Solid state drives finally got cheap enough to tempt me to buy one. But my quandary was this: my old hard drive contained 700+ gigabytes of data, while the new SSD only can accommodate 64 gigabytes. I figured it out; … Continue reading
“Whatever man builds, all of man’s industrial efforts, all his computations and calculations, all the nights spent working over draughts and blueprints, invariably culminate in the production of a thing whose sole and guiding principle is the ultimate principle of … Continue reading
I’ll let you in on a little secret. Aperture lets you take photos that look like this and turn them into photos that look like this.
I spent a couple hours today fighting with Linux update clients for OpenDNS and DNS-o-matic (dnsomatic.com). I tried three update clients: inadyn, ddclient, and finally update-dnsomatic. I couldn’t figure out why I kept getting authentication errors like “401 Unauthorized” and … Continue reading
I couldn’t find a concise explanation anywhere on how the AT&T data pricing plans for iPad work when you run out of data. Two phone calls to AT&T have cleared it up for me. So here goes: You sign up … Continue reading
I have successfully upgraded the hard drive in a 2010 Mac Mini. The process wasn’t a trivial one, but wasn’t an especially complex one. First, note that as of this writing (August 2010), the largest-capacity hard drive that you can … Continue reading
To set up iChat with your Facebook buddy list, you need to do this: * Create a new Jabber account. Go to iChat menu, then Preferences, then the plus sign. The “Account Setup” window will appear. * Select “Jabber” as … Continue reading