Words as they mean to me – Manipulate



I have derived two distinct definitions for this word, firstly when we use it in the context of ordering or skillfully managing an object or thing ie. 'the baby knows how to manipulate the blocks'...

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Music files played directly from a USB stick plugged into your AV amplifier will lead to a much better audio quality



The idea of playing music files directly from a USB stick didn't occurr to me until I actually setup a stereo system around the Yamaha YMC-500 just the other day. This particular media controller is quite an interesting product but is no longer shipped by Yamaha...

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Firmware for the Western Digital Media Player (Gen 1)



The Western Digital Media Player (1st generation) also called WD TV HD Player is a neat little mediaplayer that has won many fans. Subsequent line of products include the WD TV Live and support a widerange of popular files including MKV, MP4, XVID, AVI, WMV, and MOV video formats...

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A dream audio system for your bedroom for under $200



I purchased a Yamaha YMC-500 Media Controller last year but never got around to installing it until just recently. Since I was nursing back to health from a shoulder injury, I was spending more time resting in my bedroom...

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Words as they mean to me – Beauty, Beautiful



There is so much truth in the words 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder'. In addition to its sublimecharacteristic of defining objects having beauty, the word 'beautiful' is often used to describeother 'beautiful' people...

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Words as they mean to me – Nice



Nice is a word that is used very often in our daily vocabulary and we end up using it to describe many things or situations. For example...

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Words as they mean to me – Volition



I was recently watching one of the many popular 'Judge' shows ie. Judge Judy, Judge Matthew...who knows, we may end up with a judge similar to the famous cartoon character Judge Dredd...

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Words as they mean to me – Continuation, Abruption



Now, here are two words that mean exactly the opposite of each other. Continuation by defintion means the process of carrying something forward or to remain in a particular state without any 'abruption'...

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The technology game – who wins and who loses?



The technology companies of today are in one of the toughest markets that they have ever witnessed intheir entire existence. Why... because the rate at which devices come to market and becomes obsoletehas increased tremendously in the last decade...

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What’s wrong with Ubuntu 10.10?



There is a lot to like and hate about the latest version of the Ubuntu OS (10.10). If you are a developer like myself, you are unlikely to find the new interface to be of any particular use. It took me no time to revert back to the Gnome Classic interface...

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