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MacBook Pro vs. Ash Cloud

Posted on Apr 21 by

Or “Things you don’t want to see when tracking the delivery of your shiny new toy” LocationDateLocal TimeDescription KOELN (COLOGNE), DE04/18/20103:20 P.M.PACKAGE DATA PROCESSED BY BROKERAGE. WAITING FOR CLEARANCE / RELEASED BY CLEARING AGENCY. NOW IN-TRANSIT FOR DELIVERY SHANGHAI, C[……] Read...


Xbox 360 Battery Pack Disassembled

Posted on Aug 10 by

I’ve had an official Xbox 360 ‘Play & Charge’ kit for a year or so now, and the battery life has slowly but surely dropped to nothing over that time. I decided to take it to pieces to see if I could figure out what was up with it. As you can see from the image below, there’s not a lot to it. [……] Read...