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enclosure for SanDisk SSDs?

I bought two SanDisk 480 gb SSDs. Now I realize I need to buy some sort of enclosure for them in order to connect them to my Macbook Pro. What do I want to buy here? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jun 23, 2013 - 6 answers

Does Wolfram Alpha use Java?

Loading this web page I get an error saying that a plugin is disabled. I've disabled Java. How do I tell if this page is using Java? I've placed the page's source code here if that helps answer the question. Thanks!
posted by dfriedman on Jan 20, 2013 - 9 answers

To Drobo or Not to Drobo: That is the Question

Talk to me about Drobo. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Oct 5, 2011 - 10 answers

GPS....

Help me understand GPS devices for cars. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Apr 26, 2011 - 26 answers

VMWare, Windows, Apple...

Installed VMWare Fusion 3.0 on a Mac. Now want to install Windows 7 on the Mac as a virtual machine. Here comes the confusing part. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Apr 7, 2011 - 6 answers

Huh?

What does the error http/1.1 service unavailable mean? I keep getting it when I try to load the web site 23andme.com. All other sites seem to load fine.
posted by dfriedman on Mar 12, 2011 - 4 answers

Scraping the web

I keep hearing about web scraping. What tools are used to scrape content from the web? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Feb 16, 2011 - 12 answers

LEGOS!

This question about Legos prompted me to ask my Lego-related question. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Dec 30, 2010 - 11 answers

what does the 64-bit version of MS Office 2010 have going for it?

What would the 64-bit version of MS Office 2010 get me that the 32-bit version of MS Office 2007 would not? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Sep 26, 2010 - 6 answers

MSFT & AAPL sitting in a tree...

Asking for a friend...she has an Apple laptop with Microsoft Office 2004. She can't view/edit .XLSX, .DOCX documents, etc. Is there a Mac version of the compatibility viewer that is available for the Windows version of Office? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Sep 14, 2010 - 4 answers

How do I give constructive feedback about something about which I know little?

A friend of mine wants me to review his business' web site. I have, and it looks awful. Problem is, I'm not a web designer/graphic designer/etc. I wouldn't know where to start giving him feedback. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Aug 11, 2010 - 24 answers

Corporations and taxes

A friend and I are starting up a company. The company will be domiciled in New York City, possibly incorporated elsewhere. We have attorneys who will give us legal advice about incorporation issues. We also have investors who will give us financial and accounting advice as needed, though I come from a finance and accounting background. What I don't know too much about, though, is the various taxes to which a corporation is subject. More detail inside. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jun 29, 2010 - 6 answers

OS 4.0 = junk?

New apple iPhone OS doesn't sync with Google Calendar any more? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jun 21, 2010 - 12 answers

strange Firefox problem

Using Firefox 3.6.3, Windows 7 Ultimate Edition. I have noticed over the past several days an error that makes reference to a script that is failing to run. I'm not sure how to replicate the error, but it essentially freezes Firefox, and I have to go into Windows Task Manager and kill firefox.exe and re-open it. Unfortunately I don't remember the exact wording of the error message. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on May 19, 2010 - 5 answers

Blood, sweat, but no tears

Why did I sweat so profusely when I donated blood? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Mar 18, 2010 - 14 answers

Trying to understand an article about London real estate

Question about London real estate. I'm an American reading an article about London real estate in an American newspaper and don't understand parts of it. More detail inside. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Feb 5, 2010 - 11 answers

Personal development blogs?

I'm interested in reading personal development blogs. By personal development, I mean things like career management, style advice, personal financial management, productivity, etc. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jan 28, 2010 - 15 answers

Trying to find a phone number @ Citigroup...

I'm trying to get in touch with some old colleagues at Citigroup in North America. I'm looking for an external phone number for their employee directory. Anyone know what that number is? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jan 20, 2010 - 1 answer

Scanning software

Looking for open source scanner software for Windows 7 64 bit edition. I have a flatbed scanner, specifically CanoScan LiDE 70. I'm looking for software (not drivers, which I've already downloaded from Canon's site). More detail inside. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jan 10, 2010 - 8 answers

Can't see a certain web site on my computer...

I think my firewall software is blocking part of a site that I need to see. How do I fix it? More detail inside. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jan 2, 2010 - 7 answers

Business cards for the unemployed?

I'm presently out of work and need business cards. What information do I put on a business card? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Dec 10, 2009 - 12 answers

Viruses and surgical masks

Do the surgical masks that I see everyone wearing protect against viruses? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Oct 19, 2009 - 15 answers

Facebbok crashes on iPhone

The Facebook app on my iPhone has started crashing. Noapparent rhyme or reason. Is this a temporary thing? All updates have been applied to the phone. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Sep 21, 2009 - 15 answers

looking for a twitter app for the iphone

What Twitter app for the iPhone do you like? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Sep 9, 2009 - 16 answers

recommendations of great videos on TED.com

What are your favorite videos on TED.com? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jun 14, 2009 - 27 answers

Help me explore men's fashion in NYC

Help me explore men's fashion in NYC [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Jun 7, 2009 - 4 answers

CFL bulbs vs incandescent?

Help me understand which CFL bulbs give off the same amount of light as a conventional 100 watt bulb. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on May 29, 2009 - 6 answers

help me figure out what this system process is doing

What is this system process (WinXP): "bcmdeviceandtaskstatusservice.exe" ? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on May 21, 2009 - 6 answers

DVD image quality on an HDTV

Help me understand why standard definition DVDs vary in image quality on a HDTV [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on May 4, 2009 - 11 answers

Help me like talking about sports.

Help me like talking about sports. [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Apr 23, 2009 - 27 answers

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