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A TECHIE’S PERSONAL TIMELINE ON WINDOWS XP

  October 25, 2001 – Windows XP was released, featuring a new visual design, such as a two-column Start menu, a default wallpaper of Napa Valley’s pasture and blue sky; Windows product activation was also introduced, among other breakthrough features at that time. It was supposed to be the most user-friendly operating system. January 2002 […]

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The DDOS Attack on Meetup.com Journal

The following is a personal account of how I survived the DDOS (distributed denial-of-service attack) on Meetup.com last week (Feb. 27th – March 3rd). Most techies, depending on their line of work, may feel isolated when staring at a computer screen all day. A quick, legal remedy for isolation is Meetup.com, a website that offers […]

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Lesson # 1 in Troubleshooting

A Day in a life of a Techie Lesson # 1 in Troubleshooting Being a dedicated techie requires a lot of researching on the web for answers. Even then, the answer that a quasi-professional techie gives over the internet may not be exactly what you need, so outside-the-box thinking is sometimes required, right? For example, […]

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Raspberry Pi Model B *Now with 512mb Ram*

Perhaps the most important statement that the release of Raspberry Pi has made since its release is that credit card sized micro computing at incredibly affordable prices is not only feasible (at 25 dollars for the model a and 35 dollars for the model b) but, with enough popularity and public interest it can be […]

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X-Box 360 Bundle price drop

Coming up this holiday season the kind folks over at Microsoft have dropped the prices on their kinect 4GB bundles and their 250gb Xbox bundles. With rumors that the newest incarnation of the Xbox is set to be released sometime next year this can be a vie to push out the bulk of their remaining systems in […]

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Elvis Presley 35th Death Anniversary

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  Who doesn’t know Elvis Presley? He was the “KING OF ROCK AND ROLL” in the early 50’s. Elvis was born on January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi. During his early teens, Elvis moved to Memphis, Tennessee where his career began with Sun records, with owner Sam Phillips. Elvis attracted a lot of fans during his fame and […]

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Apple calls “Copy cat” on Samsung

“As much as Apple would love for Kwon Oh-hyun to turn up at court and tearfully confess to being a copycat, that’s probably not going to happen. Instead, Cupertino’s lawyers are burrowing through Samsung’s history in search of a legal smoking gun, and one of their latest submissions has been presented as just that.” By […]

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Steam features more than just games

Creators of games such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress are coming out with Software titles for Steam. The Software titles coming to Steam range from creativity to productivity. Press Release also mentions that “many of the launch titles will take advantage of popular Steamworks features, such as easy installation, automatic […]

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The Promise for Flexible Batteries

With the promise for flexible batteries does this mean flexible electronics. “Professor Keon Jae Lee at the Korean Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology created a solid-state flexible battery that retains is energy level when folded, spindled, and or mildly mutilated.” This can be a huge breakthrough for all of our electronics.  All we can […]

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GameKlip for Androids

INTRODUCING THE GAMEKLIP Introducing the GameKlip. The GameKlip allows you to use your PS3 controller with your Android phone. Awesome right? The bad news is that the GameKlip is only exclusive for Android phones as of now, sorry iPhone users. But on the other hand, this is great news. This would make an awesome gift […]

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