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Set Up Real-Time, Bulletproof <strike>Backup</strike> Drive Redundancy with RAID

Set Up Real-Time, Bulletproof Backup Drive Redundancy with RAID

Hard drives fail, and they do it much more often than we’d like to think. Even if you’ve set up automated hard drive backups, you’re not necessarily getting the best backup bang for your buck—especially if your operating system’s main hard drive fails. Even if you’ve been backing up your…

Build a Home Theatre PC for Less than $200

Build a Home Theatre PC for Less than $200

When expenses are a big deal, curbing spending is a wise option. If you’re in the market for a new computer (or even just a home theatre system), blogger Paul Stamatiou suggests hardware that can comprise of one of the cheapest and smallest DIY computers I’ve seen to date. Your…

Build a Hackintosh Mac for Under $800

Build a Hackintosh Mac for Under $800

If the high price tag for Apple hardware has kept you from buying a Mac but you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and get adventurous, you can build your own “Hackintosh“—a PC that runs a patched version of OS X Leopard. What?!, you say. Apple’s move to Intel processors…