Archive for August 2009

See inside PC parts

You may know what the inside of a PC looks like, but what about the parts which make up your PC components? Your Hardware Exposed! 22 PC Parts Bare All article has pictures what is inside hard drives, keyboards, soundcards, and a plethora of other PC hardware. Just to see what makes them tick.

Open Source Licenses

Open Source Licenses document Zack Rusin published at KDE web site gives a good overview of different open source licenses. Here you can find the most important details of the most commonly used open source licenses in a very compact easy to understand format.

Learn how to roll cables

Learn how to roll audio cables to avoid tangling. There are several good videos on Internet which tech you how to do that. How to Set Up PA Systems : How to Roll Audio Cables video gives you instructions how to roll audio cables to avoid tangling and tips on PA sound system setup.V1 Cable

Resistance soldering

Resistance soldering is a soldering method that sometimes useful for hobby work. In this soldering methid an electrical current is flowed through one work piece, the joint and then the other work piece. Current through a resistances on the way generates heat. Most heat is normally generated on the joint because the resistance there is

Google’s Chiller-less Data Center

Google (GOOG) has begun operating a data center in Belgium that has no chillers to support its cooling systems. Google’s Chiller-less Data Center is an article that describes Google elimination of chillers in its data center in Belgium. The facility relies entirely on free air cooling. The maximum temperature in Brussels during summer is lower

HDMI cable pricing

EDN blog articlwe HDMI cables for $2 or $600? mentions article Why are HDMI cables so expensive?. In this article product researchers find little difference between a $10 and a $140 HDMI cable. The result was that the expensive cables may be made with better materials, but they don�t perform digital transmission any better than