Posts tagged with " hardware"

Hardware Review: Jaybird JB-200 Stereo Bluetooth Headset

Tuesday, 17/03/2009 ≅08:30 ©brainycat

Jaybird JB-200
Stereo Bluetooth headphones
Jaybird's website
amazon.com

I received the JB-200 headphones about a week ago, and I've been listening to them every day since. I wanted a pair of A2DP stereo headphones that were light, unobtrusive and not likely to fall out or bounce around while excercising. I've previously had the Motorola S9, and I didn't like them at all. The band across the back would catch on my collar and jam the earbuds toward the front of my skull, a singularly less than pleasant sensation. Also, they made a clicking noise every 4 seconds. I know it's not my blackberry, because other headphones didn't click.

After looking around on the web, I found the Jaybird JB-200. Marketed towards the mobile, excercising crowd, these were billed as the most unobtrusive, secure, waterproof bluetooth headphones available. I checked out some of the reviews, found that people generally liked them a lot,  so I bought a pair. Piqued? Read on...



LinuxMint – Liveboot try before you buy

Tuesday, 10/06/2008 ≅14:06 ©admin

After years of using slackware through it’s various stages, I came to a point where it wasn’t meeting my needs anymore. I bought a refurb ThinkPad T-30 with a p6 1.8G/.5GB RAM. Output is handled by the ATI Radeon 7500/16MB driving a 1400×1050 LCD. For a console junkie like me, this is heady stuff. I [...]