Occassioinally I will be asked why am I a Mac user. The main reason of course is I want a computer that just plain works when I am home. My day job is spent fixing (or doing a nasty workaround) for the latest bug in Microsoft Windows. The last thing I ever want to do […]
Check out the latest update to Google Earth. You can now view the sky. Galaxies, stars, etc….you name it, sky has it. Google rocks.
I learned an important lesson today. About a week ago, a person I know asked me where they could get antivirus protection for free on their computer. Due to budget constraints, they weren’t willing to buy any of the common antivirus products. Being the type of person I am (always trying to help those with […]
Ever wanted a quick and easy way to remote control your Mac (or PC for that case) from any Internet connection? Try out LogMeIn.com. Fantastic service, secure, it is free, and works great. I have mine setup to remote into my home Mac and my family’s computers. Only downside is now I can’t use the […]
Those of you who have read my blog know how long I have been searching for the perfect backup solution. Specifically, one that allows me to do easy off-site backups. Mozy now has a Mac version (they also have a Windows version) and I installed it last night. They offer 2GB of space for free, […]
I have to admit, even though I am rapidly heading towards a Windows Free Home ™, I am quite intrigued by Microsoft’s Windows Home Server. It is the exact product I have had floating around in my head for quite some time, an easy way to store all of your home’s data in a central […]
I am trying out this thing called Twitter. Feel free to add me as a friend. It is a neat concept. Think of IM crossed with a blog crossed with Facebook. Simplicity at its best.
Some random stuff that I have been meaning to write about: What is up with the weather? Tonight it is going hit -2 degrees according to weather.com and my morning commute looks like it will be in the 4 degree range. It is so cold that my stereo system in my car takes a few […]
Fellow geeks today probably know that Microsoft has released the long awaited “iPod-killer”, aka the Zune. Already there is two big issues Microsoft has to overcome in my above statement: Geeks know about the Zune, but not the average music listener. I just asked my fiancee if she knows what a Zune is. She gave […]
Just now I was catching up on some articles posted on Digg and stumbled across an interesting one: How to Prepare for a Stolen Mac. Most of the tips apply to any computer, Mac or PC, so it should be a good article for anyone to read. This has been something that has been bothering […]