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New posts are coming... Also, Meetup!

I know. I know. I haven't posted in a while. There's been quite a bit going on lately so I've been a bit preoccupied. As a result though, I have several posts in the queue. In the next week or so (when I'm able to sit down and finish them) there'll be new posts about my switch over to Linux Mint (12 and 13) as my full time OS, my start down the path of 3D printer ownership, a kick ass stereo I backed/bought on Kickstarter, and last, but certainly not least, I"M ATTENDING GOOGLE I/O THIS YEAR!

That's quite a bit of writing, but I think I can handle it. We've reached the point on the project at work that I can go back to my preferred schedule (6a-3p) so I'll have some time in the afternoons to write these up. That coupled with the writers group meetup that I've begun attending should help these posts flow out like... something... that flows, i don't know, fast(?), not slow like cold maple syrup. Hey, I just started going, it's a work in p…

Galaxy Nexus Multimedia Dock

First off, I apologize for the delay. I've had some things come up, the least of which being my HDD crashing, and side projects have been pushed back and around a bit lately. Anyway, now on to what  you all came for: The Galaxy Nexus dock mod.







I started out with a standard, Samsung branded, Nexus S Multimedia Desktop Dock (Model: ECR-D1A3BEGSTA ). Inside this box is the dock itself, which is comfortably heavy so you don't have to worry about it sliding too much, and the power plug, which goes straight from a US wall outlet to a micro USB port, no standard 5V outlet on this one.

The first thing you'll notice is that there are no visible screws to remove to aid in its disassembly. This gives the dock a very nice, clean look and, unfortunately, also makes it a bit of a headache to get in to. Not to worry though, if you have a razor blade and some spudgers available you'll be in there in no time.

You'll begin by placing the razor blade into the small line between the i…