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Posts Tagged laptop


I had a look at the EEE PC at the weekend, it looks kind of cool and weighs virtually nothing… I know, I know, I know – it was designed for the younger market, but this laptop has infinite appeal for almost any IT professional, at sub 1kg with a solid state disk? I quite liked the OS that was installed, but a friend suggested installing XP on it (and upping the disk to 4GB or buying a 4GB version) as then it will support everything XP supports, which means I can plug my phone in as a USB 3G modem – that’s the key thing. I could feasibly get away with this being what I take on holiday (sorry… Continue reading »

by Keiron on April 11th, 2008 | Hardware | No Comments » |

Philips X53 Laptop – Semi-Fixed!

I had the power problem on my laptop fixed (sorted of), I offered the work to several companies. Philips X53 CORE DUO T2050 80GB PC Two companies never replied to my email. One company declared they needed the laptop for at least 7-10 days. The final company reckoned I could have it back next day if I dropped it after 4pm (it would therefore be first in the queue the following morning!). Reluctantly I popped out the Hard Drive (I’ve not had time to back it up and it contains a lot of customer data), and took it down to them. The guy who would actually be working on it had a look at it and said he thought I’d… Continue reading »

by Keiron on December 1st, 2007 | Hardware | No Comments » |