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In-Depth Series: Hardware upgrades

  • Number of episodes: 17
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2011-03-01
  • Date of latest show: 2020-10-28
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
Hosts share their experiences when upgrading their equipment.

hpr3193 :: Meet Antithesis hosted by Paul Quirk

Released: 2020-10-28. Duration: 00:32:26. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Pinebook,Pro,64,unboxing.
Meet my new computer, a Pinebook Pro, as I explain my rationale, unbox it, and set it up.

hpr3096 :: Unscripted ramblings on a walk: PC Building. hosted by Christopher M. Hobbs

Released: 2020-06-15. Duration: 00:02:15. Flag: Clean.
Tags: pc,hardware,build,battlestation,discussion,review,walk.
I take a walk and discuss my experience building a new PC after having not done so for many years.

hpr2595 :: New laptop bargain? hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2018-07-13. Duration: 00:04:12. Flag: Clean.
Tags: computer auction,laptop.
This is a short show about another trip to the computer auction and one of my purchases

hpr2590 :: Blowing a PC Power Supply hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2018-07-06. Duration: 00:03:49. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Computers, Repair, safety.
Just a short show on how I managed to blow the power supply on my desktop PC

hpr2579 :: Ubuntu 18.04 Mate hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2018-06-21. Duration: 00:10:20. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Linux, Ubuntu.
This is a short show on installing the latest Ubuntu 18.04 onto a laptop and desktop PC

hpr2432 :: Living with the Nokia 6 – an update to HPR 2405 hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-11-28. Duration: 00:05:16. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Android, Nokia 6, Phones, New Kit, OnePlus1.
An update to my show on the Nokia 6 phone

hpr2405 :: Nokia 6 Review hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-10-20. Duration: 00:11:15. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Android, Nokia 6, Phones, New Kit.
This is a short show about my first thoughts of the Nokia 6

hpr2380 :: Raspbian X86 on P4 Tower hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-09-15. Duration: 00:04:08. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Linux, Raspbian x86, Pentium4 hardware..
This is a show on installing Pixel on a Pentium 4 Tower PC

hpr2295 :: MX Linux hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-05-19. Duration: 00:08:49. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Linux, Distributions.
Show about my latest Linux Distro find

hpr2280 :: Lenovo X61s Part 2 hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-04-28. Duration: 00:08:46. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Lenovo X61s, Linux Lite.
A description of living with the X61s for almost 2 weeks

hpr2271 :: Raspberry Pi Zero W hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-04-17. Duration: 00:06:18. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Raspberry Pi,Zero W,single board computer,sbc.
an introduction to the new Pi Zero W from the Raspberry Pi Foundation

hpr2257 :: Watt OS hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2017-03-28. Duration: 00:04:04. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Linux,OS,OS Watt.
a short show about the Linux distro Watt OS

hpr2122 :: Alpha32's new machine hosted by Alpha32

Released: 2016-09-20. Duration: 00:08:26. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: desktop, building, linux, AMD.
I built a new computer.

hpr2097 :: New Toys hosted by Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212

Released: 2016-08-16. Duration: 00:09:15. Flag: Clean.
Tags: slide rule,Intel 286,Intel 386,Windows,AOL,modem,Linux Mint,Raspberry Pi.
Story of my PC hardware journey in last 20 years

hpr1837 :: Put an SSD in your Linux Box hosted by 2BFrank

Released: 2015-08-18. Duration: 00:18:22. Flag: Clean.
Tags: SSD, Linux, BIOS, Update.
What to check, read, and update if you want to upgrade your Linux PC with an Solid State Disk.

hpr0722 :: How I Upgraded My PC - Motherboard hosted by Claudio Miranda

Released: 2011-05-09. Duration: 00:17:12. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: computers,pc,hardware,pchardware.
Claudio recaps episode 1 and covers the what, why, and how of his motherboard purchase.

hpr0672 :: How I Upgraded My PC - CPU hosted by Claudio Miranda

Released: 2011-03-01. Duration: 00:18:35. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: computers,pc,hardware,pchardware.
Claudio talks about his PC and covers the what, why, and how of his new CPU purchase.