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Dell Studio 17 Blue Screen of Death

For the first time since switching over to Vista, I got a BSOD (Blue screen of death) on my brand new Dell Studio 17 after updating Vista via Microsoft.  Very nice.  After my great experience with the Dell customer support, ...

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Dell Customer Service Hell

As you know, I’ve had my love/hate relationship with HP and their horrible customer service.  Well, that honor has moved over to Dell. Oh, where do I start. After I bought my Dell Studio 17 at Best Buy, I called ...

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Dell Studio 17 – Full Review

My Toshiba Qosmio started to turn off by itself, apparently from overheating. Since I can’t have my computer turning off unexpectedly, I immediately went online to compare laptops. I didn’t want to spend $2k+ for a crazy fast game laptop, ...

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CNN Buys Top Twitter Account

After resisting for about a year from talking about Twitter, I finally have to say something. CNN “bought” the top Twitter account, which has 947,000 followers. The “sale” is not official because that violates Twitter’s terms of service, so the ...

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Coolmax CD-350 IDE Converter – Review

If you have some old IDE drives around but can’t access the data, you can get this Coolmax CD-350 converter from Coolmax (MSRP $33.99).  Amazon has it on sale for $22.73 at the time of this writing but their prices ...

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How to Hack Best Buy’s Inventory Bug

As you may know, I downgraded to the LG EnV2 because I hated the touchscreen on the Voyager. In any case, the headphone jack on the EnV2 (and probably all LG) is 2.5mm, and not the 3.5mm for normal headsets.  ...

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Seagate Freeagent Xtreme – Review

There’s never enough hard drive space and hard drive prices keep going lower and lower.  Seagate has a nice 1TB external drive called the Freeagent Xtreme for $229.99 but was on sale at Fry’s for around $180 or so. The ...

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