Monthly Archives: September 2012

A $300 laptop worth buying

See here: http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=75208&promoid=1267 It’s a limited time deal. It’s a 14″, so good balance of size and portability, and it uses an actual mid-range CPU, leaving the cheap netbooks normally at this price range in the dust. Advertisements

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New(ish) HIR incandescent bulbs are here! (Stands for Halogen InfraRed)

Not to confused with heat/infrared lamps… those that are specifically made to maximize infrared to keep your buffet roast beef slices nice and hot. This is one of those “why didn’t I think of that” things. Incandescents are inefficient because so much of their energy … Continue reading

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