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Entries for January, 2012

ASUS K53SV Laptop Review

I’m not exactly sure where to begin the review for a laptop, so I guess I’ll begin by going through the features. The Outside The K53SV series is very stylish, coming in both silver and a dark brown they call ‘mocha’ which is the one I bought. The K53SV is a 15.6″ widescreen laptop with […]

Filesystems Matter – Here’s Why

A filesystem in the most simple terms is a¬†hierarchy¬†of how the information is stored on computer storage media such as hard drives, SSDs and RAID arrays. Many people don’t think that filesystems pose a significant impact on the performance of a system and therefore do not think much of them. In fact, most end users […]