Category Archives: general gadgets

Spot a fake: how to tell if your SDHC card is genuine

we’ve all seen the auctions/’deals’ on SDHC cards.  16GB class 6 no-name, generic for $30, etc.  however more and more often we are seeing name brand memory being knocked off on ebay. most memory formats have a standard and in … Continue reading

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the parting of ways: selling of my HP TC1100 tablet and getting my eee on…

well… its official…  i sold my TC1100 tablet pc today on eBay.  my work did decide to go the route of the Dell Latitude XT tablets (heck yea!) and in turn i’ll be getting one from work so i figured … Continue reading

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taking a step back; what was the best upgrade you've purchased for your pc, EVER?

this week i realized that its about time for me to do a desktop system rebuild.  prior to the last year and a half, i had been on an upgrade rampage in regards to my desktop pc.  i initially built … Continue reading

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my new desk internet radio.. err.. my sony psp

If you don’t mind me asking, how do you use your PSP?  do you game on it mainly or use it for movies or music? or is it your portable emulator?  I use my PSP for almost everything besides gaming … Continue reading

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the death of my sony dsc-t9… and pics of its guts!

well, sadly after nearly 2 years, my Sony Cybeshot DSC-T9 finally died.  of course, it had to be the first day on my vacation in Mexico and caused by me jumping into the ocean and landing on my camera and … Continue reading

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Quick Look: Sprint HTC Touch (video)

As previously promised, today’s post will be another newer, hardware review. This time we will be taking a look at Sprint’s HTC Touch. The Touch has been out for a few months. It has been called the ‘corporate iphone’ because it has a purely touchscreen pda without a hardware keyboard and because it runs WM6 which allows outlook/goodlink to be installed.

Keep reading for the complete details and the video review… Continue reading

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data backup project: backing up to an external drive and making it bootable

i love my data and information and would be pretty lost if my system did die on me. however, as a geek that sees and fixes a ton of computers that die without any warning, i always recommend that everyone should do a complete backup each month.

this weekend i finally decided to purchase a nice 500GB external HDD for my monthly backups and archivals. prior to this weekend, i was making 5 DVD backups of my personal data (no apps or music) and then storing them at my bank box in my parents town (remote location, another good thing to think about). however i realized that i have a ton of other ‘bulkier’ data that i wanted to archive/save but didn’t want to burn 100 DVDs to do it, thus the external hdd. Continue reading

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a geeks throne.. my desk..

this is my throne..  that i geek from! read more to see my specs.. i promise, i won’t tell..

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where are the cool watches?? dick tracy would be disappointed…

i remember as a kid loving watches.   the telememo watches by Casio back in the day was the ‘coolest’ gadget this geek could ever play with as a 10 yr old.  as a kid, i had prob about 12 different watches; … Continue reading

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my Motorola WR850G v2 and DD-WRT firmware and my personal public wifi project

this year i’ve decided to try to give back more to the community and the public as a whole; last week i started it off by donating blood and quitting smoking cigarettes. this week, i’ve decided to unshackle the chains on my wifi network/internet access and in turn open it up to the public. keeping reading as i upgrade my current router/ap with the DD-WRT custom firmware. Continue reading

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