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Backup Your Data!

Over the years, I’ve helped my colleagues with recommendations for gadgets (namely laptops and smartphones) and software, peripherals, and technical problems along the way. The worst scenario was when they approached me with missing data due to a corrupt hard drive or stolen device. They often assumed data was automatically backed …

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Google TP-Link OnHub Router

Since my mom uses only Apple products (iPhone, iPad, Mac Mini), I’m moving my Apple networking hardware to my parents’ house and upgraded to a new router yesterday afternoon – Google’s OnHub. Although Google has already released newer hardware (the Google WiFi), the OnHub is still superior to its smaller counterpart in …

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30 GB OCZ Vertex SSD Review

A few weeks ago, NewEgg had a deal on a 30 GB OCZ Vertex solid state disk (SSD). Although the limited capacity is a major drawback, its proven to be a great drive for my bootloader and OS X core installation.

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My Workstation – The Overmind

With the addition of an incredibly priced SSD from NewEgg, my budget Hackintosh workstation (dubbed “The Overmind”) is officially complete. I did an XBench benchmark and submitted the results to their online database (link to entry).

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