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Replace Windows Media Center – Kodi – Sad Day

Number of Views : 223Replace Windows Media Center with Kodi I have finally replaced my windows media center system with Kodi. I have posted in the past about windows media center and how I use it for a DVR and Live TV. I finally had to say goodbye to that …

Dynamic DNS – Dyndns alternatives

Number of Views : 2350Dynamic DNS for Custom Domains I have been using dynamic dns for many years.  My preferred provider was always dyndns.org.  In early 2014 Dyndns (or Dyn.com) stopped offering a free Dynamic Dns solution.  You can read about their decision to stop providing this service (here).  NOTE: …

iPfire vs PFsense – Firewall Review

Number of Views : 27020I have posted in the past about all the great things you can do with DDWRT or with PFsense.   After a few years with PFsense I have changed to iPfire.  If you have not heard of iPfire I would suggest reading about this awesome firewall platform.  The …

To use WWW or not – Naked Domains

Number of Views : 1824I recently read an article from Mads Kristensen (http://madskristensen.net/post/url-rewrite-and-the-www-subdomain).  He was posting regarding using a url rewrite for IIS and the use of a subdomain. After reading the article and viewing some info regarding the two camps of “use WWW” and don’t use “www”.  I could …

Quickbooks Alternative

Number of Views : 2558My old Thinkpad that I used as a mini server died, and on that machine I ran an old version of Quickbooks.   I have used Quickbooks for invoicing and accounting for about 7 years.    It has served me well, however when the machine died I …

Magento

Magento 1.8 has been released

Number of Views : 1043Magento 1.8 I am a huge fan of Magento.  It is a great ecommerce and shopping cart system.   In the last year I have launched a few sites using this system.   The flexibility of Magento allowed me to create a B2B site and also …