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Summer 2011– So you want a good deal on a laptop

Recently, I was bemoaning the woes with my HP laptop. When my laptop is running – I love it. However, my HP Envy 17 tends to get very hot. This heat, in turn, heats up the disk controller making it not recognize my boot drive.  So if I have to do a couple of reboots, […]

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Apple’s PR Nightmare and Camel’s head in the tent.

Researchers Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden discovered an unencrypted file on the iPhone that contained GPS coordinates and date / time information. They also revealed how this file gets copied to your PC by iTunes with you backup your Apple device.  They revealed their findings at the Where 2.0 conference in Santa Clara, CA. While […]

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Three Big Lessons from Cloud hype & Sony vs. Anonymous

A hacker (as in, tinkerer) figured out a way to turn a Sony PlayStation into a computer.  On Jan 22, 2010 GeoHot figured out how to get around the digital locks on the PlayStation. He documented the process on his blog and many people watched with earnest. Sony did not find this funny. George shared […]

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