Computers

Computers
A dozen degrees, and three decades of experience come together in informed reviews.

  • Jan
  • 29
  • 2018

Desktop Jan 2018

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

Keywords
builds, system
  • Feb
  • 09
  • 2017

My second computer Atari 800-XL

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

Hoping to do greater things, I purchased an Atari 800-XL.

Keywords
system
  • Feb
  • 09
  • 2017

My first computer TI-99/4A

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

I worked hard as a teen and purchased the system, eventually adding as many of its peripherals as I could find.

Keywords
system
  • Aug
  • 19
  • 2015

Outlook Office365 to Windows 10 Mail

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

Thunderbird and other email programs should be able to use the same settings. This article demonstrates setting up a Nova Southeastern University e-mail account on a local version of Windows 10 Mail.

Keywords
howto
  • Mar
  • 04
  • 2015

Mozilla Thunderbird Backup

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

MozBackup is a simple utility for creating backups of Mozilla Thunderbird email accounts, messages, settings providing a simple means to transport the information to another computer.

Keywords
email, howto
  • Mar
  • 03
  • 2015

Backing Up Mozilla Firefox

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

MozBackup is a simple utility for creating backups of Mozilla Firefox bookmarks, site passwords, and form entries providing a simple means to transport the information to another computer.

Keywords
backup, howto
  • Feb
  • 23
  • 2015

Batch Download All Personal Original Images From Flickr

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

An operating system agnostic method to retrieve all of the original images from your personal Flickr account even though the company makes it so hard.

Keywords
backup, howto
  • May
  • 08
  • 2014

RoadRunner Lightning90 from U-Verse

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

After switching from U-Verse 300 to Lightning90 I was surprised by the speed test I ran and was disappointed by aging cable services.

Keywords
opinion
  • Jan
  • 24
  • 2014

Haswell Workstation - Sanity1

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

This is a workstation build utilized as my primary work computer. It is a combination gaming-rig, server, application development, and video editing system.

Keywords
builds, system
  • Dec
  • 25
  • 2013

Ninite Quick Installer

by W. Shawn Wilkerson

The simplicity of software installation without the advertisements and malware associated with their installers.

Keywords
setup

My first computer was a 3MHz TI-99/4A and now a 4GHz I7-6770:

The glider denotes people who "get a basic thrill from solving problems, sharpening skills, and exercising intelligence." In essence hacking.

Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
CPU
Intel Core i7 6700K @ 4.00GHz 48 °C Skylake 14nm Technology
Graphics
DELL ST2421L (1920x1080@60Hz)
DELL ST2421L (1920x1080@60Hz)
DELL ST2421L (1920x1080@60Hz)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (EVGA) 34 °C
Motherboard
ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Z170-K (LGA1151) 119 °C
Operating System
Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Optical Drives
HL-DT-ST BD-RE WH14NS40
RAM
16.0GB Dual-Channel Unknown @ 1066MHz (16-16-16-39)
Storage
3726GB Seagate ST4000DM004-2CV104 (SATA) 28 °C
931GB Seagate ST1000DM003-1CH162 (SATA) 27 °C
931GB Western Digital WDC WD10EZEX-00WN4A0 (SATA) 29 °C
465GB Seagate ST3500418AS (SATA) 27 °C
476GB Samsung SSD 950 PRO 512GB (Unknown)
5589GB Western Digital WDC WD60EFRX-68L0BN1 (SATA) 31 °C
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