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The Largest and Smallest Hard Drives Ever Made

This is a 4 MB hard disk platter from 1961:


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Fixing the Epson 'Prints Blank Pages' Problem

A number of Epson inkjet printers suffer from a problem where they eventually print nothing but blank pages, even with new ink tanks. Here's a way to try to fix the problem.

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Review: Hakko FX-901 Cordless Soldering Iron

Dr. Webster puts another cordless iron to the test -- and likes what he sees.

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The SportPod is a custom, weatherproof iPod case made from an old sports radio. Learn how to build your own.

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Steve Wozniak HOPE Keynote

We got to listen to Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple computer and hacker legend speak today with his HOPE keynote. Here’s the audio stream we captured of it. This file is about 12 megs in size and is unedited, so there may be some background noise.

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Kevin Mitnick Keynote Recording

Over an hour and 45 minutes of hearing Kevin Mitnick speak at HOPE. Encoded in Mp3 format.

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The Fifth HOPE

The Hackers On Planet Earth conference is in New York again now. We're there, blogging and doing audio recordings. Check it out.

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Aurora 8260

After getting my new Nokia 8260 phone, I decided that I really didn't like the icky green lighting. The display was vile, and the keypad was hard to read. So I changed it to blue for the display and red for the keypad. Here are some shots taken in the light and in the dark with no flash.

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