It seems the Barnes & Noble Nook is becoming the ‘Little Tablet that could’. We found another project that uses the original Nook Color that has been rooted and is running a full version of Android. In this project the tablet has been mounted in a Jeep Wrangler and even has a docking port so you can remove the unit without having to deal with all the individual plugs. This opens up many possibilities – Navigation, email, engine monitoring, OBD II code reading and much more. Read more
In this repair guide we will be repairing the Samsung SyncMaster 225BW 22″ LCD monitor that has a failing power supply. This model monitor uses the IP-45130A power supply board. Typical symptoms of a power supply failure are no power, flashing power light and no display, slow to show picture or a white screen. The repair will involve replacing the capacitors on the power supply board. Read more
Thanks for helping us grow this year and be hope you will come back in 2012. We will be adding much more content this coming year including additional repair information on monitors, Laptops, Desktops and printers as well as new product reviews and updates.
The Dell Inspiron 1525 and 1526 laptops have a strange design issue. If you have one of these units that will not boot up this may be the solution. Check out the status lights, if the num lock is on solid and the caps lock and scroll lock lights are flashing then the CMOS battery needs to be replaced. Read more