Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Apple: You can service it with a wooden stick

Direct from the Apple Service Guide for a PowerMac
Screw a cup hook into the center of the remaining rivet and holding onto the hook, rock the rivet back and forth until you work it out of the heatsink cover. Note: You may find it useful to insert a wooden stick into the hook to help pull out the rivet.
Yeah, they suggest you use a "wooden stick" while servicing the computer.

Saturday, February 20, 2010


It exceeds your ability to understand how it works and thus is magical...

Wow... I think I just got another reason not to buy this thing.

Apple is a lot like the "bad boy". They talk down to you and so you want them more. Unless you're smart... but hey, let's be honest.. you're not smart. You're an end user.

Apple: Think what we tell you to.

Monday, February 8, 2010


First day at the new job was great :)

Monday, February 1, 2010

Firefox will burn...

Another great feature Chrome now has is the ability to add extensions (Firefox users, why are you still using Firefox?)

I've got a short list of my favorite extensions so far...

Google Mail Checker - Version: 3
Displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox.
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Google Reader Notifier (by Google) - Version: 1.1
Displays the number of unread items in your Google Reader account. Clicking can show a preview popup or open your Reader account.
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Google Share Button - Version:
Use the Share extension to share webpages via your social networks, email and blogs.
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Google Chrome hits another home run

Seriously, the new bookmark sync feature is awesome. I've never been happier to have sold my soul to Google.