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Review of the Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile speaker

Local Bose distributor ATLAS Singapore has kindly sent over a unit of the Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile speaker. If you recall, the SoundLink Wireless Mobile is a portable speaker that weights 1.29kg with a depth of

Evaluating the Sanyo eneloop rechargeable batteries

Sanyo was kind enough to send me some of its eneloop NiMH Rechargeable Batteries to review. Those new to the eneloop may be puzzled about the fuss over what appears to be “old tech”

Who’s afraid of maintenance downtime?

Experienced a downtime with my Maxinfinity Internet connection.  Admittedly, I’ve forgotten about it and despite working till very late (or early) on Tuesday morning, the entire maintenance window passed me by without me realizing

Software that I use

It takes far less time to perform a format and re-installation of Windows these days.  Instead, I’ve found that re-doing the list of the software tools that I currently have installed and then getting

Peplink Balance appliance for powerful, easy to use WAN load-balancing

I’ve been using various Peplink WAN load-balancing hardware for more than a year now, and have found it to be a powerful, yet easy to configure appliance.  Ease of use is certainly important here

My StarHub Fibre Broadband is live – 24 hours later

I made a decision to switch my home office’s StarHub cable broadband to one of its MaxInfinity Fibre plan just over a month ago.  The decision was helped by the Internet Service Provider’s (ISP)

Some multi-monitor rigs from around the world

I recently convinced a friend to get a new monitor for a dual-monitor setup, which led me to think again about the use of multiple monitors.  You see, I’m an advocate of using multiple

Power over Ethernet ideally suited for Wi-Fi access points

As part of my evaluation of the HP ProCurve 2915 8G PoE Switch, I connected a trio of Wi-Fi access points to check out its Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities.  For those not familiar with

A quick look at the Peplink Balance 310

The Peplink Balance 310 appliance arrived on Friday after an initial missed delivery from FedEx.  An internal refresh, the new appliance retains the ability to perform ISP load-balancing between three WAN sources that made

Mission Control refresh 2011 Edition

Updated Mission Control (a.k.a. my workstation) this month with the acquisition of two new 23-inch Dell UltraSharp (U2311H) LCD monitors, which I have just managed to mount. Getting them set up into a single desktop took longer, and required

The Synology DiskStation DS1511+

The Synology DiskStation DS1511+ arrived late last week, and I found a couple of hours over the weekend to set it up and perform some initial tests.  In a nutshell, the DS1511+ is the

Increasing the range of my wireless Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000

I did a recent readjustment of my desktop so that my three monitors can be arranged into a usable position.  Unfortunately, that meant placing my laptop on a side-table, which is a tad further away