Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hurricane Sandy..

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It battered parts of the US East coast, leaving many people without power and, in the worst cases, without homes. It also battered business and infrastructure. Guess what is included in ‘infrastructure’? How about ‘Internet servers and routers’? The Internet as a whole is quite resilient considering the amount of traffic which uses it, but… Continue reading

A new member..

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.. and hopefully less intransigent than the Toshiba was. The new laptop is a July 2012 Lenovo T71 G780, Windows 7, Core i3 2370 (Sandy Bridge), 4gb, and a 17.3” display. Specifications are better than the Toshiba by virtue of the fact that the Lenovo is newer by almost three years. The Toshiba in it’s… Continue reading