Category Archives: Technology

HP x280n’s Handheld Remote Rocks

The HP MediaSmart Connect x280n ships with a handheld remote that is worthy of its own blog review. Most of the remote controls that I’ve seen shipping with Media Center Computer, Media Center Extenders, etc. are lacking in one or … Continue reading

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HP MediaSmart Connect x280n

HP was kind enough to send me an early near production version of their soon to be released (July 31) MediaSmart Connect Home Theater component. I’ve had a few minutes to take a VERY quick look and the first impression … Continue reading

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D-Link DSM-210 Internet Picture Frame

Over the weekend I received a D-Link DSM-210 ten inch widescreen format digital frame. While there are a ton of frames available, the only ones I’d consider for personal use must include a bulletproof way to stream content from my … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Media, Digital Photography, Technology, Wi-Fi

Traveling with the TX2000

I’ve recently returned from a week in Seattle and the HP TX2000 behaved like a champion.  It is certainly the right size for economy class air travel. I have a chronically bad back. A heavy notebook in a large size … Continue reading

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HP’s TX2000 Entertainment PC: A perfect all around notebook/tablet?

Do I now have the perfect “home, multimedia, on the road and around town” mobile notebook/tablet pc? Last year I had a chance to be one of the first to get a look at HP’s TX1000. I liked it a … Continue reading

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NASA to beam Beatles Music Into Space

“Across the Universe” will be beamed towards the North Star on Feb 4th. I love this idea. Calling ET…. Technorati tags: NASA, Beatles

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Don’t pack spare Lithium batteries in checked baggage after 1/1/2008

According to this US Government site, spare batteries should be packed in carry-on luggage only. Here is the table that appears on the official website. GUIDE TO RULES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2008 Type Of Battery/Batteries In Checked Baggage In Carry-On … Continue reading

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