Tag: Firewire

Choose the Best Interface for the Job

Here’s another quick tip for tonight. These days, we have all sorts of interfaces in our computers: wired Ethernet, Wi-Fi, USB, Firewire, eSATA, Bluetooth just to name a few. However, sometimes the most convenient interface won’t be the quickest. For instance, when I was transferring all the data from the old drives to the new …

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Dell XPS 8300 Unboxing

This was an unexpected gadget but a colleague of mine recently bought a new computer to replace an aging laptop that gave up the ghost earlier in the year. Anyway, he’s handed over his Dell XPS 8300 to me to do some basic tweaking for him. So, of course, I had to unbox it. I …

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SuperGeek Arsenal – External Hard Drive Dock

Vantec NexStar Hard Drive Dock (Powered Up)

Any geek worth their weight in silicon will be prepared for almost any type technical problem or situation. One such device I reckon should be in a geek’s technical support arsenal is an external hard drive dock. A hard drive dock is important when you might have a computer that is refusing to boot up …

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