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DealMax – Dell BlackFriday and CyberMonday Desktop/Laptop Sale/Coupons!

Holidays are coming up and this is probably best time to stock on some desktop PCs or laptops, here’s the ones from Dell.com:

Check out some of these great Dell BlackFriday and CyberMonday Desktop/Laptop Sales!  (All valid from 11/19/09)

Valid till 11/23/09 5:55AM CST (thru Black Friday):

    Complete desktop package featuring the Studio XPS 8000 desktop and 20″ monitor for only $949 after $349 instant off. – link Studio XPS 13 laptop only $999 after $369 instant savings! –

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Linux DIY – How to Record Desktop Activities!

In Windows, there’s free desktop recording software like CamStudio.  For linux, you might want to consider using RecordMyDesktop to record your desktop activities.  For that, check out the tutorial by Shibuvarkala, he also details instructions on how to convert .ogv to .avi.  These instructions are for Ubuntu, which many of you use but should be similar for many other Linux distros using yum,

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Computer DIY – How to Clean Your CPU Fans!

Today, I decided to clean my desktop computer’s CPU fans since my computer kept slowing down a lot lately.  I knew it probably was due to my CPU fans collecting with dust as I have been using this desktop PC for about 2 years without any cleaning.

To my surprise, I found that it was indeed my CPU fans that weren’t working at all as the metal fins have been all stuck with large collection of dust.  You can see later in this DIY how dirty my CPU fan was…

So, here’s how to clean your CPU fans. (This is for most desktop PCs.)

1) First, you will nee

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Seesmic Desktop Launch Live!

If you are looking for Seesmic Desktop Launch Live video, go here.

Twhirl will become the new Seesmic Desktop.

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DIY Laser-Cut Plexiglas Speakers

Here’s an awesome set of DIY laser-cut plexiglass speakers, a really cool mod for your desktop speakers.  Plexiglas has always been one of the favorite materials to use for building speakers and this one is no exception to that rule, the plexiglas makes it look outstanding.

The result is a spectacular set of computer speakers that must sound as great as they look. It’s important that the knowledge of building electronics isn’t lost to the big companies.

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