In February this year I changed the WLAN card of my Sony Vaio Pro 13 to improve the wireless signal. Unfortunately, the signal has not really got stronger than before. After several months of living with the weak signal, I finally found the time to investigate into the topic of changing the built-in wireless antenna […]
In late 2013 I purchased, a first generation Sony Vaio Pro 13 notebook. After using it for a little more than two years I can say that I am still really satisfied with it. Back in 2013 I decided to get the device with the following configuration: Intel Core i7 8GB RAM 256 GB SSD FHD […]
In October 2013 I decided to purchase a new computer. I was looking for a nice, fast, light computer which is capable of running multiple hours on battery. At the beginning I looked if I could get a device with some kind of hybrid on-board/dedicated graphic solution. At this time I saw once one of […]
As you may saw by having a look on my previous posts in my blog I do own a Toshiba Satellite R630 which I very similar to the Portege R700/705 and Dynabook R730. Nearly two weeks ago I decided to update at least my Satellite R630 running Windows 7 since the beginning to Windows 8. […]
In the last week I decided to exchange the hard disk of my Toshiba Satellite R630 against a solid state disk and use the old disk as external drive. Made a few pictures of the physical exchange and wrote some sentences about what I did to get the thin working. That’s the content of this […]
I do own a Toshiba Satellite R630 and I want to run Linux on it, because in common I do use Linux only since years and all the programs I use are Linux/Unix programs. I already tried to run the laptop with OpenSUSE 11.3 (64 bit) [see:Linux openSUSE on Toshiba Satellite R630/ Portege R705] but […]
After looking around I found out that Toshiba is offering a consumer version of the Portege R700 which belongs to the Satellite-Series the R630 (in the US it is the Portege R705). At the beginning I thought that the device looks similar and has similar specifications, but must be different regarding build quality and features. In the end I found out that the differences are quite small related to the physical device!