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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.


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.
How I Watercooled My PC
26th April 2006Hardware
I have a 3.2Ghz Pentium 4E with a Prescott core. This type of processor has been dubbed "press hot" as they are one of the hottest running CPU’s on the market. In fact, they run so hotly that Intel quickly redesigned and released a new version "Cedar Mill" that runs much cooler.
Digital Networks
17th December 2002Hardware
From the early 1970's it was realised that the current analogue telephone system, which had been established internationally over several decades, was now required to carry digital signals.
Digital to Analogue Conversion
10th December 2002Hardware
A short, but technical guide on how Digital to Analogue Conversion electronics works in simple circuits.
Digital Network Transmission Media
8th November 2002Hardware
Irrespective of the format of the signal to be transmitted throughout the network there must be an infrastructure provided to transport the information. There are currently three broad categories that provide this function.
Analogue to Digital Conversion
17th October 2002Hardware
How Analogue to Digital Conversion works to convert an analogue signal into a digital format.
Network Topologies
21st September 2002Hardware
There are many different methods (topologies) for interconnecting two or more digital computers together in a network. This guide outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the most common network topologies.
The OSI 7 Layer Model
8th August 2002Hardware
The OSI 7 Layer Model is a solution to the chaotic early development of LANs, MANs, and WANs from the early 1980's which saw tremendous increases in the numbers and sizes of networks.