Jan 27, 2014

Google Chrome: Cannot connect to the real *

If you ever get the above error from Google Chrome and you don't know what the heck is wrong with your web browser or Internet Service Provider (captive portal? man in the middle?), maybe your hardware clock is wrong. That's how I fixed mine. If your hardware clock is fine, then keep searching.

Jun 20, 2013

Building an AMD APU-based desktop PC

A few years ago, when I started working at my second job (and first one to be IT related), I sold my desktop PC thinking that I didn't need a powerful desktop computer anymore and instead, I got a Sony Vaio laptop. More recently, I got tired of the limited capabilities of my laptop to handle serious workloads (like virtual machines and games). I finally got a desktop PC again. It's not exactly what I would have hoped to have but it's what I could afford.

Continue reading to find out how I built my first AMD personal computer based on the AMD APU platform. You can find the 10 steps I needed to build this PC.