hardware

 
My Macbook Pro Travel Kit

When I made the switch to a new 13″ Retina Macbook Pro last month, some old friends came along. I speak of my traveling gear, of course. There’s my Spire …

 
The Yiynova MSP19U+ from a Windows User’s Perspective: Part 1

Today’s guest blog post is by Matt Strieby, from NewLeafDesign.com. I have to admit I almost jumped out of my chair when I saw the price of the Yiynova MSP19U+ …

 
Hard Drive Reliability: Which Brands to Buy. Which To Avoid.

The fine folks at Backblaze recently updated their hard drive brand reliability chart to reflect their latest findings. Managing cloud backups in a data center, they employ 34,881 drives and …

 
R.I.P. Early 2008 Macbook Pro: 2008 – 2014

My venerable early 2008 model Macbook Pro, purchased brand new, has chimed its last “bong” for the last time. It served me well for 6 and a half years. The …

 
Some Thoughts on the Retina Macbook Pro

Having lived with my new 13″ Retina Macbook Pro for nearly a week, I wanted to share some quick hardware observations on the new unit as compared to my previous …

 
Some Thoughts on the Sabrent USB 3.0 SATA 2.5″ & 3.5″ Dual Bay Hard Drive Docking Station

“You can never have too much RAM or too much storage space.” Or so the old computing adage goes. I am what you would call a digital data packrat. Every …