Ultimate Home Server Part 8 – VPN Server

So by now our home server is sharing files to our home network, acting as a media server via Plex, it’s managing all our downloads AND we’re sharing our personal doucments on our own personal cloud. What else is there? Well, we’re about to set our server up to act as a VPN node, so […]

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Amazon Shop Pages Live

Amazon Shop Pages Live

  • Mar 27, 2020

Quick post to say I’m very pleased to announce that Tech Made Easy now has dedicated Amazon Store pages on both the US and UK portals. Amazon.com Shop Amazon.co.uk Shop

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Access A Nextcloud Server From Outside Your Home Network

I’ve talked a bit about installing Nextcloud on various devices in recent posts, but thus far I’ve not explained how you can access your server from outside your home network. Thankfully, it’s relatively easy to do.

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Setup a Raspberry Pi Cloud Server With Nextcloud

A short while back I created my own home server which, among other things, used Nextcloud to act as a private cloud server to hold all my important documents and synchronise them across my devices. It’s working really well, but what if you didn’t want to have a great hulking PC running in your house […]

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Ultimate Home Server Part 7 – Personal Cloud

Services like Dropbox are great, but I always recoil slightly at the use of the term “The Cloud” when really all that means is “someone else’s computer”.

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Get the best 3900X performance using Ryzen Master

Many people felt a bit cheated when they first used their shiny new 3900X CPUs. AMD had marketed them as having up to a 4.6GHz boost clock, but failed to mention that this only applied to single core boosts.

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My Ryzen 3900X / 5700XT Build

My Ryzen 3900X / 5700XT Build

  • Mar 02, 2020

Never one to be fully satisfied I decided I needed a faster processor in my personal rig, and seeing as I didn’t have £750 to burn on AMDs flagship 3950X I had to set my sights one rung lower and settle for the 3900X.

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Old Database Recovery

  • Mar 01, 2020

If you’re a regular reader you may have noticed that a whole bunch of “old” content has appeared on the site recently.

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The Work-Life Balance

  • Feb 04, 2020

I’ve had a lot on my mind lately. For most of the last six years my family and I have lived overseas because of my work. In that time an awful lot has changed. I went from newly engaged, to married, to a father. I went from a technican to a manager and a mentor. […]

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Ultimate Home Server Part 6 – Download Server

We’re now firmly in the realms of having a really usable server. It’s storing our data with redundancy, it’s accessible from other devices on our network and it’s serving up media to our connected devices. But we can do more, in this part I’ll show you how to set up your server to act as […]

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