Daily Archives: November 27, 2012

Site Update: Open for Search Engine Crawling and Stats Gathering

Well, it’s been a little bit since I started this blog, and I guess for the benefit of all, I have decided to make this site fully public. As a result, it is now open for search engines to crawl, … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: A dead Netcomm NC-35C Modem

It’s not often I start a post with a picture, but this is exactly what I’ll do. This is the first of a series of posts, which could have only come about due to good fortune, and the generosity of … Continue reading

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An Obiturary: LiteOn SOHW-1633S, and LH-18A1P

LiteOn SOHW-1633S (2004-2012) and LH-18A1P (2005-2012) While doing testing for the Milleniata post, I discovered that my two trusty quality test workhorses were dead. The SOHW-1633s suffered some (likely) combo chip failure and was unable to control its tray, or … Continue reading

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Optical Discs, and Milleniata DVD+R Discs

In a world where ultra-thin laptops and tablets (all of which have no optical disc drives) are beginning to supplant the desktop, in a tentatively named ‘post PC era’, the optical disc is beginning to lose its relevance. Its limited … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: Other external modems in my collection

[First of all, I’ve been very busy as of late, hence why the steady stream of blog posts came to a halt. Today, I’m trying to crank out a few for you all to enjoy (or otherwise ignore) – so … Continue reading

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