First Look: Lenovo Yoga 900


I recently picked up a Lenovo Yoga 900, fully loaded. It has the i7 2.5 GHz processor, 16GB RAM and a 512GB SSD.

So far, I’ve wiped it and did a fresh install of Windows 10, got it all updated and ready to go, then ran some benchmarks.

For performance, the Yoga 900, is good… It’s not breaking any benchmark world records, but in real-world use, it’s quite responsive and snappy.

I also really like the look and feel of the Yoga, with a couple exceptions… The touchpad feels a little, for lack of a better word, cheap. It’s clicky and semi-responsive, it just doesn’t have an awesome feel to it. Also, the “clicks” leave a little be desired. It definitely works, just not in love with the track pad. Also, the border around the screen… there is a good ½” of border around the screen. I’m not sure why they did that, but, it would have been nice to have a little less bezel.

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The Gun Range – North Highlands, CA


I recently had the opportunity to attend an event taking place at The Gun Range in North Highlands, CA (right outside of Sacramento, CA). This was more or less a low key “open house” event for the shop where they had some vendors come in to show case some of their products, and gave the shop the opportunity to outline some of the services and amenities that they offer. More on all of that to follow…

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First Look: Inter Ordnance (IO Inc)

Inter Ordnance - HQ

I recently had the pleasure of attending a factory tour and product demo for Inter Ordnance (IO), located in Palm Bay, Florida.

If you haven’t heard of Inter Ordnance, or IO Inc., they manufacture various models of AK-47s, AR-15s, a couple variations of 1911s and are working on more… Many of their AR/AK variations are 100% American made, with some having a combination of Domestic and Imported parts (mostly imported furniture).
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