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
If you use an iPhone at work, within an environment that includes Microsoft Windows and Exchange, you may have run into an issue when changing your Windows or Exchange password. If your network administrator forces you to change your login … Continue reading