Month: August 2010

Networking
Technology

TRENDnet TEW-632BRP A1.3R Wireless N Router and DD-WRT

I just got a TRENDnet TEW-632BRP A1.3R wireless N router which is not in the DD-WRT database (only version 1.1R). I went ahead and downloaded the latest firmware and followed the steps:

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Storage
Technology

Backup your documents to the Cloud

So you got a pretty solid backup plan right? External USB drives, mirrored hard drives, secondary PC hooked up to the local network, and a couple of USB thumb drives carrying some important documents.

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Miscellaneous

Rheem A/C air handler and its annoying high pitch noise

Around August of 2007 my central A/C broke. A service company came to the house and  installed a 15 Seer Rheem split A/C system, a high efficiency unit that helped me reduce the electric bill by 35%. I was happy with the new unit until I noticed a high pitch noise coming from the furnace; […]

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Encoding
Media

Compress your music to a lossless format

You might already know that MP3 is a lossy format right? Portions of the original song get thrown away, yes.

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Networking
Technology

My router behind the U-Verse 2Wire Router

So I’ve been using U-Verse internet service for almost a month. I experienced occasional dropped connections and could not find the source. As usual, AT&T’s technical support has been completely useless.

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