Monthly Archives: May 2010

New Toy

Just before I went for a long walk on Sunday, I spotted a Mimaki CG-60 vinyl/cutter plotter on Trademe, just a few years old, and apparently little used. Bidding had started at $1100, but the reserve had not been reached and it

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Dropped laptop

Picked this one up yesterday afternoon, nice Sony Vaio laptop, which had been dropped off a chair while booted up. As would be expected, the hard disk was damaged, and the system partially booted into windows, then reset itself. Ran

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Free applications

I am currently studying at the local community college (Whitireia Polytechnic, Porirua), brushing up on my desktop publishing skills, in particular the design side of it. As part of the course we are learning to use the Adobe Creative Suite,

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