I needed some new tools for some small soldering work I will be doing, so I ordered some new toys this week. I’ve found it’s important to have and use the correct tools tools, rather than what might be closest at hand, or cheapest. […]
Someone gave me an HP Pavilion dv6700 series laptop because they didn’t want to pay to have it repaired. It was a fairly nice laptop, Dual Core 2Ghz, 3GB RAM, 250GB hard disk, webcam and all. The problem they were having was that it would power on for about 3-5 seconds, then turn off on [...]
New Dell Latitude owners may notice an unknown device in their device manager. Here’s how to find out what it is and the solution to what mine was. […]
Valve’s Steam service has been great for the six months or so I’ve had it. I’ve been able to buy games and play them without needing to wait for a delivery. That changed last evening when I attempted to buy a game. that was on sale. (UPDATED 5/26/10) […]
I recently tried out UltraExplorer 2.1.0 beta on my Windows7 64bit system. It’s not listed yet on their download section, but I’ll show you where to find it and how well it works on Windows 7. […]
I’ve been a fan of HP printers since the mid 90’s when I was given a LaserJet IIIp. It was a workhorse and in the 12 or so years that I owned it, the only maintenance I performed was the replacement of a fuser bulb. The Laserjet 4 series was just as reliable and many [...]
just a reminder, it's coming. Here's a good printer/copier prank. Make your coworkers talk to it...