Articles categorized as "hardware"

The end of optical media

Image via Wikipedia Optical media has had a great run. Music CDs are only now beginning to be retired after being the dominant distribution medium for the last two decades. DVDs continue to remain popular to distribute movies, though their … Continue reading

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Kansas Auctioneers Association convention fun, educational

2009 Hall of Fame Inductees Marvin Knopp John Shoemaker2009 President Dave Webb 2009 President Elect Andy Conser, CAGA, AARE 2009 Vice President Jack Newcom New Directors starting 2009 Megan McCurdy Byron Bina Eric Blomquist Presidential Award of Distinction Richard Garvin … Continue reading

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Video marketing must account for playback quality

Image via Wikipedia Video can be a fantastic marketing tool. The same video can convey a sense of incompetence if not distributed correctly. Ignoring the difference between an expensively-produced video and simple footage captured with a camcorder, both of which … Continue reading

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Hard drives fail, protect your data with a Drobo

Hard drives fail. I want a Drobo. I guess I’m probably not going to get much Google play out of those two statements, so I’d better keep going. Hard drives fail. As hard drives keep getting bigger at an absurd … Continue reading

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Vista external monitor flash and flicker problem solved

One of the first pieces of auction technology adopted by an auctioneer augmenting his business processes is a projection system. I was at an auction in Denton, Texas, where there were more than 30 large plasma and LCD TVs – … Continue reading

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