The Life and Death of UltimateComputers.net
In May of 2007, Zach Lynn and I launched UltimateComputers.net. We had posted our very first computer-build video on youtube just about a year earlier, and it was more popular than we thought it would be. After making two more videos, my youtube message inbox began to fill up with[…]
Lian Li PC-A05N Black Mini PC Case Review
A new review! We actually filmed this months ago, around the same time that I released the video of my new computer. But, the semester got underway, and I didn’t get a chance to edit it until now. This is a great little case, with a surprising amount of room[…]
Upgrading my Computer (Ultimate Computer 5 –> 8)
This year, I decided to move out of the dorms at Cornell, and rent an apartment with 4 friends. Naturally, we wanted to have some kind of entertainment system, but didn’t want to pay a monthly cable bill, since we hardly watch live TV anyways (hulu is where it’s at). […]
How to *Properly* Apply and Remove Thermal Compound
About two years ago, I posted a tutorial on applying thermal compound to a CPU. With over a quarter-million views, it’s now my most popular video on youtube. Due to its huge success, I decided it was time to post a follow-up tutorial, with an improved application technique, and instructions[…]
Case Mod Tutorial: Add a Case Fan for Improved Airflow!
In our most recent computer tutorial, we show you how to add a case fan to your computer for improved airflow. My brother, David Blum, guest hosts this episode. As usual, it was filmed by Zach Lynn. Enjoy!
Let’s get Digital…or Analog!?
Pardon the stupid title for this post. It’s simply what popped into my head. Anyways…I’ve got a new episode of techbits! It’s been several months since the last episode, but hopefully my recent electronics projects have kept you entertained in the meanwhile. This time, I’m talking about analog and digital[…]
TechBits 12 – Choosing a Display + UC Member Awards Results are in!
Yesterday I released my longest single video to date, in which I cover everything you could ever want to know about LCD monitor specifications. Check it out below! Oh, and I’ve included a Topic Selector in the video that will allow you to jump to a particular part of the[…]
New TechBits, and UC Member Awards
Well, it’s taken me forever, but I finally managed to upload a new video! TechBits 11 is embedded below – I’m discussing the differences between Solid State and Mechanical Hard Drives. Don’t forget to subscribe to me on youtube! In other news, the 2009 UltimateComputers.net Member Awards are currently underway. […]
How to Upgrade the RAM in your Laptop
Upgrading the RAM in your laptop can be surprisingly difficult, especially if one stick is located under the keyboard. In this tutorial, I walk you through the steps needed to replace RAM on most laptops. Enjoy!
Kingston 128GB SSD Review
Well, solid state hard drives seem to be all the rage these days, so I figured I’d try one out in my Dell D630 Laptop. After doing some research, Kingston’s SSD Now drive series looked like the best bang for the buck, so I ordered it. Check out my review[…]