I am looking to make my hard drive of family photos available for app/web viewing in a similar way Plex works for videos. Services like Dropbox store files on their server and have a limited number of MB or cost money. I'm looking for something free (or a one time fee to buy the software), with a decent UI for finding… » 3/20/15 11:25am 3/20/15 11:25am

I need to upgrade my PC for windows .NET development (sql server, iis, etc.). I want a Mac for IOS development. How stable are the virtualization software offerings for doing Windows development? What are the things to watch out for? Am I better off just getting two laptops (windows, osx)? » 3/13/15 10:12am 3/13/15 10:12am

Is it possible to stream video from a laptop to a Chromecast in a home with limited internet access? My inlaws live in an area where internet access comes only from high demand line-of-sight towers pointing to an antenna on the roof and internet video streaming is almost impossible. I connect my laptop their TV with… » 12/30/14 11:01am 12/30/14 11:01am

Interesting to find out I'm not alone in this phenomena. The first time it happened I was fifteen. I was asleep when an image of a grinning face with long oily black hair and a top hat appeared before me. A familiar face. Then I felt a wave of pure black terror wash over me. I have never felt such pure horror and woke… » 2/21/14 3:33pm 2/21/14 3:33pm