Category: Hardware

Plesk FTP Timeout With 1&1 IONOS

I’ve been battling a problem with the new Plesk server I purchased with 1&1 IONOS. Everything in Linux and Plesk looked correct but I could not connect via FTP/FTPS as port 21 remained blocked no matter what I did. It turned out the problem was with the 1&1 IONOS dashboard. Once you login, select “Servers […]

Noctua Fan Resistor Ohms

Working on a hardware problem and I had to find the ohms (Ω) for the various Noctua Fan Resistors.  Found everything I needed but didn’t see a single source for them all so thought it might help others if I compiled it all into one place: Classic Black LNA 50Ω (source) Classic Blue ULNA 81Ω […]

MyPhoneExplorer Android Auto Sync via Windows Task Manager

I think that title gets a +5 on the geek scale! So, I’ve tried to do this before with my old HTC HD2 and had mixed results. The problem I had back then was that MyPhoneExplorer would get launched when any USB device was connected, not just the phone. As you can imagine that was […]

I Bought An Acer HN274H 27″ 3D Monitor!

I only jumped on the dual monitor bandwagon a few months ago but now I see how hard it is to go back to a single display. I decided that the next “new” thing to try out was 3D and I also wanted a better monitor than my old 24″ Samsung Syncmaster 245B. The problem […]

AMD Catalyst 11.3 Kills Bad Company 2

So after all the hassle I went through to finally get Bad Company 2 working properly AMD have gone and done it again, they spoilt my game! I had it all tweaked out and running smoothly, the last big hurdle for me was the screen going black during game-play which obviously, totally kills things as […]