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I just heard about the PirateBox, a really cool DIY project that uses off-the-shelf parts and open source software to create a private network with support for sharing files and communications via a simple message forum. It kind of reminds me of the old private bulletin board services way back in the day.
Anyway, it seems like something that could be useful for small neighborhoods or in places where Big Brother's watchful eye might inhibit the dissent. Some sort of... Read more →
- Windows 7 gaming PC
- Mac mini for personal use
- Macbook Pro work computer
- Asus G50V
- Not Under Warranty
- Replaced Battery about a month ago with Asus G50V Battery
- Clean the Circuits to battery
- Screw Down The DC Port Under Inspiron Sign Inside Computer
- In one post it said to reset the battery settings but not AC settings.
- Removing and Inserting AC Adapter -- In Sexing Style -- Which Is Temporary Working For Me.
One day after all was good the Plugged In Not Charging came up (AGAIN). I came up to a post to keep removing and inserting my ac adapter in my... Read more →
Laptop battery packs should be charged for 12 hours when you first get them. Laptop batteries are completely discharged at the time of purchase, and need a full charge before their first use.
2. How to Extend the HP ProBook 6570b Laptop Battery Life
According to statistics, a typical laptop battery last long for 500 charges / discharges cycles. If you want yourbattery for HP ProBook 6570b to last longer than this number, remove the battery whenever... Read more →
2 . Store in a cool, dry place ( suitable temperature is about 15 ℃ . Prior to storage , you must ensure that the battery is not completely discharged . If empty, charge for about 30 minutes.
3 . General Lithium - ion DELL Alienware M17x battery should be stored at about 40% state of charge of the battery laptop batteries self-discharge can...
I don't replace my devices that often, though, and as I consider... Read more →
I have a two year old Dell Latitude E6400 laptop. For the past couple of months, the battery has begun to seriously deteriorate in performance... If the laptop is switched off with full power, by the time I boot, only 5 minutes is now available before it turns off...
Hence, I am looking at replacing the battery. The following are my doubts
1. The laptop was purchased in the US. Will there be any difficulty getting replacement battery here?
2. Should I contact Dell or will local stores have... Read more →
iFixit has become quite popular, and their teardowns of newly announced products always grab the attention of the tech world. Their most recent teardown of the newest Retina model Macbook Pro unsurprisingly scored a 1, and of course it's causing a bit of a stir. While they are often interesting since they provide a real good look at the product, do these teardowns serve any form of relevance anymore? Especially for products like the... Read more →