Archive for May, 2011

May 26 2011

PC Troubles

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I’m starting to have problems with the video card in my 3-yr old Dell. It seems to be getting hot, making the fan run much harder than it should. I wish I knew why because that fan is VERY LOUD. The 512MB Geforce 8800GT was the top of the line at the time, but over […]

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May 23 2011

Windows 8 in 2012?

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Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer dropped what I would call a bit of a bombshell this week when he commented on the release date of Windows 8: 2012. WTF? Is Microsoft crazy to release Windows 8 just next year? I’m still happy with my Windows XP and Vista installations. I haven’t even considered making the jump to […]

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May 13 2011

Mozilla Support Rocks

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Every now and then I feel compelled to update software to get the latest features and get see various bugs get fixed. Firefox has been a very good browser for me, but I hated the fact that they removed the drop-down menu on the “Back” button in v4. A quick search of Mozilla’s support site […]

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May 04 2011

AMD Phenom II X4 980 BE Thoughts

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I’ve been reading some of the reviews published over the last 24 hours for the new AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition chip and have been amazed by how average the chip is. One would think that AMD would release something impressive now, but it seems like they’re just trying to add another chip […]

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May 02 2011

Son of a *****

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I was busy working around the house, doing a few repairs which required the use of a hammer. I guess it’s been a while since I swung a hammer because it wasn’t long into the project that I smacked my thumb with the hammer. Ouch. Okay, that wasn’t the actual word that came out of […]

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