Month: January 2008

64GB Solid State Drive

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By the way, according to “ParisLemon”:http://www.parislemon.com/2007/11/64-gb-solid-state-drive-macbook-pro.html you don’t have to wait. You can actually get a 64GB solid state drive for any computer. !>http://bp0.blogger.com/_AxkcVrlp8Qc/RzaKagomB1I/AAAAAAAACUo/s9K9FTim0Ho/s400/Picture+4.png! “Ryan Block”:http://www.ryanblock.com/2007/11/the-first-macbook-pro-with-a-64gb-ssd/ cracked a PC with a solid state drive and stuffed the drive into a Macbook Pro. It is too bad that the “Samsung”:http://www.engadget.com/2007/11/08/samsungs-6 4gb-sata-ii-ssd-drive-hands-on/ Solid State Drives aren’t available…

Fenix L1D-CE

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Finally got this “Fenix L1D-CE”:http://www.flashlightreviews.com/reviews/fenix_l1dce-l2dce.htm from Amazon seller. I have to say it is amazing. It is expensive at $50, but man, is it bright. Nothing like it and it runs for hours on a single AA. Anyone who needs something for emergencies should get it. It is amazing because it uses a Cree XR-E…

Enhanced Drivers License

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When crossing from the US and Canada, you don’t need to have a passport, but you do need an “Enhanced Driver License”:http://dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/edlget.html which is a new identification form. Kind of nice for dummies like me who are always scared that losing a passport means that you are really stuck, so why not get both. Its…

Email to SMS Text

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Well, these addresses keep changing, but “wikipedia”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_gateways has a pretty good list of SMS gateways. The main ones connected directly so for the big US carriers they are: | Carrier | SMS Address | MMS Address | | AT&T | _number_@txt.att.net | _number_@mms.att.net | | T-Mobile | _number_@tmomail.net | | | Verizon | _number_@vtext.com |…

Geometry Sketchpad

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If you love spirographs when you were a kid, you’ll love this program. “Geometry Sketchpad”:http://dynamicgeometry.com is a program that let’s kids understand mathematical relationships. The site has an evaluation copy that you can try. There seem to be quite a few online resources to learn hwo to use it. You get to pay for some…

Firefox slamming by onestepsearch.net

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We just had one of our computer’s firefox slammed. Somehow a script has taken over and now when you type a legitimate URL, it gets hijacked by onestepsearch.net. Sigh, even with running antivirus and antispyware, it doesn’t matter. You really need to install adblock and noscript and turn on cookie checking int he new internet….