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Tech tips and suggestions, fixes and other crazy things.

27-Feb-2013

How to control your kids music on their ipods

I have four kids. Two of them are old enough (4 and 5) for ipods (I guess) and have recently each received one thanks to their very generous grandma....

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03-Nov-2012

One Laptop per Child delivers their custom laptop to Ethiopia-results inspiring

I recently came across an AMAZING article about One Laptop Per Child and their quest to give a thousand Motorola Zoom tablet PCs  to kids in Ethiopian. As some background, DVICE.com writes:...

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18-Dec-2011

Macbook MagSafe Adapter Replacement Program

I bought my Macbook Pro back in the early 2008. It’s been great ever since but this last year, the power adapter stopped working – right before I needed...

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28-Feb-2011

Apple TV plus Hulu and more

Recently I acquired an Apple TV 2, in all it’s Apple glory – well, actually that’s where this story begins because if you have an Apple TV, you know...

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19-Feb-2011

17in Macbook Pro Harddrive Replacement

When you live in Rapid City, Fargo, or anywhere in between, your Mac repair choices are slim, even slimmer if the closest town is a good 60 miles away....

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31-Oct-2010

iPad in Business

I am currently heading a project to deploy iPads in a corporate environment. We have purchased 20 32G Wi-Fi + 3G ipads for our research and development and deployment...

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21-Aug-2010

Raising an iMac from the Dead

This is a story of a sick iMac and it’s quick recovery…don’t worry, there are pictures…. I was recently asked to fixed a Mid2007 aluminum iMac. The user reported...

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13-Mar-2010

Ode to Macbook Repair

Hello my name is Cory and I abuse my Macbook Pro. Yes, admittedly I’ve used my early 2008 macbook pro pretty hard, extending the capabilities of its processor speed...

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23-Jan-2010

MediaBox: New Interface

Last month I successfully installed Windows 7 on a custom PC and hooked it up to my TV so that we can watch Netflix, hulu, and whatever else. I...

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02-Jan-2010

The workings of a hackintosh attempt turned windows7 media box

Over the past weeks I have been attempting to “build” a hackintosh (OSX installed on a PC) on the box to the left. In some worlds, this is pretty...

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01-Aug-2009

Steer Mouse: More functionality for your mouse

My wife got me a Mighty Mouse for my birthday last year and it’s been just a huge help. I have recently started using as a clicker it to...

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