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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.

 

Windows 10 Upgrade: How to Upgrade
1st December 2015Windows
Upgrading Windows 7 64-bit to the latest Windows 10 Professional - Install guide, settings and optimisations and initial Windows review.
Creating a Ubuntu File and Plex Media Server
4th March 2015Projects
In this article, I'm going to show you how I setup my home file and media server using Ubuntu Server 14.04 using Samba and Plex media server.
Ultimate Guide to SSL for the Newbie
10th October 2014Privacy & Security
This is a guide to SSL, how it works, and it provides the total newbie with the right information needed to get started with secure online transactions.
Black Screen after Installing ATI Catalyst Drivers
22nd January 2014Windows
After installing ATI Catalyst drivers in Windows and Linux, you may encounter an unmovable black screen from which you can do nothing, even though everything else about the computer seems to work.
History of Cryptography
7th January 2014Privacy & Security
Everyone has something to hide, and thanks to the latest developments in codes and encryption, the art of concealment have never been easier.
Have You Tried Turning if Off and On Again?
12th December 2013Hardware
If you have ever asked your IT support department to fix a problem you've been having with your computer, chances are they'll ask "Have you tried turning if off and on?"
Why Privacy Matters
30th November 2013Privacy & Security
Privacy Matters. It's a hot topic at the moment with the Edward Snowdon leaks, conspiracy after conspiracy over mass government surveillance in the name of freedom. Apparently, if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear, but what does privacy mean to you?
Living Online Without Javascript
1st November 2013Privacy & Security
Javascript used to be a tool for enhancing a web page through the actions of client side scripting (running in your browser, not on the server). In recent years, Javascript has become more of an annoyance than an enhancement and is increasingly used to bypass privacy and security settings, tracking your actions and analysing you every movement online.