digital Utopia

June 2008 Monthly Archives

Skanked!

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A while ago I purchased a 320gb hdd for my media center. When it arrived Windows recognised it as being 298gb in size. I didn’t quibble – I wish I did now. Recently I replaced it with a 500gb drive by the same company – Western Digital – but Windows recognises it as being only […]

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I can see again!

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Finally upgraded my monitor from my ageing 17″ CRT to a 22″ WS TFT. It’s an Acer X222W and was bought from Amazon. I set the screen to white and black and no dead pixels! Currently trying out different things. Games playing is a bit weird – not all games support widescreen (notably the older […]

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Organizing PDF’s

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I’ve got a lot of PDF’s and they are getting out of control. So I’ve decided to do something about it. First I hit google (note the lowercase g) and didn’t get very far – the range of programs are very naff. Then I hit meta-filter and got a lot more results. From there I […]

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