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Tim Dachtera / Android

Social Etiquette

As I was laying in bed trying to fall asleep near 11pm, I got a text message from a friend.  It got me to thinking what time is an acceptable time to send a text or call at night, and when is it too late? I understand that if you are in an emergency, you're entitled to call anyone you think will pick up a phone, but on a weeknight, when people have to be up...

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Delicious DROID FroYo Quick Review

[caption id="attachment_570" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="photo from androidforums.com"][/caption] After patiently waiting for the newest release of the Android OS for my Moto DROID (lets not forget the many rumored and canceled releases for 2.1) I just had to track down the udpate vs. wait for the 47MB OTA update to come at some unknown time starting on or after August 3. A quick Google search brought me to a familiar place, androidforums.com. I snapped up the download,...

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DROID ~ The First 48 Hours

[caption id="attachment_546" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Photo by Tim Dachtera"][/caption] I've been eagerly awaiting the switch to the DROID coming at the end of March, however Friday morning I woke up to an ailing Crackberry. Having the TAC insurance plan, and pointing out my New every Two plan was due for renewal in two weeks, I asked about just pushing that date to Friday, vs. getting another new Curve on VZW's dime. The agreed to this...

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Spitfire work

I figured as long as its too chilly to drive the G-RAFFE, I'd spend a little time working on it. While I had hoped for a body-off restore this winter, it's not really in the cards, so I decided to put on the new parts I had aquired; new visors and a dashtop. I still have hopes this winter to replace the badly sagging leaf spring, and redo the seats. I shall see how...

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Too early for a Monday.

While I may have been woken up by MilesTheDog being ill at 3:30, it gave me a chance to get up and go for a walk, mainly due to a saturation of fresh smelly spray that made my nose stand on end. The upshot, I get to put in a 10 hour day, no traffic to compete with and I have a whole parking ramp to myself. How is your Monday going so far? ...

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Morning Project

Setting up 11 workstations for training next week. I even went overboard and had work buy gaffers tape to hold all the wires down, but its a better solution than duct tape. Also enjoyed the Chipotle as always, seeing as it is Friday. ...

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the G-RAFFE is out

I shall kick off the second nice day of the Spring season with a car pic. The Triumph is out, washed and aired up the tires. Looking forward to using it this weekend! ...

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Photodump so far

A few photos from our trip so far. Pretty nice hotel suite, drinking from Pryex, some family and out rental (new MX6) ...

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