Archive for the ‘The Apple Kool-Aid’ Category

OS X Finder Hacking

Monday, July 24th, 2006

Lifehacker had a nice little tip today on showing how to show hidden files within finder. Showing hidden files is as easy (if not immediately guessable) as entering these two lines into a terminal window: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE killall Finder (to hide files just change the TRUE to FALSE) Knowing that ...

OSX Update Broke my Bluetooth

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

There was a flurry of OS X updates today, including updates for bluetooth. After the required restart OSX wanted to update the firmware on the bluetooth (click for a full-size photo). All it would do is cycle between searching for a bluetooth device, and then preparing to upgrade ...

…But dan Will

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

Someone's got to make crazy Apple predictions, damnit! And if Mike's not gunna step up to the plate... Dan's Super-Accurate Prediction Number One: A bluetooth-enabled iPod and bluetooth ear buds. Yeah Yeah Yeah, Apple released two new iPods just a few months ago, but don't you think that video iPod ...

Mossberg Likes My Computer

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Walt Mossberg, the big daddy of tech writers, wrote in a recent column that... We've been testing this new iMac, and our verdict is that it's the gold standard of desktop PCs. To put it simply: No desktop offered by Dell or Hewlett-Packard or Sony or Gateway can match the new ...

Review: iMac G5 (iSight)

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

As promised, after speeding a few days with my new computer, I am now ready to sling a little review your way. Lets just get right to it shall we? How fast is it? Coming from a G4 933 iBook, the G5 (1.9 Ghz) in this last revision of the iMac ...

Can’t Delete Videos in iTunes

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

I've got a few videos in iTunes that I don't want any longer. When I want to get rid of a podcast that I've listened to I can either drag it to the trash or right-click and select 'clear'. In the 'Videos' section of iTunes (for the mac) neither of ...

The iMac Has Landed

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005

My new iMac G5 has arrived. Thats the good news. The bad news is that I can't play with it today (I'm at work), tonight (I have plans) or tomorrow (Work again). But tomorrow night! Thats when the magic happens. And since I have noticed ...

Are PowerPC Macs Down To Their Last Four Years?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

Now that I have just plunked down some currency and bought one of the new iMacs, what do you say we start a discussion and see how depressed I can make myself (with some help from you)? According to Chris Adamson, Apple computers purchased today have about a four ...

Apple’s New iMac: Released or Not?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

I've got a gripe with Apple. Yes, its true, I have found fault with his Steveness and his kingdom. My gripe is: When you release a new product...actually release it. I have been trying to get my hands on a new 17" iMac with the Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. ...

Apple Remote: Battery Replaceable or Not?

Monday, October 24th, 2005

As I semi-patiently wait for my local Apple stores to get in the new 17" iMac (with Bluetooth keyboard and mouse), I've been trying to find a good review of the new features and get any info from people that are lucky enough to already have one of them in ...