Archive for the 'Commentaries' Category

Which Mac For The Blogger

Monday, August 21st, 2006

Glenn Wolsey has an interesting article on which Mac is right for the blogger. Well looky what we have here, it seems that our very own Darren Rowse is featured in this article. The lucky Mr. Rowse uses a Powermac G5 with a 23″ Cinema display as well as a Powerbook G4 for when he’s […]

WWDC 2006: Afterthoughts

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

It’s 3 a.m. and I’m lying in bed. For the first time in my life I’ve fallen asleep, keyboard in my chest. I stayed up late last night to monitor Steve Job’s keynote speech to open WWDC 2006. Our local Mac Users Group set up a chat room where a dozen or so members converged […]

WWDC Fever

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

With only a few days shy of opening day for WWDC, a lot of Apple fans are in feverish anticipation. While the WWDC is aimed at developers even the non-developers are excited. Why? Apple uses events like this to announce and preview products.
WWDC 2005 was focused on the transition to Intel processors. No new products […]

Apple Dismantles Forum Staff

Monday, July 31st, 2006

AppleInsider reports that Apple has dismantled its forum staff after evaluating the value of the user discussion boards. This has marked a significant decline in the quality of the discussions in the board. For a the full report visit AppleInsider’s article.
I’m really sorry to hear about this. I believe that a user discussion board is […]

Should Microsoft even mention it?

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

You know if I were Microsoft, I’d stick to the plan of JUST CREATING a kick-ass device that could play music, allow you to download songs from the Internet and have some community sharing feature. Yes, I’ll have a white version and that wheel thing too. I’ll even make the screen bigger!
Then I’d call […]

What Happens When You Use Your Laptop Too Much…

Monday, July 17th, 2006

Well… I work from home. I have a small home office in one of the rooms of our condo. 3  to 4 people work there at a time. I’ve been working in our living room couch for the past year due to space constrictions and some other factors. Recently we decided to remodel the home […]

How The Adium Icon Came To Be

Friday, July 7th, 2006

For all you mac heads that have been using Adium (I’m one of them), there’s an interesting post at Phil Ryu’s blog. He interviews Adam Betts on how he created the now iconic Adium Duck. They talk about the icon’s past, present and future.
Sometimes we take for granted how things came to be. Icons included. […]

Apple Favoring Parallels Over Boot Camp?

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

TUAW reports that in Apple’s Get A Mac page they mention Parallels instead of Boot Camp as the option for running Windows XP on your Mac. Does this mean that Apple is favoring virtualization over dual booting? Well.. in my opinion it’s still early to decide.
Of course virtualization on paper should be the better choice. […]

Apple’s Market Share Will Get Bigger

Friday, June 16th, 2006

Arik Hesseldahl of BusinessWeek Online writes that he sees Apple’s world wide market share growing. He cited Charles Wolf of Needham and Co.’s analysis that by 2011 Apple’s world wide share would have grown to 5% from a dismal 1.9% in 2005.
Do I agree with this article? Yes! I do think however that this number […]

Virtual Tour

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006

What do you get when you add a MacBook, Airport Express and a friend living halfway across the world? The answer: a virtual tour.
That’s exactly what happened today when one of my good friends living in New York just bought a Mac. A MacBook to be exact. Her Sony Vaio gave way and I convinced […]