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Brock “tekchip” Hatfield
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Attended Kirkwood Community College
Lives in Davenport, IA.
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Why does Google love wasted blank space? And why can't I have 3 columns of content on 1080p?
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+Jason Bouwmeester I haven't tried this on the new interface yet as I just got it today. But on the old one it worked every time.
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Not bad, Netflix is still not as good as it's web version but, what ya going to do?

Finally, some good-looking, useful Windows 10 apps.
Microsoft has made a big deal about its new Universal Apps for Windows 10. While some developers are slow to jump on the bandwagon, a few have developed new versions of their apps just for Windows 10, and they’re worth taking a look at.
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The most popular article on my blog is the how-to for installing +Blizzard Entertainment's Hearthstone on Linux found here To follow that up I've now provided instructions for running Heroes of the Storm on Linux. The beauty is that their so similar that if you follow these instructions you should simply be able to install Hearthstone from the launcher and go. This might even work for the other Blizzard games but I haven't tested those yet.

#linux   #heroesofthestorm   #videogames   #blizzard  
These instructions should allow you to install Blizzard Updater and Heroes of the Storm on Linux using Wine. From what I understand these instructions will allow some of the other Blizzard games to...
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Ah, the revival of Chromium. Haven't seen this around since Hexxeh’s Vanilla Chromium was a thing.
You don't need to buy a new computer to try out Google's sweet laptop OS.
If you haven’t used a Chromebook in a while, they’ve come a long way. But you don’t need to shell out cash for a new laptop just to run Chrome OS. You can install it on nearly any laptop with an application called CloudReady.
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PC Mustard Race
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Analyst David Cole reveals that PC game revenue now exceeds console game revenue on a global scale, with genres like the MOBA, the MMO, and the first person shooter leading the charge.
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+Brock Hatfield plus the SSD I got on Amazon day and a few pieces from my old PC. 
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This is hitting all the right notes. Video games and fantastic device!
Found the most amazing phone stand for my #Nexus6P  funny enough it's also a great representation of my relationship with +Google's   #Nexus  devices.

#gottacatchemall   #android  
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My buddy Pierre is doing an Extra Life charity stream tonight. Please stop by and consider donating! He's currently playing Fallout 3.

#extralife   #charity   #twitch   #videogames  
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Just got this bad boy in. Not bad for just $99. I can tell the time, walking and sleep tracking. Simple, that's all I really need.

#misfit   #wearables   #exercisemaybe  
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Yeah I've used that before. Nicely designed and it worked well, would still be nice to see them support the API thoigh. That's a very minor gripe and the only one I have with the Misfit devices. 
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This is how I start in to VR. I'm going to enjoy Sony's curated experiences. Once Rift and Vive and OSVR get their crap sorted and standardized then I'll jump in the deep end of VR on PC.
Get caught up on +PlayStation VR with this new trailer from +Sony! The footage confirms that they are still targeting the first half of 2016 for release. What VR games are you looking forward to most?

#PlayStation   #Sony   #PlayStationVR   #PS4  
PlayStation VR Trailer Features PS4 Release Window: With Paris Games Week behind us, PlayStation Europe has released a new PlayStation VR trailer, which focuses on the virtual reality unit's various features.
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Even more reason for the VR. I'm looking forward to stuff like The Walk. 
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Hey Google+ friends. I've got a laptop that I need to get sold. It's an Asus Q501LA. I'm asking $400+cost of shipping.

Windows 10, Core i5, 6GB Ram, 256GB Samsung 840 Evo and a 1080p IPS display. The laptop is gently used but in great shape. You can see full specs here

The only deficiency which is hardly noticeable is a slight curve to the bottom chassis. You can see it in the pics I provided. I think this is because one of the plastic support/connector struts in the bottom chassis has broken. It in no way causes problems with the function of the laptop.

The only reason I'm giving up this laptop is because it only comes with Intel integrated graphics and I needed a little more mobile gaming capability.

