Category Archives: Hardware

price comparison: Dell XPS M1530 with Ubuntu vs. Windows

Dell announced that a few more models are now available pre-installed with Ubuntu: the XPS 1530n and the Studio 15n. I configured an XPS 1530n with the following specs, which are available both with Ubuntu and Windows: SYSTEM COLOR Tuxedo … Continue reading

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SMT soldering

Via Hack-a-day, this is a great (video) introduction to surface mount (SMT) soldering.

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