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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.

 

Latest Posts

Hauppauge WinTV Nova TD500 Review
In   Hardware2nd January 2010
Finally, I can watch TV again! With the digital TV taking over and the old analogue signal being turned off soon I thought it would be best to get on the digital bandwagon before its too late!
Acer Revo 3600 Review
In   Hardware22nd December 2009
The Acer Revo 3600 is a compact Nettop PC from Acer sporting an Intel Atom N230 1.6 Ghz with 2 GB RAM and 160 GB HDD. Although not the highest spec nettop on the market, you can't beat the performance for the value of this gem.
Using the XCopy Tool
In   Windows22nd April 2009
Backing up your data is vital, whether it's your holiday photos or your business, and there are many products out there that all do the same thing: backup your data. XCopy can also be used as a quick deployment solution.
Prevent Automatic Updates from Restarting PC
In   Windows22nd April 2009
Windows XP's automatic update facility is clearly a good thing. Except when an update is installed that requires a reboot and you're working on the computer at the time. This results in an annoying dialogue box informing you that "You must restart your computer for the updates to take effect", "Do you want to restart your computer now?".
Disable Windows XP Zip Folder Integration
In   Windows22nd April 2009
By default, Windows XP and Vista treat ZIP files like folders; you can view them in Windows Explorer as if they were folders. If you're not familiar with ZIP files, this can be convenient, however, if you've already got a utility in place to manage your ZIP files (such as WinZip or WinRAR), this new feature can just get in the way.

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