Category Archives: msi wind

post release: Windows 7, homegroups and me

Microsoft released the much anticipated Windows 7 OS to retail on Friday Oct 22, 2009.  The general consensus among the majority is that it is indeed a great OS and worth the upgrade (especially if you avoided Vista and are still on … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Quickie: Setting up TV recording and sharing to other Windows 7 computers (turn windows 7 into a dvr / media server)

again, its been far too long since i’ve last posted. today i thought i’d just outline the basics on how to use your Windows 7, with proper hardware, to record live tv and also share with other Windows 7 computers … Continue reading

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Windows 7 and Centralized TV Recording, Sharing

Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 7 (Win7) retail release on Oct 22, 2009 is a highly anticipated release compared to the disaster that was the Vista launch only 3 years prior.  Performance and GUI/UI changes have really helped Win7 grab the eye … Continue reading

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my HP DV6700T + osx leopard, hackintoshing round 2

well, as my tweets may tell; i’ve decided to redo my os setup on my HP DV6700T laptop. for a little while i was trying (not very hard) to sell my hp laptop since i was using my air or … Continue reading

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confessions of a multi-booting geek

yea.  i am one of those geeks.  the type that gets or builds a new pc/laptop/netbook and then tries to cram as many operating systems on it as i can. at one point in my life i recall having a … Continue reading

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Ultraportable/Netbook Orgy: Macbook Air, MSI Wind, Sony Vaio P (photos)

well, at work i’m kind of the netbook guru so in turn i get my hands on the demo units we get.  today, my boss stopped by and handed me a nice fun gift to play with this weekend: a … Continue reading

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the saturation and full circle back; my netbook thoughts (geek op-ed)

well, 2008 sure seemed to be the year of the netbook.  we had tons of choices and tons of manufacturers (including lenovo and hp) getting into the mix and genre-leaders like Asus and MSI updating their lines and expanding.  already … Continue reading

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Running HD content from my Wind to my HDTV (video)

so lately there’s been news that nvidia is trying to get its mits into the netbook craze by creating a mobile ‘netbook’ gpu for hd content.  of course, this won’t help any of those who have current netbooks and in … Continue reading

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passing more wind: vista origami experience 2.0 and my touchscreen wind (video)

ok, i promise i’ll stop posting msi wind touchscreen stuff soon. however, until then here is a quick video demo of the Origami Experience 2.0 add-on to Vista running on my touchscreen wind. (download it from ms here ) imo, … Continue reading

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MSI Wind Hoda touchscreen kit install notes/video

previously on my blog; i had posted about my solderless touchscreen kit i installed on my msi wind.  as promised, i am following up with a more detailed notes on installing and a few videos i took of myself doing … Continue reading

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