Tag hardware

Microsoft High Definition AV Pack

Blast from the past: originally published June 17th 2003. I’ve finally started playing some games on my X-Box. A guy at work was selling his X-Box with two controllers and some games for a song, so I couldn’t pass up the…

M-Systems DiskonKey

Blast from the past: originally published September 27th 2002. The concept is so simple it makes you wonder why it wasn’t thought of before. Take flash memory and put it into a compact size, small enough to fit on a keychain. The…

Case Sizes

Blast from the past: originally posted February 14th 2002. Way back in 1991 I bought my first PC; a shiny Magnavox 386SX 20MHz. After a few months I began upgrading pieces of it, leading me to realize I needed a new…

R.I.P. Technologies 2002

Blast from the past: originally published December 6th 2002. When you look back at the life of the computer, a few standouts have gone the distance. The floppy drive began as the only affordable way people could run programs and trade…

Sound Blaster AWE64D

Blast from the past: originally published August 7th 2001, updated July 12th 2002. It’s interesting what gets lost in the hectic pace of the computer industry. I have a lot of hardware floating around my office, and when I eventually get…

HP Wireless Mini Keyboard

I’m the process of setting up a home theater PC (HTPC) on each of my two home televisions.  I have Logitech Harmony universal remotes on both but need a keyboard and mouse for my living room HTPC.  While perusing Staples…

Aopen HX08

Blast from the past: originally published October 6th 2000. It’s a sad time when I can’t get in any game playing, but that’s what happened this week.  I’ve beaten most of my games in single player mode and look for…

Mitsubishi Diamond Pro 2070SB

Blast from the past: originally published July 20th 2004. The lure of a large monitor is strong for those of us who sit in front of a PC all day long. Simply for the fact that we don’t sit in front…

Aopen HX45a

Blast from the past: originally posted December 14th 2000. I was putting together a system for a friend and he needed a reliable mid tower case from a reputable manufacturer at a good price.  Isn’t that what we’re all looking…

iPhone backup hanging

With Apple’s release of iOS 4 for their cornucopia of portable devices I was anxious to get this update for my [intlink id=”309″ type=”post”]iPhone 3G[  Before I could install the new OS I had to install a new version of…