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The eli4d Gazette - Issue 035

Tech Pick

I came across an interesting article covering a comparison of PHP frameworks. The comments at the bottom of the article are also quite interesting, to say the least. 406 more words

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The eli4d Gazette - Issue 034

Tech Pick

This is somewhat of an ‘anti-pick’.

When it comes to technical book publishers, O’Reilly used to be at the top of my list. Unfortunately, this is not the case anymore. 208 more words

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I Love Drobo

Yesterday, one on my Drobo units warned me that it was running short of space. This is hardly surprising given the amount of video production I have been doing recently. 202 more words


Installing a NAS at home using NAS4Free on an HP N40L Mini Server

Recently my DROBO¬†Gen 1 storage device “died” and I was looking for a solution to cater for our media needs¬†(cord-cutter) – movies, TV series, etc. 673 more words


Free File Sync - great tool to keep files in sync

As I mentioned in my post about our DROBO dying, part of my recovery process involved copying all the files (I could recover) from the device onto an external device. 241 more words


The day my DROBO died :-(

About 3 weeks ago we went through a period where we had a few power interruptions in our area (not really something new in SA, but a bit out of the ordinary for a couple a months); anyways it seems that one of the 1TB drives I had in my DROBO died in the process. 696 more words


This Week in Computer Hardware 408: Ryzen from the Ashes

Samsung S8 & S8+… will it make up for the S7 fires? Ryzen gets a big performance bump from an Ashes of the Singularity update, Corsair’s One PC looks gorgeous, Drobo 5N2 NAS reviewed, and more!