Saturday, January 01, 2011

Earl's Cyber Steals and Deals

Dell Business has the Dell Vostro 230 Mini Tower plus Dell E1709W 17" LCD Monitor for $339 + $8 shipping = $347 shipped. Included monitor is listed under System Details on the right. Intel Pentium Dual Core E5700 3.0GHz, 2GB DDR3, 320GB HDD Intel GMA X4500, 1-yr warranty/on-site service, Windows 7 HP

HP has the Macbook Pro-inspired HP G72t Core i5 17.3" LED Notebook (charcoal) for $580 - $25 off with coupon code SVP1583 = $555 with free shipping. Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit installed. Intel Core i3-370M 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Intel HD
17.3" 1600 x 900 LED, SuperMulti 8x DVD+/-RW DL, 6-cell

Mwave has the 10-Pack Metal Thumbscrews for $2 + $0 shipping = $2 shipped with free "M" Club membership. Switch out your old screws for these thumbscrews so you can open and close your computer case without the need for a screwdriver.

MWave has the PremierTek PT-H9D-ROC-1W Rocket High Power 1000mW 802.11g High-Gain Adapter for $18 + $0 shipping = $18 shipped with free "M" Club membership. Uses a waterproof 9dBi antenna to help you find more wireless networks over more longer distances.

Mwave has the A-DATA ASDH8GCL4-R SDHC 8GB Class 4 Secure Digital Card for $11 + $0 shipping = $11 shipped with free "M" Club membership. Features 14~17 MB/s read and 4~5 MB/s write speeds

Newegg has the Asus EAH5450 SILENT/DI/1GD3(LP) Radeon HD 5450 1GB 64-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card for $50 - $15 rebate [Exp 1/7] = $35 with free shipping. Features HDMI, D-SUB, and DVI. [

Newegg has the Western Digital Scorpio Blue WD6400BPVT 640GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Notebook Hard Drive - Bare Drive for $50 + $1 shipping = $51 shipped

Dell has the Caviar Green Western Digital WD20EARS 2TB SATA Hard Drive for $90 - $20 rebate [Exp 1/16/2011] = $70 with free shipping. Features 64 MB cache and SATA 3.0 interface in a 3.5" form factor

Friday, December 31, 2010

Sears rolls out online movie download service

Sears Holdings Corp. is rolling out an online video service that will allow customers to buy or rent movies from its collection. While the service is only supported on PCs, the Xbox 360, and certain Blu-ray players, the company plans to add mobile phone support eventually.

Apple facing class action suit over iOS data collection

Apple is facing the prospect of a class action lawsuit targeting the data collection practices of app developers and mobile ad networks. Makers of other platforms could become targets as well

The 20 Best How-To Geek Linux Articles of 2010

I dont know a lot about Linux but these appear interesting.....

Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert Using an Ubuntu Live CD
Move Window Buttons Back to the Right in Ubuntu 10.04 / 10.10
How to Create Your Own Customized Ubuntu Live CD
HTG Explains: Which Linux File System Should You Choose?
plus 16 more