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Widget of the moment

February 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Widget of the moment · Mac, Xbox

Frequent visitors here know that I spend a bit of time on Xbox Live. Since I almost exclusively play with folks I know, making game time happen can be a bit like herding cats. If I’m not actually using the Xbox, the only way I can tell if I am missing out on something is […]

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Anyone’s guess

January 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Anyone’s guess · Computers, Mac, Windows

Watching a large network copy on a Windows XP workstation. Estimated time remaining ranges from a low of 60 seconds to 43 minutes. Keep in mind this is near the end of the copy, so there’s lots of data to make the estimate from.This to me points out the difference, in general, between the Mac […]

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Cooking with silicon

July 18th, 2006 · Comments Off on Cooking with silicon · Mac, Reviews

If you have a modern laptop, then you probably know how hot they can get. My new MacBook Pro, while a delightful machine, can only be used on the lap for about ten or fifteen minutes before I can detect the faint smell of bacon coming from my thighs. I had given Conny View definition in a new window a Laptop […]

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The end is near, again!

December 29th, 2004 · Comments Off on The end is near, again! · Computers, Mac

John Dvorak, who gets paid to write outrageous technology speculation, is once again predicting Apple is doomed. I’m not sure which school of prognostication he subscribes to: Chicken Little or the Stopped Clock Theory. But in a recent article he spouts: As of December 2004, the Mac share as measured by online activity is 2.7 […]

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Going full circle

October 18th, 2004 · Comments Off on Going full circle · Mac

When I converted to OS X, I gave the Apple Mail client a go. Since there was no Outlook Express for OS X, the choices for free, decent email clients was limited. When I got my hands on Office X, I was happy to switch to Entourage. The four reasons at the time were: Limitations […]

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