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Techmantium is a technology blog covering a wide range of technology topics and life hacks, including desktop PC, smartphones, tablets, Raspberry Pi, software, security, operating systems, mobile, storage, servers, gadget hacks and technology companies such as Microsoft, Google and Apple.

Here you will find my tutorials on everything from making the switch from Windows to Linux, building your own cloud server, working with a Raspberry Pi. You can also find my tech gadget reviews, privacy and security articles and some hardware hacks.


How To Upgrade Maxtor Hard Drive Caddy
28th July 2008Hardware
A quick guide on how to update a Maxtor hard drive caddy to a larger capacity drive.
HP Laptop Repair - How To Clean and Repair HP Pavilion Laptop
28th July 2008Hardware
HP Laptop repair and a guide on how to dismantle an HP laptop to clean or repair internal components such as the cooling fan, hard drive, memory or screen.
Enable Remote Desktop Connections on Vista Home
29th June 2008Windows
It is very annoying when a Microsoft product does not work, but something even more annoying is the fact that it does not work intentionally. This is the case with Remote Desktop on Windows Vista.
Heatsink Lapping for Better Thermal Efficiency
30th May 2008Hardware
In order to get the best from a CPU cooler, it is important to have as much of it contact with the CPU heat spreader as possible. This guide shows you how to get the most from your heat sink.
iTunes Problems
3rd May 2008Windows
Well, I finally imported all of my MP3 collection into iTunes after a week of tedious configuration and mind numbing re-tagging of over 4000 files.
iTunes - Worst Software Ever Written?
27th April 2008Windows
I finally succumbed to peer pressure and joined the digital media bandwagon by buying the latest Apple iPod Nano.
A week with Windows Vista
27th August 2007Windows
I have been using Vista on my new laptop for about a week now... and I hate it!!! There are so many annoying "features", it crashes often and I really want to go back to XP!!!
24 Hours with Windows Vista
20th August 2007Windows
I bought a new laptop the other day, an HP Pavilion tx1250 Entertainment PC, which came pre-loaded with the new Windows Vista operating system.