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Dell Fail

I finally got my Dell XPS 15z on the date expected (no surprise early delivery), but the bottom of the machine is so warped I’m going to have to return it. I really need this machine to get stuff done, but there is no way around the shoddy build quality so might as well bite …

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Screw You, Flash

I hate flash. If the entire web abandoned it, I wouldn’t notice. I have ClickToFlash running on all my WebKit apps (yes, CTF does not work on Safari 5.1.1), Flashblock on Mozilla (yes, it isn’t available for Firefox 8.0a2) and Flash disabled completely on Chromium apps. It still creeps through somehow. Today I left about …

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My First Windows Machine

Wow. This will be the first Windows machine I’ve ever owned. After working in the IT industry for 15 years, it’s kind of amazing I’ve been able to dodge the Windows bullet for as long as I have. Well, I ordered the Dell XPS 15z and after reading about it a bit, I have to …

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