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Laptop Battery Recall List

October 3, 2006 amida168 2

There have been quite a few laptop batteries recalled recently. I have compiled a short list of major brands. Surprisingly, Sony hasn’t recalled VAIO’s batteries. […]

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$399.00 Laptop

September 27, 2006 amida168 1

Do you remember that people get in a long line to buy a $399.00 laptop after Thanks Giving? There are several incidents that people actually […]

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Vista RC1 on MacBook

September 15, 2006 amida168 19

When I heard that RC1 is available for download, I downloaded it and installed it on my MacBook right away. Compared to my Vista Beta […]

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MD5 and SHA1 for Vista RC1

September 7, 2006 amida168 0

The information is from the Windows Vista RC1 download page. 32-Bit MD5 hash: 22486e815a38feffd9667317dfeec55a SHA1 hash: e00b4ebbc81fb420cf047973b95a9cfb7cdf51b7 64-Bit MD5 hash: f3a385aae6e4dea9226e31d9f1148b56 SHA1 hash: 8e4de7a72c828a3543ff1663243eb0836da07eea

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ps Display Width in OS X

July 27, 2006 amida168 3

In one of my OS X scripts, I used the following to check the running process. ps -aux | grep ‘/etc/bkupexec/agent.be’ However, it doesn’t always […]