Tag Archives: 1525

Maximizing your battery’s life cycle

November 5th, 2011

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Admit it: the Inspiron 1525 is an aging laptop. For many of you, it’s probably pushing its third year. Laptop batteries, much like most Dell laptops, only have a 1-year life expectancy. After that first year, their capacity begins to slowly decrease. For anyone still using the original battery, I laud you; mine stopped holding […]

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Hardware Mod: Upgrading your Wireless Card- How To

November 7th, 2010

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**This is Part 2 of the “Upgrading your Wireless Card” guide and is continued from part 1. Part 1 explains the benefits of upgrading your wireless card while part 2 is simply a How To.** This post was delayed by about 10 months due to¬†forgetfulness¬†and procrastination. My apologies for the delay, though I believe many […]

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Hardware Mod: Adding a second Hard Drive to my Inspiron 1525

September 1st, 2010

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That’s right, I’ve added a second Hard Drive. But you’ve got to read on to find out how.

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Hardware Mod: Spray painting my Inspiron 1525 bezel black

June 29th, 2010

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Recently, user Alexander Brown decided to mod his 1525 by painting his bezel black. Intrigued by this, I decided to follow Alexander’s example and paint my bezel black also. 4 coats of spray paint, one angry neighbor (I did it out behind my apartment complex), and 12 hours of drying later, I had a black […]

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Dell Inspiron 1525 Snow Leopard Hackintosh/Hackbook Pro Installation Guide!

September 4th, 2009

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Snow Leopard, Apple’s next OS in their lineup after Leopard, was recently released. Thanks to the widespread hackintosh development of Leopard, Snow Leopard can also be installed on your PC. Fortunately, this OS is quite easy to install (much easier than Leopard) and, for the first time on the 1525, we will be booting a […]

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