Archive for June, 2007

  If you’ve had a Windows Mobile phone in the past you probably know that it can be a pain to tether your laptop to use the internet connection since you usually have to treat the phone as a modem and dial the access number, etc. With the Samsung Blackjack, this process is a piece […]


I have a couple friends looking to buy new laptops right now who want to know what laptop is the best deal. With technology changing so fast, it’s hard to keep up with the latest and greatest in the PC market. One of the key aspects of the PC industry that has revitalized the market […]


  If you want to get more use out of your Samsung BlackJack there is a quick and easy way to do this. If you do not use the 3G network (Pretty much any T-Mobile users using the BlackJack and many AT&T users) you can disable the 3G connection altogether. To turn off 3G do […]


At least that’s what Apple claims (http://www.apple.com/macosx/leopard/features/bootcamp.html) on their bootcamp website. When Apple unveiled Leopard they introduced a concept called “Fast Switching” (Google cache of Apple’s site: Image) but when you visit the same site now, there is no mention of this fast switching. So what’s the big deal here? How is Leopard the most […]


If you’re still paying for directory assistance it’s time to stop. These prices are what some of the top carriers are charging for 411 usage: Verizon: $1.25 T-Mobile: $1.49 AT&T: $1.50 Sprint: $1.79 Frankly, you should be putting that money to better use because there is a better solution. Up until now one of the […]


If you dual boot or multiboot your computer with linux and other operating systems, chances are you are using GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader) to select which OS will be launched. GRUB resides in the first 512bytes of your hard disk (also referred to as the MBR – Master Boot Record) and is the first process […]


Conky is a light-weight system monitor that allows a user to quickly view their system status. The best part of using conky is the fact that you can see so much information and only sacrifice about 0.5MB (my current configuration). Using conky, you can monitor items such as CPU usage, memory usage, network activity, CPU/GPU/HDD […]