Archive for the ‘Gadgets’ Category

After months of staring wistfully from outside camera stores, I finally went ahead and bought the Canon Vixia HF10 (uhuh, High Def).  Shooting has been a somewhat humbling experience but I’ll get there. Sooner or later. Moving files around has been a tad tricky so I thought I’d document (sort of) what I did. Linux: […]

It took me over 2 years to work up the courage to completely (no dual boot!) switch to a Linux distribution; and I’ve finally done it. Linux Mint 4.0 (Daryna). It took most of my day (and Swen‘s) yesterday to complete the move and I have to say, I can’t help but me amazed by […]

A couple of hours back, I had the chance to play around with the Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot (Alpha Rex) and was blown away by what I saw. I vaguely remember a toy I had as a kid; a robot that had a button on it’s head and made noises when pressed. That was close […]

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been tempted to post on a range of topics but the lack of time coupled with some serious lethargy prevented the flow of…er…words. So I shall resort to cliche and write in points. Californication: In spite of the gratuitous sesk and noodity (PG 13 you see), I love […]

A very neat HP ad featuring Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind).

 Now we wait for the reviews!

 Specs: Processor : Intel Core  Duo 1.73 GHz 1024 MB DDR II SDRAM 100GB HDD Display Type : 15.4 in TFT active matrix (Brightview; a very glossy surface which can be distracting at times) Graphics Processor: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 54g Integrated 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN , Bluetooth 5 in 1 card slot 8X […]