Daily Archives: November 15, 2012

Printers: What to do with them?

So over the past few years, printers have gotten stupidly cheap, and cartridges (genuine ones) have remained stupidly expensive. The solution, as any high-printing-volume student would know, is to buy a few cheap printers, and use the cartridges in your … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: Quantum Bigfoot CY 4.32Gb Hard Drive

[Yes, I felt this was an appropriate way to begin a post, to celebrate the complete saturation of the internet with memes!] The answer to that is, yes. Yes they do! While those who have used MFM/ST-506 based hard disks … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: Cornice Storage Elements

Do you remember the days when flash media used to cost an arm and a leg? I do. My first flash card was an 8Mb CompactFlash card bundled with a camera, my second was 64Mb CompactFlash card for $90. (The … Continue reading

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