Tag: Mac

Writing Journal: Day 11

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What does your writing folder look like? By ‘writing folder’, I mean whatever you use to organize your writing.  It can be paper books or pads, typed pages, old floppy discs, iomega zip discs, cd’s, dvd’s – even tape recordings.…

Faxiophiles

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Faxiophiles I’ve been around computers and technology for as long as I can remember. I cut my teeth on the Apple Color Computer II, then the TRS-80 (Trash80) from Radio Shack. I recall BASIC and DOS, played Pong, the Nintendo…

Podcast: Episode 5

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Episode #5: All Things from My Brain In the fifth episode of the All Things From My Brain podcast, I talk about the Palm Pre losing it’s iTunes sync functionality, how India plans to issue biometric ID cards to its…

Podcast: Episode 2

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Episode 2 Show notes and links Tech Update iPhone 3GS sales/news: Wall Street Journal  http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20090622-710455.html Information Week: http://www.informationweek.com/news/personal_tech/iphone/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=218100710 NY Times Online: http://gadgetwise.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/25/the-real-cost-of-an-iphone-3gs/ Apple Insider: http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/09/06/22/12_of_early_iphone_3g_buyers_report_ditching_their_blackberry.html Kindle News The Atlantic: http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/rethinking_the_kindle.php Gear Diary: http://www.geardiary.com/2009/06/19/kindles-drm-rears-its-ugly-head-and-it-is-ugly/ Games Mass Effect: http://www.macworld.com/article/141325/2009/06/masseffectgalaxy.html?lsrc=rss_main Cnet: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-10270870-17.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20 Penny…

New thing I did – A Podcast

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So. Guess what I did this weekend? I created a podcast!! I decided that I have a face fit for radio… Or Podcasting… Anyway, spent the weekend working on this – hoping that I’ve worked the kinks out and it’ll…

A Mac virus vs. a Windows virus

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So.  Big news on the net this week; Mac’s have a malware program running around the Internet. Die hard Mac haters are cheering.  “See,” they say in a chorus of sneering.  “Mac’s aren’t so safe after all!  You can get…

Rant: Mac vs. PC

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Microsoft is running these cute new commercials offering to pay for a laptop for some twenty-something who is computer shopping, if they can find what they want for under $1000.  The point of the piece is to highlight the difference…

Warcraft

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Well, to quote Michael Corleone: Just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in. My trip to Blizzcon rekindled my interest in the World of Warcraft, among other games.  I’ve been doing a good job of balancing…