29
April
2012

Battery Geekdom

Ok a few quick notes, we have a Steripen thing that cleans up water with a UV light. Needs CR123 batteries, wandered over to Bartells and they are $16 a piece there (what!). A quick search of the internet reveals widely varying prices from $7  on Amazon to $2 at Thomasdistributing.com. I’m going to try […]

25
April
2012

TSA Pre and GlobalEntry

You should really get this is you can. If you are United Global Services or American Express Platinum, they will even pay the $130 fee, but if you join GlobalEntry, then they will interview you and you can cross the canadian border quickly (Nexus) or use the fast line at the airport traveling internationally (GlobalEntry) […]

21
April
2012

Hybrids and Fairway Woods 2012

Its getting sunny, so I discovered I like the clubs i got last year thanks to the internet which are: Mizuno JPX-800 set. 4-9 iron plus 44 loft, 6 bounce pitching wedge and 49 loft, 7 bounce gapping wedge  (their follow-on the JPX-800HDs are still tops) Adams. 3 Hybrid Taylormade R11. Mainly because it was […]

12
April
2012

Home Theater Rude Goldberg

  So I’m still working on getting everything right for modern Home Theater and here is the basic problem, you want to get content from any source to any device to any location the device may be, so let’s cover the content, the devices and the locations: Content from Anyone So what is the content: […]

11
April
2012

Home NAS looks like the 1812+

Now that the drive shortage is hopefully ending and you can actually get 4tb drives, it’s time to look again for a look at what NAS to get to be a hot backup for all my pictures, music and movies. Right now I have a 12tb drobo pro attached to a Mac mini. It works […]

10
April
2012

MacBook maintenance

Our oldest MacBooks (technically the model MB466*/A or late 2008) at home are 2.5 years old now and a long way from 2008 when we got them. Here are some of the issues and solutions 1. Dying hard drives. Just a warning they are removable but if you screw them in tight they slowly fail. […]

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