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TV Mirrortron V 2.0

$10 goodwill mirror on the TV mount connected by a piece of wood epoxied to it. Works darn good

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got my monitors set up

40 inch wall mounted TV for my main display. A 19 inch monitor below. A TV mount with a mirror taped to it above so I can see the main TV from my desk. Really enjoying the setup and it feels like I am finally done with my new setup. It has been a long […]

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a tail of two mouses

I am a logitech whore when it comes to mice. I have used a logitech mouse for as long as I can remember. Theresa’s mouse at work died and I wanted a new fancy one so we worked out a deal where I would get a new one and she got my old one. I […]

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FORGE handcrafted IT services is a business of a good friend. And he really knows his stuff. Most of the time we chat computer stuff he is way over my head and I just nod yes. Now there is no way they would do that to customers, because they will take the time to make […]

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Above is the CR-48 running Ubuntu. I used a guide to dual boot the chromium OS and Ubuntu over a month ago, and it is nice to have both OSs on there. The notebook is not all that powerful, so performance in ubuntu is nothing spectacular, but the boot up is maybe 10 seconds and […]

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A week of using the CR-48 google laptop has been enjoyable. I have used the heck out of this thing at home, but more out of necessity. With the time crunch on our loan refinance I have been without my desktop computer for the whole time. My only connection to the internets has been this […]

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Google shipped me a Cr-48 Chrome Notebook after I applied for the pilot program. The application asks a lot of questions and you can only choose one option, which made the choices hard. I will mostly use it home, so I picked that. But I will use it at work as well. I was very […]

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magic mouse

Workmate letting me test out an apple magic mouse. I am not the biggest mac fan, but I use a nice one at work and love their keyboards. I wanted a magic mouse for use at home, but it is still kinda tricky in ubuntu. Took me a bit to get it working correctly in […]

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