Is the firmware current?

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

The other day I was struggling with something that should have worked “out of the box”. It was a little wireless bridge (Linksys WET54G Wireless-G Ethernet Bridge). The idea was to just connect it to the pc and it would just work. Well…. in a word NO. It “sort of worked”, the problem is the [...]

Massive Dell Laptop Battery recall

Monday, August 14th, 2006

This is worth reading if you’ve got a Dell laptop. There have been numerous stories in recent months of Dell laptops exploding into flames and it looks as though now over 4 million batteries from their inspiron, Latitude and Precision laptops are being recalled. The manufacture dates range from April 2004 to July 18, 2006. [...]

8,000 MPG (mile per gallon) car

Friday, May 12th, 2006

Well, these days with gas prices climbing and unstable, the media is always on the lookout for related stories. When the headline blared 8,000 MPG car…. I knew there had to be either 1) a tremendous technological breakthrough with hybrid gas/electrics… or 2) a SERIOUS catch. Skynews has the story on what may go down [...]


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