The heatsink I ordered for my Raspberry Pi arrived with double-sided tape instead of a thermal pad; so I installed to the official case fan accessory instead.
Why isn’t the Norwegian keyboard layout variant of the official Raspberry Pi keyboard accessory available for sale in Norway? Norway must be its only market.
Rollerblade-style wheels don’t resist movement and help you stay slightly less inactive while spending hours in your office chair.
Projector bulbs have a limited life-time, and getting hold of them can be difficult. Here are my experience from owning three projectors over the last decade.
The battery on my seven-year-old MacBook Pro 15″ had begun to swell and replacing it myself was way cheaper than via an authorized dealer.
Super glue is heat-insulating and shouldn’t be used to attach an aluminum heatsink to thermal hotspots on your Raspberry Pi. Use thermal glue/pads instead.
Your computer’s thermal compound (paste/grease) is slowly displaced by the “push-out” effect. It must be replaced periodically to maintain high performance.
A daylight therapy lamp is used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Here’s my review of the new Beurer TL20 that fits perfectly under a computer screen.
Lenovo continues its tradition of excellent Linux hardware support on the ThinkPad T14. Except minor issues with the built-in webcams and microphone.
A fretted PCIe M.2 connector between the mainboard and an M.2 SATA SSD drive caused intermittent and difficult-to-diagnose Windows 10 performance problems.
Comparing a cheap air puffer to a brand-name model. You get what you pay for, even when it comes to a simple product like an air puffer/blower.
The new energy-efficiency labels contain information on how long products will receive software and firmware updates, spare parts availability, and support.
How to measure what PC keyboard form factor (full-size, TKL, 60%, etc.) allow you to maintain a good ergonomic posture (for both gaming and typing).
My new 4K monitor, the 27″ Philips 276E8VJSB, has image retention (“burn-in”/“ghosting”) issues that can last for weeks and months.
I installed a 120 cm 12-volt PC-fan in my aging Electrolux combo fridge-freezer. The upgrade cut its power-bill by 29 % and more stable temperatures.
The recall of the Feitian MultiPass FIDO security key demonstrates why you always should use multiple security key products from different vendors.
Where do you even begin to choose from the overwhelming number of monitor options on the market?
InvizBox wants some of that sweet VPN subscription service revenue. Abandons Tor Onion network anonymity in favor of a more lucrative venture.
How to use U2F security keys with Firefox and Google’s Advanced Account Protection.
The Nokia 7 Plus has an unusually small NFC contact area and it’s located in an unusual place.
The battery is dead, performance is terrible, and Lenovo abandoned its drivers. My Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 1370 didn’t stand up to the test of time.
My experiences running Linux on the fifth-generation Lenovo ThinkPad Carbon X1. All but the GPS and fingerprint reader worked out of the box.
Let’s just say Logitech’s G403 gaming mouse hardware, firmware, and the companion software has some design flaws.
The iRobot Home app sends too many app notifications, and they’re not the notifications I’d want to receive from my vacuum cleaner.
The TP-Link RE650 and RE500 are rated for different network speeds, but they’re really the same device.
How upgrading the USB 3.1 PCIe controller on my mainboard let my devices quick-charge over USB 3.1 from my PC.
A review of the Delock USB-C volt-/ammeter used to measure the power going through a USB Type-C connector.
The Sense sleep monitoring system from Hello Inc. was discontinued and its cloud services put to sleep.
Optimize your Fedora installation to run on the Raspberry Pi.
How do you know how long devices will receive software updates? Clearly labeled expiration dates on packaging may be the answer.
The D3 Connected is the only robotic vacuum cleaner I’ve had that damaged itself the first week and that sees “ghost furniture”.
An Ethernet connection is usually the more reliable and faster than Wi-Fi, and the Chromecast Ethernet Adapter is no exception.
Lenovo’s contender to the stick-PC market runs Windows 10 but doesn’t even have enough storage space to perform upgrades. Linux may be the better option.
Apple abandoned my 3-year old iPod and I don’t think I’ll buy another Apple product ever again.
Review of Linux and open-source stickers, T-shirts, and merchandise from Unixstickers.
I’ve worn a Moto 360 for one year and I’ve got a lot to say about the experience.
How needs a Tor-enabled Wi-Fi access-point, anyway?
How to swap out a poorly supported Broadcom Wi-Fi module in a laptop with a better and more modern Wi-Fi module from Intel.
I tried out the new Sense sleep monitoring system and its kind-of-stupid “smart” alarm clock.
How to factory-reset an Asus RP-AC52 Wi-Fi repeater. For whatever reason, ASUS doesn’t tell you how to do it in the manual.
I’ve used Android Wear for the last two months. It’s not all “OK Google”.
My experiences running Debian Linux on the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 1370 laptop. What worked out of the box and what needed fixing.
Review of the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro 1370 hybrid tablet/laptop.
Lenovo is in the dog-house over security issues and bundling adware on their PCs.
My keyboard has a detachable MicroUSB connector, and I love it! It makes it so easy to charge my devices.