Not too long ago I posted an entry about a prototype iPhone4 case that doubled as a QWERTY keyboard. Well here is some good news for all you iPhone3GS and iPhone4 users, someone finally developed that prototype. The TK-421 iPhone Case with Flip-Out Keyboard is available through ThinkGeek.com for $49.99(US) + s/h. Unfortunately it won't work with any other model of iPhone, due to some Bluetooth comparability issues with earlier iPhones. Get more information, pictures, and a video from the link above.
My brothers Motorola DCT3416 died, and I figured I would attempt to fix it. I want to start out by saying I know very little about PVR's, other than somewhere buried inside is a standard computer hard drive. While dropping off the DCT3416, my brother informs me that it doesn't turn on, and that it makes this clicking noise. My first assumption is that the HD is corrupt and or damaged and preventing the machine from booting. Replacing the internal HD should produce a simple fix, so lets go about doing just that. Replacing the internal HD is going to be slightly more complicated than originally anticipated as the rear of the DCT3416 has 3 tamper proof/security screws, which I do not have a tool for. Instead I used a series of pliers, and 10 minutes later had all the screws removed. Here is what the tamper proof/security screws look like, once removed. I should add that there is also a plastic security tab, just above the IEEE 1394 jacks, which disintegrated when I attempted to