2015/07 UPDATE: for my Dell XPS 13 (2015 infinity display) I completed the 512GB SSD upgrade about 4 months ago and I highly recommend the upgrade! Here are the new performance numbers: ———————————————————————– CrystalDiskMark 3.0.3 Shizuku Edition x64 (C) 2007-2013 hiyohiyo Crystal Dew World : http://crystalmark.info/ ———————————————————————– * MB/s = 1,000,000 byte/s [SATA/300 = 300,000,000 byte/s] Sequential Read : 481.072 MB/s Sequential Write : 436.664 MB/s Random Read 512KB : 329.971 MB/s Random Write 512KB : 392.295 MB/s Random Read 4KB (QD=1) :
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Apple just announced their new 12″ Macbook and personally I am going to be keeping my Dell XPS 13 “infinity display” laptop. Reasons: Extra screen size for similar footprint Higher resolutions available Speaker quality (Apple might surprise here, but judging by their phones and tablets I do not hold out much hope) SD card reader Better battery life USB ports that can be used even when the laptop is charging Easily upgradeable SSD $500 cheaper (with Dell coupons) Areas where the
Updating VMware Tools fails with the error: Update Tools failed. Edit the virtual machine’s vmx file (2007298) Symptoms You are unable to update VMware Tools. Updating VMware Tools fails. You see the error: Update Tools failed. Edit the virtual machine’s vmx file, add the line below and try again. Please read KB article 1714 on tips for editing a vmx file. isolation.tools.guestInitiatedUpgrade.disable = “FALSE” To resolve this issue, enable VMware Tools updates from within the guest by updating the virtual machine
UPDATE: The latest Dell XPS 13 BIOS version A04 fixed the processor speed issue on my XPS 13, and it no longer requires SpeedStep to be disabled! You can find the download link here: Dell BIOS DL ORIGINAL POST: MARCH 5TH 2015 I recently purchased a new 2015 Dell XPS 13 “Infinity Display” laptop. Dell has been running some coupon specials and last week you could get the model with an Intel Core i3 processor for right around $700 USD.
Rest in peace Leonard Nemoy, you will be missed. LLAP stands for live long and prosper. Vulcan salute – Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulcan_saluteThe accompanying spoken blessing, “live long and prosper”, (“dif tor heh smusma” in the Vulcan language as spoken in Star Trek: The Motion Picture) also appeared for the first time in “Amok Time”,…
Here are the steps to close your Lowe’s credit card account: #1 Login to LOWE’S online credit card account link #2 Go to Account Services -> Close Account #3 Request Closure #4 Provide feedback (optional) #5 Account Close Confirmation Success closing your Lowe’s account!
Tax time approaches! If you need a copy of your Discover Bank tax documents, you can find them here: link This is a very handy feature as you can download the tax documents at your convenience. However, I recommend keeping the paper copy in a safe place as well, because sometimes the financial sites go down just when you need them the most. Paper never fails you if you can find it 😉