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From computers to microcontrollers

I kept telling Mikhail that the big advantage to using the Raspberry Pi was no matter what project I put it into I could set it on the window sill and ssh to it.  It was a fast small and … Continue reading

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Unsuccessful Post attempt(s) – BIOS

Don’t believe the hype.  Just as soon as you get an unofficial title of “expert” with your friends and family, they will throw you for a loop.  I was sitting at my desk when I received a phone call from … Continue reading

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Building a monster personal computer

Just a few days back I wrote “Purchasing a personal computer in the new millennium” which is how to get the absolute best computer by paying with a bit of elbow grease. If not elbow grease then perhaps a small … Continue reading

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IOGEAR 2×4 USB 2.0 Peripheral Sharing Switch

Share up to four USB devices between two computers. The unique feature of this particular switch is that the actual switch is the placement of the button.  The button for switching the peripherals is on the end of a long … Continue reading

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ROCCAT SIRU pitch black mouse pad review

At 340 x 250 mm this is a large mouse pad advertised as a gaming mouse pad. Selling points Optimized gaming surface Non-Slip backing Easy to Clean Optimum size Top Notch compatibility Knife-edge thin Knife edge thin is no joke.  … Continue reading

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Purchasing a personal computer in the new millennium

It is easier to let your fingers do the shopping for a new personal computer now than at any time in history.  You can purchase everything you like from one of the various online retailers, find a nearby location selling … Continue reading

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