Tag Archives: Apple

Migration to android

I can’t take it anymore!  The iPhone’s new user interface is just too stark and bland and thin.  I had a long chat with an Apple employee about the philosophical reasons behind the abandonment of skeuomorphics.  The newest Mac OS is sporting a flattened and bland interface as well and no theme settings or adjustments. […]

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Le Havre for the iPad

I’ve been waiting for this game to hit iPad for a while now.  I tried it out at the Bookery Boardgame Club in Fairborn a while back and it’s a great game.  The board game version has a ton of pieces, go figure–it was made by the designer who did Agricola.  Lot’s of little chits, […]

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Microsoft Surface: All about the ecosystem

So the new Microsoft Surface product was announced on Monday. It’s a hybrid tablet-laptop and it looks really cool. Lot’s has been written about it and the wars between iFaithful and MicroSofties are breaking out in post comments all over the web. My opinion is that Microsoft has a chance to build an ecosystem with […]

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Apple refunds my Lion purchase

I filed a trouble ticket with the Apple App store reguarding my purchase of Lion and my plan to return to Snow Leopard. Apple has said they will return my money for Lion since I was dissatisfied and won’t be using the software. Well done Apple. Your customer service is good. Too bad your marketing […]

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Apples ends its “it just works” philosophy with Lion

Many users are regretting their decision to upgrade their Apple computers to the new MacOS 10.7 (a.k.a. Lion) Apple has removed support for some key features which causes programs to stop working. Of course Apple doesn’t tell you that there is a risk of lost functionality until AFTER Lion is installed and it creates a […]

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WWDC 2011, not so exciting after all

Apple’s WWDC keynote gave Steve Job’s the opportunity to show off the new MacOS X, the new iOS and the iCloud service, none of which seem to be all that exciting.  I was left with more questions than answers after the show.  Here’s just a few of them: If Lion is a download only install […]

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April Fools 2011

It’s April Fool’s day.  Here’s the funniest thing I’ve seen so far:    

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Macjournal for iPad is out!

It’s finally here. I’ve been waiting for some time to get macjournal on my iPad. I use the mac version of MJ a lot i tried the iPhone version but the keyboard was too small to make long notes. I had been taking notes in the iPad note app but without folders it turned into […]

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iOS update

Well here goes, I’m starting the iOS upgrade on my iPhone 3G.  Let’s see how it goes.  I don’t expect any big trouble, but I’ve had my share of upgrade troubles this week already…

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Wifi fix for Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard

As many other Unibody Macbook Pro users with Snow Leopard have experienced, I too have had fairly poor WiFi connectivity. One suggestion is to boot into 32 bit mode. I normally boot into the 64 bit kernel and during a recent trip I only had access to a hotel’s 802.11b network. In 64bit mode I […]

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