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Sennheiser CX5.00G: Review and Reboxing

For this review, let’s cut to the chase. Don’t buy the Sennheiser CX5.00G headset. Audio wise they’re not bad, but having gone through two pairs of them in the last year, I simply cannot recommend them. In recognition of this fact, rather than showing an unboxing, here’s some photos of the reboxing, just prior to them getting sent back to Amazon. It should be noted that Amazon have been absolutely amazing when it comes to their customer service. They replaced the first pair, and this time gave me a full refund. Sennheiser CX5.00GThe initial impression I got when I first…
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Review: Toshiba Satellite Click Mini

The big thing in computers between 2007 and 2010 was the rise of the Netbook: Small, low powered, low cost computers, running either Linux or Windows. The first Netbooks had a mere 7-inch screen at a stupidly low resolution of 1024×600. Then came 9-inch models, same poor resolution, but a more useful screen. Then came 10 and 11-inch variants. The price also started to rise as more powerful processors and components were installed. Then, just as quickly as they burst onto the scene, the Netbooks fizzled away. Until recently, the smallest you could go was 11-inches, which is a shame…
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My Raspberry Pi is in the oven

Just under a week ago, the Raspberry Pi foundation announced that a big bit of news was coming on Wednesday morning at 6am. Hopefully this was the release of the Pis’. Well, not exactly, the announcement was that they had partnered with RS and Farnell to manufacture and distribute Raspberry Pis’, and within two minutes both websites had been DDOS’d offline. Since then I have managed to get an order in with Farnell for a Pi, and will hopefully receive it in the coming weeks. Worryingly though my Google Analytics reports are showing that people are searching for “Raspberry Pi…
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