Goondu DIY: Optimising your Samsung Galaxy SII interface

July 21st, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Okay, so you've just bought your spanking new Samsung Galaxy SII but hate it that Samsung has put in those kiddy icons along with a lot of junk from your telecom operator? Fret not. There are ways around these little...

Goondu DIY: installing an SSD in your HP Envy 14 laptop

July 17th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
So you’ve just bought your laptop and want to swap out the hard disk for a speedy solid state drive (SSD) instead? This is usually a straightforward task thanks to the modular designs these days, like on the Apple MacBook...

Goondu DIY: building your own digital music system

February 28th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Here's a detailed Techgoondu guide to building a hi-fi grade digital music system that gives you finger-tip access to thousands of...

Goondu DIY: Three tips for a better Galaxy Tab

November 21st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The Samsung Galaxy Tab may be a great tablet out of the box, but it won't stop us from customising it to work even better, would it? Here are three essential tips for the Android...

Goondu DIY: FreeNAS

May 5th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
First off, I'm going to share my experience with FreeNAS, the freebsd-based, open-source NAS software for turning your old PC or new, low-powered Atom-based PC into a NAS (networked attached storage). Since NAS is all the rage...