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HP Chromebox CB1-020 Desktop (Smoke Silver)
HP Chromebox CB1-020 Desktop (Smoke Silver)
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37 used & new from $139.49

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars celeron is great on chromeOS and this box is quiet, August 14, 2014
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The price is right. With some light hacking you can browse a windows network. 2GB ram is not an issue. celeron is great on chromeOS. glad i did not waste $ rebuilding/repairing my desktop PC (windows). It is as quiet as a regular desktop PC.


iCarpus Stand for iPhone (3, 4, 4s, 5) iPod, Samsung Galaxy (s2, s3, s4) and More - Mount - Graphite
iCarpus Stand for iPhone (3, 4, 4s, 5) iPod, Samsung Galaxy (s2, s3, s4) and More - Mount - Graphite

5.0 out of 5 stars with the nexus S, May 11, 2012
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This stand is quality. Durable plastic well built. Good for landscape and portrait orientations. I use it with the Nexus S 4G. Very Portable.


ASUS Transformer TF300 T-B1-BL 10.1-Inch 32 GB Tablet (Blue) 2012 Model
ASUS Transformer TF300 T-B1-BL 10.1-Inch 32 GB Tablet (Blue) 2012 Model
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73 used & new from $96.00

41 of 46 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The almost perfect 10" Android ICS Tablet, May 5, 2012
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The almost perfect 10" Android ICS Tablet.

I received the Blue, 32GB, TF300 - April 25, 2012.

I have spent the last 10 days looking for flaws. They are hard to find, especially at this price.

Performance:
It's a great ICS performer. Quick browsing. App switching is quick. In summary: no performance issues. Paid US$400 for a well performing tablet. Suspect software updates from ASUS will only improve performance.

HW Features:
When hinged with the dock, the audio cable is plugged into the top of the tablet. This is not ideal considering the tablet is top heavy and prone to upset. The audio cable does not help. Would like to have an 3.5mm audio output at the bottom of the tablet or on the optional dock. This is really a dock complaint. But at $380-$400, who can complain?

MicroSD is great for loading Gigabytes of Movies and Music.
Get the Dock for the full-size USB connector..great for USB memory sticks.

I don't like the charging connector. ASUS should have used USB, at both ends, for charging.

Software:
Firmware update was happening just minutes after connecting to my WIFI. Bundled ASUS software is nice, not annoying like many packaged applications. ASUS cloud app, file manager and dock/tab battery widget are great. Stock launcher is okay, I recommend APEX or NOVA. The TF300 is stable. No random restarts. Some applications temporarily freeze with "[app name] is not responding" "Would you like to close it [wait or ok]?" I click wait and everything returns to normal. The application resumes. This is once a day with different applications. I will not remove a star for this. This is android, not IOS.

Build Quality:
The plastic back is solid and not slippery. The TF300 is a solidly-built device. Glass and metal are not the answer to build quality. It feels great. Dock will protect the screen when not in use. You don't need gorilla glass.

WIFI and GPS:
Excellent reception. No problems to report. WIFI signal strength is the best i have seen in a device.

Display:
This display is bright enough. I don't understand why you would want a brighter display.

Audio:
What you would expect from a tablet's tight packaging. I use headphones or my Tivoli. If there is nothing behind the tablet to reflect the rear-facing speaker sound, you lose a lot of volume. No stereo effect...

On-Screen Keyboard:
ASUS kybd...It works fine. I use swiftkey.

The Keyboard Dock:
Get it. Key layout is amazing. The top row is a set of very useful function keys like turn-off-touchpad, brightness, volume, etc. It includes FULL Size USB, SDcard. Battery is nice to have. Top heavy....not bothered by this.

Battery:
With the dock battery and tablet battery...tablet in green mode with brightness turned down...browsing/reading 15 hours easy. With the dock, this TRANSFORMER is heavier than I expected. 15 Hours of Battery=Heavy. I am okay with this trade-off.

Price:
Considering Performance and Features. $380-$400 can't be beat.
At this price, it's a 5-Star device with the minor flaws.

PROS:
Price
Performance
Flexibility
Stability (no random restarts)
Build Quality
MicroSD, MicroHDMI, USB(w/dock), SDcard(w/dock)
ICS (shipped with) and close to Vanilla ICS
Flash Video support
ASUS Cloud Storage
ASUS applications
(Optional) KYBD Dock: Excellent Design and Quality

CONS:
non-USB charging connector (at the tablet end of the cable)
too high placement of 3.5mm audio output (when used with dock)
audio: mono rear-facing speaker
no camera flash
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Lexar LJDSEP8GBASBNA JumpDrive Secure II Plus 8 GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive
Lexar LJDSEP8GBASBNA JumpDrive Secure II Plus 8 GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Works on x64 Win7. No problems., October 28, 2011
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Works on x64 Win7. No problems. The cover might get lost. Other than that I don't see any problems. It is hard to write a review for such a simple device.


Bodum Bistro 34-Ounce Cordless Electric Water Kettle, Black
Bodum Bistro 34-Ounce Cordless Electric Water Kettle, Black

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect !, April 7, 2011
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Perfect performance. Shutoff works. Have used it 10+ times so far....no problems. Exactly what I was looking for. smart design.


Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2003 in 21 Days (2nd Edition)
Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Visual Basic .NET 2003 in 21 Days (2nd Edition)
by Steve Holzner
Edition: Paperback
Price: $44.74
102 used & new from $0.01

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars comprehensive, October 27, 2005
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chapter on OOP is great for beginners.

most comprehensive vb.net book that i have read.

...and this is book #12 in my collection.


Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Platform: An Advanced Guide
Visual Basic .NET and the .NET Platform: An Advanced Guide
by Andrew Troelsen
Edition: Paperback
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3.0 out of 5 stars not for me ., October 27, 2005
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examples are not great.

they need to be more practical.

book seems to be written for people with COM experience.

lingo used throughout the book assumes you have been "OOP-ing" in another language.

C++ coders wanting to transition to VB.NET would appreciate this book.


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