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DIY Emergency Lighting in a Crate (72+ hours)

Here's a simple, yet often forgotten piece of emergencies, lighting. For the average person, electric lanterns, oil lamps, and candles are the norm. However, candles and oil lamps pose a fire hazard and electric lanterns don't last long. For ham radio, I already heard many stories of folks going out to the field and end up using a flashlight for everything. [...]

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Dell Precision M6600 vs M6400 Hardware (Overview & Disassembly)

So here's my long overdue hardware review / disassembly "guide" of the Dell Precision M6600... (Thanks, Dell for the exchange upgrade covered under your wonderful [...]

Dell Precision M6600 (and BIOS Update A06)

Over the summer, I acquired an exchange upgrade from my Dell Precision M6400 to an M6600. I got a chance to disassemble and replace the mainboard in this new system, but [...]

HTC Sensation (4G) 1.45.401.2 OTA Update

This week, the HTC Sensation (Pyramid) is being blessed with an OTA update that brings Android Gingerbread 2.3.4 and has been reported to fix the HTC Sense lag issues and [...]

nVidia Optimus Giving You The Blues?

With a new burst of laptops this year, there is a good handful of them that now come with nVidia Optimus. What is this technology? In a nutshell, nVidia Optimus is a [...]

Roaming Profiles: From Windows XP to Vista / Windows 7

Quick, short post today, but this will probably save you a lot of time searching for a pretty much non-existent answer to a new "feature" introduced in roaming profiles for [...]