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Andrew Edney

I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

Acer easyStore Home Server European Pricing Revealed

Terry over at We Got Served has the low down on the European pricing of Acer’s two easyStore Home Servers.

Building an Astaro Personal Firewall with Spare or Low End Parts

My friend, and fellow MVP, Pete Stagman has just published the first in a series of articles on how you can build your own Astaro Personal Firewall with either spare or low end parts, and no other cost.

Why You Should Always Run Anti Virus Software and Firewalls

Earlier today I was sitting in the lounge of a major International airport and I connected my computer up to their free Internet service, via a wired connection, which is provided to all visitors of the lounge. Literally within minutes my computer was being attacked.

Extending Windows Home Server with WSUS – Updated

A while ago now, my friend and fellow MVP, Kevin Royalty wrote an article on how to use the Windows Software Update Services (WSUS) using your Windows Home Server. Kevin has since updated the article to include an automated way of performing maintenance. So, here it is – thanks Kevin!

Backing Up a Mac with an HP MediaSmart EX470 or EX475

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article called Backing Up a Mac with an HP MediaSmart EX485 or EX487. The article explained how to back up a Mac using Time Machine to your HP MediaSmart EX485 or EX487. This was possible due to some added software that HP included with the new MediaSmart Servers. Now for all those people who don’t yet have either the EX485 or the EX487, but still have either the EX470 or EX475, has a detailed article on how to do pretty much the same thing using SMB Shares.

Updating the Drivers on an HP MediaSmart EX470 or EX475

For those of you who have the first version of the HP MediaSmart Server, either the EX470 or the EX475, you may want to update the drivers for the hardware.

MVP Summit – So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

o it’s now Thursday night and the MVP Summit for 2009 is over and done with.

Firefox Releases version 3.0.7 – with Five Security Fixes

Today (March 6th), the new version of Firefox, version 3.0.7 was released to the world.

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