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D-Link DCS-1130 Review

I have always thought about investing in a home security system, but most of the solutions I have been looking at are too expensive or too robust for my needs. I want a solution that allows me to monitor my home from anywhere and record video to an offsite location in case someone got the bug to take my stuff instead of buying their own. D-Link thinks they have a solution. Enter the DCS-1130 Wireless N Network Camera.

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Is Google DNS Better Than Your ISP’s?

Recently, Google introduced their own DNS service for internet customers.  With the latest iteration of their service, along with OpenDNS and a few other DNS Service providers, they have started to use CDN’s (Content Delivery Network) to increase performance.  This helps latency issues that your ISP is typically unable to address by gathering and using data stored on DNS servers …

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VMWare: Windows 7 Ethernet is Missing

I recently created a VM for Windows 7 and proceeded to waste hours trying to figure out why the Ethernet controller was missing from the Device Manager.  Installing VMWare Tools didn’t fix the issue, tracking down the correct Ethernet driver didn’t help; other people that created the same Virtual Machine were not having problems (of course), just me.  Fixing the …

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