Category: Hardware

A Retired NAS Device

My old NAS has retired a month ago. D-Link DNS-323, a very classic device, came to my house in Nov. 2009. It worked for me more than seven years. The very beginning idea to get a NAS at home: 1) Storage for digital photos, DV 2) Backup space for [...]
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BYOD to FIDO Mobile

When you want to bring your own device to Fido mobile, what kind of device is good for you? There is some information you need to know. Fido Mobile is one of the third service providers. Rogers wireless, Fido, Chatr Bell Mobility, Virgin Mobile, MTS Mobility Telus Mobility, Koodo [...]
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Patriot Memory Spark 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Patriot Memory Spark 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive is a quite small flash drive. I put it beside ten cents Canadian coin and five cents US Dollar. Specification Weight 15 g Dimensions 13.2 x 10 x 0.89 cm Capacity 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 16GB Warranty 2 Years Certifications RoHS, FCC, [...]
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D-Link DIR-880L Router

I bought a new Router from Costco two months ago. D-Link DIR-880L Dual Band Router AC1900. It replaced my old DIR-850L. The most important reason, which makes me decide to buy it, is the price, $99.97. The current market price of it is $159.99 at NCIX or $189.99 at [...]
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DELL XPS 15 (L502X) Change HDD to SSD

I have a five years old DELL XPS 15, L502X model.  I have an SSD, Crucial BX200 240GB 2.5-inch SSD. I have a 2.5-inch HDD SSD External Enclosure. Now it is time to change HDD to SSD. I want to keep the system, data, everything on the HDD. The [...]
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Crucial BX200 240GB 2.5-inch SSD

I bought a Crucial BX 200 SSD, a 2.5-inch SSD, 240GB. I bought it from Amazon.ca in May 2016. I have not found time to post what I did on it. Now I would like to record it here for future reference.  My elder daughter, Grace use a  laptop [...]
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