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September 1, 2015

Robbie removes the hard drive from a broken laptop and turns it into a USB 3.0/eSATA external hard drive with a simple, affordable enclosure. Learn some of the basics of the internal components of your laptop computer, and how to remove, replace or reuse the built-in hard drive.

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August 25, 2015

We're building a music server that fits in your pocket. Robbie and Sasha kick off our 3-part Raspberry Pi Music Server series with a Pi 2 kit that gets us started with the build.

August 18, 2015

Robbie and Erika introduce our series on Google Analytics, and how to use it to track web site visitors and generate helpful reports. This data can be used to show you where you're going wrong (or right) with your web site, and help you focus who your web site reaches and cater to your vistors better.

August 11, 2015

One of the worst things that can happen to a sysadmin is losing or forgetting their root password. The feeling of powerlessness alone can cause feelings of extreme confusion. Robbie will show you an easy way to recover your root account even if you can't remember the password.

August 4, 2015

This year's Cottage Special is a mad test of the power of LTE Internet service as Robbie presents not one, not two, but FOUR product review segments! Charge your phone using solar power, a look at the SJCAM SJ4000 WiFI ActionCam, a cheap binaural audio mic rig and a quadcopter you can crash hundreds of times and it'll keep on flying. Don't miss this fun-filled show from the heart of the Haliburton forest.

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