Replaced my failed gas water heater with a much more efficient Rheem hybrid electric with WiFi, its quiet heat pump is also dehumidying and cooling my basement

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Residential Energy Consumption Survey 2015 "Space heating and water heating account for nearly two thirds of U.S. home energy use" I've written many articles about various ways I've been trying to reduce my family's electric bills and carbon…

Jun 23 2019

Successor to Intel's popular and home-lab-friendly Xeon D-1500 is Xeon D-1600, announced today

Article published 1:12pm ET Positioning. Longtime readers of TinkerTry may recall that Xeon D was first announced back in February of 2015, see Intel Xeon D-1500 crams incredible virtualization lab specs into tiny mITX size, codename Broadwell-DE Mar 09 2015 Last month, this news broke: …

Apr 2 2019

Successor to Intel's home lab friendly Xeon D-1500 is called Hewitt Lake

This article is outdated. Consider jumping to TinkerTry's Successor to Intel's popular and home-lab-friendly Xeon D-1500 is Xeon D-1600, announced today published on Mar 04 2019. Article below as it originally appeared. Longtime readers of TinkerTry may recall that Xeon D was first announced way…

Mar 4 2019

Intel's 10nm processor dubbed Snow Ridge, likely to be the next generation Xeon D

This article is outdated. Consider jumping to TinkerTry's Successor to Intel's popular and home-lab-friendly Xeon D-1500 is Xeon D-1600, announced today published on Mar 04 2019. Article below as it originally appeared. Not a lot of new CPU news came out of CES that directly relates to ship dates…

Jan 10 2019

Tesla Model 3 TinkerTry'd (known-good) accessories for long trips, long-term ownership, and all weather

TinkerTry'd Tesla Model 3 known-good interior and exterior accessories close look Here's the TinkerTry'd Amazon Shopping list of the items featured in the video above, or you might like the less cluttered list of the same items in my Amazon Idea List. Tesla's new referral program announced Mar 21…

Jan 5 2019

Tesla Model 3 replacing my 13 year old Honda Civic Hybrid, let's see how that goes. So far, so good!

At the start of this video this video, Roadshow's Tim Stevens proclaims: What you're looking at is the most anticipated car of all time. With more than a half million pre-orders on the books, the Tesla Model 3 has piqued the interest of more people around the world than any car in history. See…

Dec 23 2018