Category Archives: Hardware

Blog posts about equipment problems, upgrades, and other hardware related matters.

Convert An Old PC Into Network Attached Storage

Today I converted an old PC into a Network Attached Storage device. I have an old PC that I was thinking of selling on eBay but its processor is just 550 MHz so it would probably be a waste of … Continue reading

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Working On My New Computer

I got the new computer I ordered. It arrived on Thursday. It is a Acer Veriton M460-ED7201C – Core 2 Duo E7200 2.53 GHz desktop PC. I have determined that the computer I’ve been using dates from 2005 so it … Continue reading

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Spending Freeze

This morning I ordered an Acer Veriton M460-ED7201C – Core 2 Duo E7200 2.53 GHz computer to replace my aging workstation at home. I have to keep the process viewer open all the time to kill the programs that are … Continue reading

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M-Audio Axiom 25

I was inspired by the cruise to spend more time learning how to use synthesizers. That was one of my reasons for going on that cruise, to be inspired to make greater efforts in my creative endeavors. All of the … Continue reading

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iPod Touch

I bought my very first iPod while on vacation and I’ve finally had  time to use it. It is an iPod Touch 8GB, Model #MA623LL/B. This must be the first generation iPod Touch because it lacks the external volume controls … Continue reading

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Office Equipment Status

If you are going to run a home office and do freelance web development then you need to invest in your own office equipment. When I left my old job there were a lot of things I needed to buy … Continue reading

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iBook Video Production

I finally got my iBook to work with my wireless network. I have a Buffalo AirStation WHR-HP-G54 wireless access point and my PCs connect automatically without any configuration so I did not learn anything about manual settings. I had to … Continue reading

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Equipment Changes And Future Plans

Today I got a little wireless mouse for my iBook. I prefer to use a mouse rather than the trackpad. The wireless mouse has a receiver that hooks up to the laptop through a USB port. I’m using my iBook … Continue reading

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Apple iBook G4

I now have an Apple iBook G4 which I purchased with my economic stimulus money. It has a 1.33 GHz processor, 1.5 GB SDRAM, and a 60 GB hard drive. It is running OS X 10.4.9 Tiger. This is the … Continue reading

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Upgrading Mac Assets

I have two old Macs which I never use. I bought these Macs at a local computer auction so I could see how my web sites look on a Mac. However I have been unable to get online using a … Continue reading

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