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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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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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Dell HackBook Media Keys Working

March 13th, 2009

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After reading up on some information from Google and InsanelyMac, I decided to take a dive into getting the media keys working myself and now I’m writing about my success and how you too can get s to play nice with your touch sensitive media keys on the Dell Inspiron 1525. For this tutorial, we’re […]

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