I'm an independent seller so I obviously can't provide a warranty so this is "as is". Payment through Paypal only. Please hit me up on G+ private message or Hangouts.

#FSBO #laptopget
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Self taught, highly motivated, always learning.
Life long geek hailing from Davenport, IA. I've worked at the likes of Xerox, Pearson, IBM and now Dell. I love technology especially Android, Video Games and Enterprise tech.
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OIF Campaign Medal, IBM Bravo! Award, Owner of a full set of 1982 Pacman Drinking Glasses
  • Kirkwood Community College
    Information Technology, 2005 - 2005
  • Scott Community College
    Information Technology, 2003 - 2003
  • US Army BCT, AIT, Ongoing Training
    Survival, Combat, Chaplain Assistant, 2006 - 2012
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Friends, Dating, A relationship, Networking
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tekchip, tekdealer, Big Scary
Collections Brock is following
Android rooting & rom-ing, Windows, VMware, Linux, PC/Server
    Administrator, 2013 - present
    Authenticate and authorize new sale listings. Moderate comments, answer customer inquiries, resolve disputes and report issues to management that cannot be resolved at the moderator level. Be bad ass like Ben.
  • FatHat
    Owner, 2013 - 2014
    Technology provider for several markets. Soon to be, and working on a piece of hardware for the mobile market.
  • QC Social Booth
    Co-Owner, 2013 - 2014
    Co-Owner and computer systems engineer for a new innovative photo booth entertainment company. Our photo booth is smaller, lighter, faster, more flexible and more socially connected than any other booth before it. We're available at a reasonable price for all occasions!
  • Dell
    Enterprise Linux Support Sr. Analyst, 2013 - 2013
  • IBM
    Server Support Technician, 2009 - 2012
  • Reach Global Networks
    Consultant, 2009 - 2009
  • US Army
    Specialist, 2006 - 2012
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Davenport, IA.
Oklahoma City, OK. - Dubuque, IA. - Um Qsar, Iraq - Omaha, NE. - Cedar Rapids, IA. - Fort Jackson, SC. - Iowa City, IA.
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Great facility. Some of the desk staff were tough to work with but most were fantastic.
Public - 4 months ago
reviewed 4 months ago
Pretty bog standard Walmart. Docked a star for being maybe too busy at times and not always being the cleanest Walmart. Staff seems friendly enough.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Delivery is reasonably fast. Food is always hot and fresh. Crust is somewhere between thin crust and a regular crust from Dominos or the like. The main difference is this crust is delicious. It seems to be a potato bread crust that is crispy on the outside and soft and airy inside.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Appeared to be a brand new Subway. Very clean and nice decour. Huge windows let you see the area around the restaurant. Staff was super friendly. Food was spot on. Price, well it's what you normally pay at a subway. Great experience all around!
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
9 reviews
Decent selection of books. Prices are rather high. The place also seems a little less organized that most other book stores. Over all not an amazing experience unless they happen to have a book you can't find elsewhere.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Very fast service. Despite their speed and intensity the staff is still very polite. I figured I'd see the usual, one, maybe two guys pull the car in pop the hood do their thing and roll on. In fact 3 or 4 people descended on my vehicle. The oil was changed but they also cleaned all the garbage out of my car, checked my lights and washed my windows. To top it off apparently I had dropped a dollar bill and they had tucked it neatly into my cup holder when they could have very well made off with it. Throw in a very neat and well kept waiting area with complementary coffee, snacks and a tv and it was a very, unexpectedly, pleasant visit. Every company should stop by Kwik Kar of Yukon to see how customer service is supposed to work. I'm moving back to Iowa can I take Kwik Kar with me!?
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Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Large clean laundromat. The equipment seems older but is well maintained and clean. Free wifi but you have to ask the attendant for the password. Prices are ok. $1.75 for a standard washer but only $0.75 for a huge dryer. If I find myself in need of a laundromat again this is where I'll head.
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago