Author: Chris Tingom

  • High CPU issues with kernal_task on Mac

    High CPU issues with kernal_task on Mac

    I was having tremendously high CPU issues with my Mac last week. So high, that I could barely watch a video without my kernal_task blooming to over 400 % CPU! It was difficult to get work done at times, due to the problem. It confounded me for a while, and I tried searching online for…

  • Synology DS416j NAS

    Synology DS416j NAS

    Consider this part-1 of my review of the Synology DS416j NAS for consumers. First, some background: I’ve been storing my photo library on a 4 TB hard drive. My photo library has grown slowly over the years at a pace of approximately 1 TB per year. My photo library has grown significantly faster recently due…

  • How I wrote 81 articles in one month while holding a sleeping baby

    How I wrote 81 articles in one month while holding a sleeping baby

    Yes, I really wrote 81 different articles in one month! You might think I spent a lot of time in front of the computer writing these articles. You would be wrong! I wrote them while holding a 5 month old napping baby. I’m even writing this article while my son sleeps! Here’s my trick: I…

  • iClever 6-Port USB Wall Charger

    iClever 6-Port USB Wall Charger

    My new iClever 6-Port USB Wall Charger has found its way into my home. I’ve been using it regularily and have it plugged in next to my couch. The genius of a multi-port USB charger was lost on me until I realized it meant I could leave all of my other charger plugs at home…