Wife and I did our taxes last weekend. Really like how much we are getting back. My dad also had a HP Envy Touch Slimbook that he gave me, needed a new HDD. So I put my 250GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD in it. Won’t run much for games, but it is a much nicer laptop than the Lenovo I was using (i5 vs i3, weighs less, etc). No DVD drive in it, but I can survive without that for a while. Eventually, one will be on sale at Amazon and I’ll pick it up. I’d get a BluRay burner, but they still cost an arm and a leg, maybe a reader though.
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I decided to change out the theme on my site. Even though I’ve always had a PC at home, classic Mas OS holds a special place in my heart since it’s what my elementary and high school had growing up.
Just got our insurance plans/premiums for next year. They are super expensive but I cannot blame my employer, I definitely blame our government for it.
Amazon Prime Day is coming July 12th. If you do not have Prime, it is a great time to sign up. My wife and I have it and in addition to the free 2 day shipping, we stream a lot of video and our son loves his Free Time 🙂
I have decided to do some Android development for the fun of it again. So far its going well, even have Jenkins setup to build automagically for me (just because I can). Working on a project for my wife and so far its turning out very well, couple more things I need to worry about doing but I think she will be happy with the end result.
Well, MN law states that heat doesn’t have to be turned on before October 15th. That means since it is getting down to the high 20s at night it gets very cold in my apartment. Wife and I have resorted to using a space heater to keep our son’s room warm enough so he will sleep through the night.
I rebuilt my dad’s computer over the weekend. He went from an AMD Phenom II X2 550BE (running as an X4) to an Intel Haswell Pentium dual core, AsRock B85 Pro4 motherboard, 4x2GB DDR3 DIMMs, Intel 530 240GB SSD round out the new parts. I think I did pretty good on cable management considering his case doesn’t have anything for cable management in it.