Monthly Archives: May 2009

SSD versus 7200rpm Disk Drive

This is a continuation of my previous post regarding my experiences with the 256GB SSD drive my Dell laptop entitled “Are Solid State Drives Worth the Money?”. The installation was easy enought, now we get to the business of making … Continue reading

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What a Drip – Exercise in Futility

So today I decided to tackle the myriad of water leaks that seemed to have cropped up all over my house. The first item was the main valve for our main bathroom’s showwer/tub. Usually drips are just a simple replacement … Continue reading

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Sinister Robot Eyes

OK, I was looking at a picture of the robot in Terminator Salvation and someting was just not right. Then as I was surfing the web, it struck me. Why would anyone design a robots eyes to light up red? … Continue reading

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Silicon Sheet Keyboard Condom

Here’s something a bit weird and wonderful. I saw these keyboard protectors for sale. They protect your laptop from food, spills, and dust. Since it was so cheap at $7, I thought I would give it a go. I prepped … Continue reading

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Are Solid State Drives Worth the Money?

Solid State Drives (SSD) are said to be the future of storage. They are mostly in premium laptops and servers and can cost quite a bundle. Samsung seems to lead the pack with their 256GB SSD drives for roughly $800-1000. … Continue reading

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