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December 24th, 2007 - 10:52 pm § in Miscellaneous

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! written on my new iPod![...]

December 16th, 2007 - 5:25 pm § in Miscellaneous

Been a while

Well, it certainly has been a while since I have published anything to my blog, sorry for those two or three people who are checking it occasionally. I’ve had quite the busy last few weeks, and now that things are getting more settled, I’m going to start blogging here a bit more.[...]

November 14th, 2007 - 9:03 pm § in Personal

Quitting an addiction

So, its been a long time coming, but I think I’ve finally got my fill of WoW (World of Warcraft). A few weeks ago I decided that I was finished and that I’d just let my account run out. As of today, it has now expired and I believe I’m now free of an addiction. […][...]

November 12th, 2007 - 10:25 am § in Miscellaneous

The Day the Routers Died

Okay, just came across this, this morning and had to share it with everyone. Its about 5 min long, but freaking hilarious. Make sure you have audio.[...]

November 9th, 2007 - 11:27 am § in Miscellaneous

Time Machine Network Backup

Okay, just came across this hint this morning… You can make Time Machine work on any network volume simply by opening a Terminal Window and typing: defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1 I’m not at home or else I’d start doing a full backup, bu[...]

November 6th, 2007 - 6:20 pm § in Miscellaneous

Rogers craptastic billing department

Further to the article I wrote yesterday, which has garnered a lot of traffic for my site I might add. Thank you to MacSurfer for linking that to me. I happened across a story in the Globe and Mail today regarding Rogers’ pricing practices and the iPhone (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet[...]

November 5th, 2007 - 11:47 am § in Apple

iPhone coming to Canada

So, I’ve been waiting a good long time for the iPhone to make it up here, and the fairly small amount of advertising Apple has done, leading up to the iPhone launch in Canada is fairly dismal. This morning, however, I was pointed to the Apple website, only to find that they have an iPhone [&he[...]

November 1st, 2007 - 1:04 pm § in Apple

New Mac Trojan OSX.RSPlug.A

Okay, so there’s a Torjan out there in the wild now for the Mac… and everyone’s up in arms about it. All the anti-mac people out there are complaining saying ouuu, look, mac’s aren’t secure anymore. Unfortunately, they seem to have forgotten to mention that you have to [...]

October 29th, 2007 - 1:51 pm § in Apple

Time Machine Backup

Okay, so after a few days of messing around, and reading various forums, I happened across a method of setting up Apple’s Time Machine software to work on my Ubuntu network share. I just wanted to document here for anyone else, who may have a hard time coming up with a solution. I’ll sta[...]

October 28th, 2007 - 11:19 am § in Apple

Leopard First Impressions

So, after a few days on Apple’s newest operating system, I believe I know have a more or less solid foundation on which to base an opinion. And that opinion is, OS X Leopard is definately a step in the right direction. right off the top, it is significantly more polished and seems like a [&hel[...]