I used to press the power button on my computer and ate breakfast while I wanted for it to boot. Since installing a solid state drive (SSD) as a boot volume, I no longer need to. I was skeptical at first how much a SSD could improve performance but after installing one into my MacBook… Continue reading Optical Media Be Damned: Installing Second Hard Drive in MacBook Pro Optical Drive Bay
Girl: Do you guys sell cases for laptops?Me: Yeah, what kind of laptop do you have?Girl: Uhh....the new Vista.Me: Uh......that's the operating system. I meant what kind of hardware do you have.Girl: Uhhhhhhhhhhh.............HP?That cracked me up for a minute.Then my manager comes out and tells me to call him if the rep from M-Audio shows… Continue reading I Love My Job
I woke up at 7:00 am, slipped into my jeans and felt the beginnings of a long day ahead of me as I dragged the razor across my upper lip. First work and then class, and work again. As I grabbed a banana to eat on the bus I remembered Professor Morris telling us… Continue reading Brief Encounters
Since my switch to a Mac, I've been looking for a good web browser. I am an avid Firefox user for Windows but Firefox seems to be really buggy and laggy on the Mac for some mysterious reason. I tried using Camino but it felt like a beta and there were a lot of features… Continue reading Flock
Stop the presses. Hell has frozen over. I've bought a Mac.The day that no one ever saw coming has arrived. Most people who know me know that I have a personal vendetta against Apple because of things like locking down their OS and the smugness of their customers. I'm pretty shocked myself that I bought… Continue reading Drinkin’ the Kool-Aid
After hearing all of the horror stories about Windows Vista from the press and various friends, I wanted to see what was what myself and decided to "upgrade" to Vista from XP. At first I was pleased with Vista's interface and how pretty it was but that novelty wore off very quickly once I found… Continue reading Vista a Real "Turkey"
I just finished playing the demo for Bioshock and holy crap. It's easy to see why this is one of the most anticipated and highest scoring games of the year. If I had to describe it in two words, I would say Bioshock is beautifully horrifying. The setting takes place in an underwater city called… Continue reading Bioshock