Until now I have needed two devices for my server needs at home. One to serve as a general purpose router, phone, web and file server (Dell PowerEdge SC420) and another to watch my media on TV (Popcorn Hour). But recently I decided to combine the [...]
Here is a recording of my desktop running Ubuntu. Notice how much cooler it is than yours (if you run Windows) . Apart from eye-candy, the UI is extremely clean and functional. The animation was recorded on my cheapo laptop with a pathetic graphics chip. If you want to see the true potential of this [...]
After much waiting, Verizon finally decided to lay down fiber optic cables in my neighborhood. Last night, the final connection was made when my FiOS service was activated. I have 10Mbps/2Mbps service. It appears to be working well so far. Ping times are much lower than cable modem. Some pictures of the equipment installed are [...]
I have prepared a video demonstrating the working of my CarPC prototype. The picture isn’t of the highest quality, but it touches on all major aspects of the project.
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On January 28, I received my new server from Dell. Here are the main features of this machine:
Model – PowerEdge SC420 Processor – Celeron 2.53 GHz Hard Disk – 80GB SATA RAM – 512 MB, DDR2, 400 MHz CDROM – 48X Network – Onboard Gigabit Ethernet
I had been looking for a computer [...]
Actual screenshot from working prototype
Tiger Mapping and Routing Server (TMRS) is being written in order to facilitate the creation of open source GPS navigation software. Its goal is to simplify street level routing and map drawing functions essential for developing user-friendly interfaces. The data used in this software is available freely from [...]