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DCS-1130 Missing Features After Firmware Update

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If our readers are anything like me, they like to keep their devices up to date with the latest firmware.  Typically, this is either to fix some bugs that have been found or to introduce some new features to a product.  With that said, it is also normal for a company to distribute a changelog which indicates either what changes ... Read More »

Revew: D-Link DCS-1130 Wireless N Network Camera

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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 ... Read More »

C.O.D. NAS Benchmarking Utility – Free!

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We, at computingondemand.com, had been looking for a way to benchmark a NAS in a repeatable form without the need to buy additional software.  For us, we had been performing a test in our NAS reviews that benchmarks the speed at which you can transfer the Avatar ISO to and from a NAS.  This was a drag and drop process ... Read More »

Is Google DNS Better Than Your ISP’s?

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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 ... Read More »

VMWare: Windows 7 Ethernet is Missing

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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 ... Read More »