The Retina MacBook Pro: Apple's Latest Display of Corporate Hubris

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Apple's talk at WWDC last Monday was a very expected event, without a doubt. As it turns out, the iPhone 5 wasn't announced, and besides iOS 6, I felt like it was mostly the new Retina display-equipped Macbook Pro that stole the show. After all, it is quite a big…

Lian Li PC-V354B: Small is the New Big

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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As a computer enthousiast, I have live the most part of my life dreaming of big computer rigs. Gigantic cases with massive airflow, push-pull fan setups on everything, LED-lit this and that, all that jazz. After owning progessively bigger and bigger cases, from a Thermaltake Armor Jr (standard ATX mid-tower)…

Intel X-25M (Gen 2): The Single Best Upgrade for your PC

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Let's face it, storage is probably the computer component with the least sex-appeal. When building a computer, consumers usually put the latest multi-core processors, monster video cards and screaming fast memory at the top of the list, while the hard-drive is considered last. As long as it holds my data,…

Downgrading iPhone Firmware from 3.1.3 to 3.1.2

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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It was a pretty long chain of unfortunate events that led me to accidentally upgrade to 3.1.3. I was sitting in my couch one day, watching TV, eating random junk food. My iPhone was running a jailbroken 3.1.2 with all my favorite apps. Life was good.…

Epinions Review: D-Link DGS-1005D

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Every geek's LAN takes on unhealthy proportions at some point or another. At first, it's just two machines, his and her's. Then a fileserver. Then a media server. Then a Bluray player. Next thing you know you know you've got network cables running through every room of your dwelling. When…