I just placed an order for a laptop stand called the iLap. It has gotten stellar reviews everywhere I have looked, including one from Alex King. Why am I getting this? While my Macbook by no means is burning hot, it does get very warm and sometimes toasty. Forget about putting it on your lap […]
A little late on the first installment of the the Great Mac Browser Test. For a little over a week, the lone web browser I used was Safari, in an attempt to give it an honest try without switching to other browsers. Here are a list of great benefits I discovered using Safari: Safari is […]
Recently I couldn’t get a printer connected to my Macbook to work on a Windows XP Home computer. The XP Home computer kept asking for a username and password every time the XP Home computer would reboot, without a way to save it for future use (thanks Microsoft). I found a drop-dead solution that I […]
A week ago the Windows machine decided that it was a good time for its hard drive to die. I lucked out and was able to get the data off of the drive before it passed the point of no return. Since then, I have worked hard on implementing a nightly backup strategy for both […]
I have decided to embark on a test of epic proportions. For the next month, I am going to use exclusively one web browser per week on my Mac. At the end of each week, I will do a write-up on my experiences with the web browser I used, the pros/cons, and whether I would […]
One of the neatest Dashboard widgets I have come across is EasyEnvelopes. EasyEnvelopes allows you to easily print envelopes. It even integrates with your Address Book. Way cool.
So last night at around midnight, Katie’s Toshiba laptop (which was my laptop until I switched to Macs full-time back in April) decided to freeze and give a very nice blue screen. I should have wrote it down, but the blue screen looked really really bad. As if something was wrong with one of the […]
Some random thoughts from the past week: Brought my Macbook over to the Genius Bar at the Salem Apple Store and after some tests, both of us agreed that the Superdrive needed to be replaced. He said they would order the parts and in 3-5 business days they will give me a call to schedule […]