WD and Seagate RMA Experience Part 2

Ok, I’ve gotten the disks all shipped out and the RMA status finally was updated to show processing complete. I’ve got a Seagate tracking number. Excellent. I know where my disks are. I’ve no idea what WD is doing with my disks. We had a studio assignment outside so off we went and during the…

The RMA Experience – WD and Seagate

RMAs. Return Material Authorization. Warranty. Whatever. It’s like insurance. You rather not use it. When the time comes to use it, it can be a savior. Recently, I have a bunch of disks with issues. I happen to have lots of hard disks. Lots means lots. Excluding office and client systems, there’s quite a few…

Disk Failures, Updated

As a follow on to this post here, the list below is what I have in all my current running systems (excluding client and other systems under maintenance contracts). It does include systems I maintain for friends & family though. Currently running in “production” systems (exclude laptops), like my MBA which has a Samsung SSD……

Aquaponics Project

What’s aqua-what? Hydroponics? Well, hydroponics is plants in water instead of soil medium. Aquaculture is usually the cultivation of aquatic creatures for food (i.e. fish, prawns, etc). Aquaponics is both together. I think wikipedia has a better description than what I can write (see Wiki entry). In a nutshell, it’s combining the aquaculture (in my…

iPhone 4S + Camera + Life

The biggest improvement for me when upgrading to the new iPhone 4S is actually the camera. Yeah, I’ve a ton of apps but my core apps are frequently my communications and networking tools – messaging, email, social media, etc. The next most common app I use is the camera and Instagram. One thing for sure…

Webcasting

One thing I’ve observed in many local churches is the minimal use of internet technologies available. Websites and email aside as those are to be expected of any entity or organization today. I think it’s time they embrace more tools to enable better and greater reach. Recently, our cell group scheduled a session with the esteemed Reverend Lim Kar…