When I reviewed my Sony Vaio, I mentioned having to disable the very annoying startup sound that played on the Sony splash screen. Unlike the Windows startup sound, this one has to be disabled in the BIOS. Yesterday, I got an email from someone asking me how to do this. So in the interest of… Continue reading Remove Sony Vaio Startup Sound
The 2004 Grand Prix was a random rental, so I didn’t expect much as I drove away from the airport. In fact, I didn’t even turn on the radio. The next day was a different story however, and with speakers thumping I rocked out to Poison’s “Talk Dirty to Me.” When this was followed by… Continue reading XM Satellite Radio :: My First Impression
After a few weeks of use, I would like to add a few more bullets to my previous review of the Sony Viao S560P: Things I like: The comfortable balance of power and portability is just what I needed. I’m happy with it’s weight and handling, and equally impressed with it’s performance (despite only 512MB… Continue reading Sony Vaio S560P :: Reviewed, Again
I had to get one. No, I actually had to get one. After a day-long clicking seizure, my 4G’s failing hard drive was no more. So, naturally I picked up a 5G iPod as a replacement (Portable Music Withdrawal is powerful stuff…I had no idea.) Anyway, the headline should read, “Love at First Sight, Again”,… Continue reading 5G iPod :: Reviewed
My Sony Vaio S560P arrived without issue from the Best Buy warehouse. I unpacked the box, which included only the laptop, power supply, battery, and requisite paperwork – though it didn’t come with a CD of any kind (cool!) I charged it up, turned it on, hopped onto my wifi network, and I was in… Continue reading Sony Vaio S560P :: Reviewed
After many months of teasing and scoffing at countless fakes, Apple finally revealed the new iPod (video). While the gadget itself looks pretty slick – 16:9 screen, thin, light, and in black – the biggest leap forward here is its support of video. And I’m not talking about the music videos available via iTunes in… Continue reading I Want My Two Dollars (Back)!