For those of you who love fast food joints, it is time to rejoice! The worst thing about ketchup with your fries is those silly little packets which test your patience when you try to open them. The people at Heinz have been listening and have recently release, in the US so far, the new "Dip & Squeeze" packet design for ketchup. Now you can easily tear off the cap and squeeze the package like the old design or you can peel back the foil and use it for dipping. If you want to test out this new humble product design, head down to the nearest Chick-fil-A on March 4, 2011 where you will get free fries between 2-4pm if you ask for ketchup.
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