GADGETS & PERIPHERALS
What is That? It’s Portal, the Flexible Wearable Phablet!

Wearables are all the rage. Their main purpose is to provide a lot of the same functionality that a smartphone has, but with a bigger convenience factor. It makes one think, “Why not just wear your smartphone on your wrist?”. … Continue reading

KEYBOARD TRIM BEZEL
Dell Latitude E5440 Keyboard Trim Bezel Removal and Installation

BOTTOM BASE
Dell Latitude E5440 Bottom Base Removal and Installation

SPEAKER
Dell Latitude E5440 Speaker Removal and Installation

THE RED-HEADED GEEK SHOW
E79- Ello, Shellshock Bug, Artificial Kidney, What the Tech | Red Headed Geek Show

INVENTIONS & INNOVATIONS
Japanese Firm Aims to have Space Elevator Operational by 2050

When news first broke a couple of years ago that a Japanese company felt they had the capacity to build a space elevator in the coming years, I took it to be nothing more than a science fiction fantasy project. Surely, even with the vast developments that have been made in space technology, “The Final Frontier” would never be accessible via an elevator in my lifetime.

 

HELPFUL TIPS
We’re Being “Shellshocked” by a Bash Bug

Remember the Heartbleed bug back in April 2014? As a refresher, it was a security threat in the OpenSSL cryptography software. Now, another bug has risen up from the ashes just in time to freak us all out again. “Shellshock” is a newly discovered bug in Linux and Unix operating systems, and it's kind of scary in how easy it is to attack.

 

USB / NIC CIRCUIT BOARD
Dell Latitude E5440 USB / NIC Circuit Board Removal and Installation

Learn how to install and replace the USB / NIC Circuit Board on a Dell Latitude E5440 laptop. This will take you set by set through the complete installation and replacement process. A Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this replacement.

 

HEATSINK
Dell Latitude E5440 Heatsink Removal and Installation

This how-to guide shows the removal and installation of the Heatsink on the Dell Latitude E5440. A small Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this repair.

 

MOTHERBOARD
Dell Latitude E5440 Motherboard Removal and Installation

Learn how to install and replace the Motherboard on a Dell Latitude E5440 laptop. This will take you set by set through the complete installation and replacement process. A Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this replacement.

 

CPU FAN
Dell Latitude E5440 CPU Fan Removal and Installation

This how-to guide shows the removal and installation of the CPU Fan on the Dell Latitude E5440. A small Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this repair.

 

EXPRESS CARD CAGE
Dell Latitude E5440 Express Card Cage Removal and Installation

Learn how to install and replace the Express Card Cage on a Dell Latitude E5440 laptop. This will take you set by set through the complete installation and replacement process. A Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this replacement.

 

DC JACK
Dell Latitude E5440 DC Jack Removal and Installation

This how-to guide shows the removal and installation of the DC Jack on the Dell Latitude E5440. A small Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this repair.

 

USB / WIFI CATCHER
Dell Latitude E5440 USB / WiFi Catcher Removal and Installation

Learn how to install and replace the USB / WiFi Catcher on a Dell Latitude E5440 laptop. This will take you set by set through the complete installation and replacement process. A Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this replacement.

 

LCD HINGE RAIL
Dell Latitude E5440 LCD Hinge Rail Removal and Installation

This how-to guide shows the removal and installation of the LCD Hinge Rail on the Dell Latitude E5440. A small Phillips head screwdriver and a plastic scribe is needed for this repair.