Guides & Reviews

Cradlepoint MBR95 Mega-Review Part 1

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in Guides and Reviews, Mobile | 0 comments

Cradlepoint MBR95 Mega-Review Part 1

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The MBR95 is part of the newest series of routers put out by Cradlepoint, the leader in the 3G/4G router space. This MBR95 is unique and special because it is the first of the new NetBSD-based routers to be a perfect replacement for your average small business or home wireless router. Join us for the part 1 of the MBR95 Mega-Review.

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Deal Alert: Intel Core i7 2600 and i7 2600K 3.4GHz Processors

Posted by on Oct 24, 2011 in Guides and Reviews | 0 comments

Deal Alert: Intel Core i7 2600 and i7 2600K 3.4GHz Processors

Intel Core i7 2600

This afternoon at Amazon.com, the quad-core Intel Core i7 2600 3.4GHz processor with 8MB of cache, Hyper Threading, and Turbo Boost dropped in price to the best price we have seen. This is Intel’s top Sandy Bridge desktop processor except for the Intel Core i7 2600K which adds Intel HD Graphics 3000 and an unlocked multiplier. Both processors are at the best prices we have seen.

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Taming the Lion: First Week In

Posted by on Jul 31, 2011 in Guides and Reviews, Mac | 0 comments

Taming the Lion: First Week In

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I have been using Mac OS X Lion for a little over a week now and have some thoughts on what is great and what is not. Most reviews have been positive but some particular sticking points have emerged.

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G-Technology G-DRIVE Slim 320GB Review

Posted by on Apr 22, 2011 in Guides and Reviews, Mac | 0 comments

G-Technology G-DRIVE Slim 320GB Review

Since I use an 11.6 inch MacBook Air as my normal working computer and it currently has a 64GB SSD, I have been on the lookout for compact external storage. The MacBook Air only provides USB 2.0 as an interface for that external storage unless you count the SDHC slot but that is only available on the 13.3 inch MacBook Air. In any case, adding up to a 32GB SDHC card would not be enough. (more…)

Mini Book Review: Learning Ext JS 3.2

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 in Guides and Reviews | 0 comments

Mini Book Review: Learning Ext JS 3.2

I am starting a new series of book reviews. As a technology consultant, I always need to be at the forefront of technology but also have tools at my fingertips for reference. This will be the focus of the book reviews.

Slashdot recently posted a review of the book Learning Ext JS 3.2. (more…)

2010 MacBook Air 11.6 inch Review

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Guides and Reviews, Mac | 0 comments

2010 MacBook Air 11.6 inch Review

At the end of February, I purchased a refurbished 11.6 inch MacBook Air. I chose to purchase the 1.4GHz model with the 4GB memory upgrade which comes with the 64GB SSD. I chose this model because I am planning to upgrade the SSD in the near future and did not want to put additional money toward the 128GB SSD. (more…)

2010 MacBook Air 13.3 inch Buyer’s Guide

Posted by on Dec 15, 2010 in Guides and Reviews, Mac | 0 comments

2010 MacBook Air 13.3 inch Buyer’s Guide

For some more general thoughts about the MacBook Air, see my MacBook Air 11.6 inch Buyer’s Guide. This guide specifically targets the 13.3 inch model. (more…)

2010 MacBook Air 11.6 inch Buyer’s Guide

Posted by on Dec 15, 2010 in Guides and Reviews, Mac | 0 comments

2010 MacBook Air 11.6 inch Buyer’s Guide

The MacBook Air is an innovative product from Apple that fits a specific niche. I first purchased a MacBook Air when the second generation NVIDIA-based MacBook Air debuted. It was an impressive machine and I used it constantly but kept running into some issues. I had the higher end 1.86GHz Core 2 Duo with 128GB SSD model. The SSD performed perfectly but the 2GB of memory caused some problems. Additionally, it was difficult to get used to the 1280×800 screen resolution since I have often used 1920×1200 or higher resolutions. (more…)