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November 2007 – Flogging English

Solid state hard drives are here thanks to Samsung

This would qualify as one of the most anticipated product releases for many a year – yet it has hit the streets with nary a word. I sort of stumbled onto it through an article within an article; it was kind of an afterthought really. Samsung’s new FlashSSD drives are really pretty amazing. Lighter and … Read more

Just what I need: Another TV show to watch

We were all sitting around the other day after getting all fat and happy on some very excellent turkey, and Paul whipped out on a documentary type show with Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman called Long Way Round. The deal is, they hopped on 2 BMW motorcycles, had only another camera man following them, and … Read more

It’s time to sweat the small stuff again

I can remember when I was working with a small Interactive Agency; back in the day; the thing that really set us apart from others – besides the fact that no one was doing what we were at the time – was the fact that the smallest details were always a big deal and didn’t … Read more

Warm bottom = happy bottom

The Toto Washlet I am quite sure you can deduce what the Washlet is by the picture, and if that isn’t enough… read the title again. Got it? Good. It’s a bidet. I am quite sure you have probably never used one, and if you have they probably seem like the strangest thing ever. I … Read more

Syncing folders isn’t as easy as it sounds….

Two now have fallen in my quest to find a good solution for folder syncing my systems. FolderShare flat out stopped working on my Mac today, it won’t even open after an update, so I think it’s off the table altogether since it doesn’t work with Vista well either. This effectively cuts out half of … Read more

The fifth of November

Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, t’was his intent To blow up King and Parliament. Three-score barrels of powder below To prove old England’s overthrow; By God’s providence he was catch’d With a dark … Read more

FolderShare plays poorly with Vista

After successfully syncing two of the four computers I have to sync, FolderShare craps out when it came time to sync one of my XP installs to Vista. Right off the bat it started complaining about improper file names and that some files could not be copied. It copied all of the folders (first, and … Read more

How to determine what size carb you need

I’ve been trying to figure what I need in a new carburetor for my Bronco and have been struck dumb-founded by the multitude of possibilities in make, and size. Okay, so what the heck do I need? Well, out of the blue the other day my Dad calls, he was reading in Hot Rod magazine … Read more

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