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Wed 28 Mar 2007

IDE not SATA!!

Category : mac and the internet

Staring at the exposed backend of the new hardisk in incomprehension, it began to dawn on me quie slowly. I called Teutoborg and he exclaimed, "you mean its SATA!" Yup, I bought the wrong kind of 500GB hardisk; now I have to go back to exchange it tomorrow, argh!

I also brought the heavy load of dual-layer DVDs home. I meant it for the office desktop photo archive backup, so I'll have lug it back tomorrow. With two macs, text books and the like, the MEC bag is beginning to tear. Better save it for when I actually resume cycling.

Well, I will get that 4GB thumbdrive I was eyeing; its $72 at the DVD store. Coupled with the USB-travelsync I bought at a sale in the US and a couple of short USB cables, its the fastest way to get photos off volunteer photographers - camera to thumbdrive!

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