 10.10 / iOS 8 SDKs or later

The successor to Objective-C, Swift was announced by Apple in 2014. Instead of waiting I decided to start learning this language in order to add it to my “bag of tricks” as one of my professors would say. Considering I … Continue reading

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[Futaba] 14SG Transmitter Programming Tips

I came across this very useful video the other day,¬†Futaba 14SG Radio Programming Tips. It is extremely useful for anyone with a Futaba 8FG [Super] or 14SG transmitter. I initially thought the two dials (LD and RD) were useful for … Continue reading

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[Panasonic] Another Television For the Holidays? I Think Not!

On October 5th 2011 we purchased our very first flat screen television. After weeks of researching and speaking with colleagues I decided to go with Panasonic. We purchased from the Electronics Expo a Viera 50″ G25 Plasma (TC-P50G25). The whole … Continue reading

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[RC Heli] How I got hooked on RC Helicopters

Devo 12S?, Mini-cp? Well, if you have been reading my blog for some time this is definitely a post out-of-the-norm, but I think you should no longer be surprised to see posts about rc helicopters here. I caught the “heli … Continue reading

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[QNAP] New NAS — TS-569L-US: Just Ordered!

My QNAP will be delivered this week, in time to start the new year (2013) off right! During my waiting period I started searching for the right memory module to upgrade from 1GB to a total (max) of 3GB. The … Continue reading

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[2012 in review] Site Stats

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 86,000 times in 2012. If it were … Continue reading

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[Dell PowerEdge R710] To Virtualize or Not to Virtualize?

To Virtualize or Not to Virtualize?, that is the question! Yesterday I received my “maxed out” (in quotes because this configuration maxed out my budget) Dell PowerEdge R710 with the following configuration: 1 x PE R710 with Chassis for Up … Continue reading

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