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Forum: Tech Talk
02-18-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Startide

Re: Hard drive / laptop help.

There are places that sell external hard drive docks for SATA drives to take advantage of that "easy on, easy off" sliding connector. For example, I use the following for dealing with SATA notebook...
Forum: Tech Talk
02-18-09, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,565
Posted By Startide

Re: Roadrunner to charge for exceeding bandwidth limits?

The "freedom" that so many of you all have online when downloading something to try it out comes from having people who quite possibly are in that 5% demographic that Al Bundy dismisses as being...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-17-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Startide

Login to your wireless router as the owner?

Login to your wireless router as the owner?
Forum: Book Talk
08-04-05, 03:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,350
Posted By Startide

Maybe Amazon published its availability ahead of...

Maybe Amazon published its availability ahead of the actual effective license date for release at Audible???
Forum: Tech Talk
10-19-04, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,021
Posted By Startide

I also suggest that you bring over a cordless...

I also suggest that you bring over a cordless keyboard and cordless mouse. This will let you operate the laptop inside of its dust protection as often as possible. There are small-sized cordless...
Forum: Tech Talk
10-19-04, 04:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Startide

Yes. There are two types of USB-to-USB cables to...

Yes. There are two types of USB-to-USB cables to connect different PC's together via their USB ports. One is a simiple file transfer cable and the other is a network type cable. Models exist for...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-04-04, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By Startide

Hiyas, there are many grassroots groups...

Hiyas, there are many grassroots groups throughout the world that work on free hotspot projects. Some of the more active ones have over 100 nodes in their WAN that can relay bandwidth to other...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-03-04, 07:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,957
Posted By Startide

Fry's Electronics has the Sony dual layer burner...

Fry's Electronics has the Sony dual layer burner out at $199. They are made in China (not Japan). In comparison, the single layer burner [External USB 2.0] is $128 at Sam's Club for the 4X Liteon...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-03-04, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Startide

One of the best refill kits out there is sold at...

One of the best refill kits out there is sold at Sam's Club for $19.95. It has various tools included and a detailed instructions manual. It is also backed up by the website that has more...
Forum: Tech Talk
05-25-04, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Startide

Hmmm, I went to the skin chooser and selected...

Hmmm, I went to the skin chooser and selected "Windows XP" My normal favourite is the Bionic Dot since it displays the visualizations inside the main unit itself and opens a new window for video. ...
Forum: Tech Talk
05-25-04, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Startide

The classic persistent spyware is the...

The classic persistent spyware is the "scantheweb" one. It is self-repairing, and if you lobotomize it, it still has some modifications that send data back, even though it is lobotomized enough to...
Forum: Tech Talk
05-23-04, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Startide

You suck!! :) :) I have that obsolete i8600...

You suck!! :) :)

I have that obsolete i8600 bought Aug 2003. It barely runs Homeworld 2, but probably would if it had your Dothan 1.8Ghz. The Pentium M 1.4Ghz isn't enough to deal with the 1680...
Forum: Tech Talk
05-23-04, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Startide

You indicated that your friend runs Win98 and NOT...

You indicated that your friend runs Win98 and NOT Win98SE. The distinction is important as some suggestions fail based upon the operating system version. The current suggestions up to this point...
Forum: Tech Talk
05-23-04, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Startide

In WMP9 skin mode, there are skins which display...

In WMP9 skin mode, there are skins which display the video inside of the skin whereas some skins will open a new window in which the video is displayed. You have not indicated which type of skin you...
Forum: Hot Deals
05-08-04, 07:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,157
Posted By Startide

Sam's Club (warehouse store like Costco): -- Now...

Sam's Club (warehouse store like Costco): -- Now carries AA 2100mAH EverReady cells in blister pack of two 4-cell packs for $15.87 (eight total cells).

What is amusing is that right next to the...
Forum: Hot Deals
10-02-03, 02:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,157
Posted By Startide

Now seeing the newer AA 2100mAH cells at the...

Now seeing the newer AA 2100mAH cells at the retail stores now. They have been typically packaged with the one hour or less ultra-fast chargers.
Forum: Tech Talk
09-13-03, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Startide

Mention its name here and maybe some of us can...

Mention its name here and maybe some of us can also mention it as a possible solution whenever the topic of GPS and geo-caching comes up. It comes up for me on occasion since I am one of the active...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-10-03, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By Startide

SFSDFD, in a few days, I will have my Inspiron...

SFSDFD, in a few days, I will have my Inspiron 8600 in hand. So, if you have some specific questions, like how long I observe the battery lasts (to what percentage of life remains) while running...
Forum: Tech Talk
09-09-03, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By Startide

For price comparison purposes, the local Fry's...

For price comparison purposes, the local Fry's Electronics (Seattle branch) is selling a 18-inch LCD analog input monitor for $379.
Forum: Tech Talk
09-05-03, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Startide

There's also a type of USB-to-USB transfer cable...

There's also a type of USB-to-USB transfer cable as well if you would consider using USB as a means to copy files back and forth between the two machines. This method was described in the thread...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-31-03, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By Startide

One of vandal software Teekid's bot making...

One of vandal software Teekid's bot making associates has an interesting splash page at his website.

http://www.d3adlin3.8k.com/

The site didn't try to load any virus or activate any trojan...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-31-03, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By Startide

I am amazed that the FBI didn't shut down all...

I am amazed that the FBI didn't shut down all mirrors of information on the virus writer Teekid's L33t site.

An excerpt from one of the mirrors that still exists today is:

p2p.teekid.c
my...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-31-03, 06:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,323
Posted By Startide

Ugh, I feel dirty for giving nVidia my money for...

Ugh, I feel dirty for giving nVidia my money for their nVidia 128MB board (Dell 8600 laptop). But they were the best option at the time since ATI didn't have their newest laptop board available to...
Forum: Book Talk
06-23-03, 11:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,116
Posted By Startide

National Novel Writing Month

For those who wanted a goal in writing their next novel of 50,000 words or so, or who like reading other peoples' online novels, there is a website dedicated to the National Novel Writing Month...
Forum: Hot Deals
06-13-03, 08:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,496
Posted By Startide

Costco sells inkjet refills now too for $16.99...

Costco sells inkjet refills now too for $16.99 per kit. These are made by IMS INK whose website is at http://www.ims-ink.com. These kits look fairly similar to the Stratitec ones sold at Sam's...
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