The Season of Stuff

I looked through all the Black Friday flyers, not because I wanted (or needed) anything, but because I was helping find bargains for friends and family I knew were looking for specific items. I ended up buying a heavily discounted blu-ray player that had been on my wish-list for some time.  I assuaged my guilt…

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Dell Studio Hybrid

I think this would make an excellent Ubuntu Linux workstation for a small office. Intel® Pentium™ Dual Core T2390 (1.86GHz/533Mhz FSB/1MB cache) Slot Load CD / DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-RW Drive) 1GB1 Shared DDR2 at 667MHz (1 DIMM) 160GB2 SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM) Intel® Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 Integrated Stereo Audio with 5.1ch…

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The Apple Home

The discussion over on the MacWorld forums have me thinking more about the Apple TV, Apple Time Capsule, Time Machine, and iTunes movie rentals and purchases. I think iTunes music and video rentals and purchases will become the way I get all of my media content. I think I can replace the cable company HD…

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