smd components

How things die

Let’s face it, technology doesn’t last forever. We are moving away from what is called discrete components to very small surface mounted components everywhere. With

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Raspberry Pi Pico

The Raspberry Pi Pico has been released. A £5 microcontroller board that can be used with GPIO accessories. You can program the board using MicroPython.

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What is TbE?

As we know everything gets faster. USB is faster, storage is faster so what about networking? This is where TbE comes in, so what is

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What’s inside?

Have you ever wondered what is inside your computer? If you wondered what powers your website and how it differs from your desktop PC, have

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Wall mounting

A side of computing that is rarely talked about is what to do with the desktop or tower PC case? If you have them on

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Apple M1

What is the M1? Why is Apple going away from Intel? Why is it only in the lower end Macs? So many questions, let’s dive

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What is Gen 4?

So what is Gen4? Well, since PCIe 4.0 is now available in new motherboards and computers, and enables the computer to talk to devices twice

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silver hard drive interals

Hard drives

I was dismantling an old system and thought it would be a good idea to explain the history of these common devices we use to

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Wiping drives

When recycling and repurposing a computer, it is always best practice to wipe all data from the drive. The best way to do this is

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