Below is a list of the applications that got me through 2010. Some are oldies that have gotten even better and some I have discovered this year. These are the top ten Macintosh applications that I cannot live without. Be sure to tell us what applications are in your top ten! Click to continue reading.… Continue reading Top 10 Mac Apps of 2010
Every time Apple releases an OS update, GrowlMail breaks. It's been weeks since Mail 4.4 was released but GrowlMail has yet to be updated to work with the new version. I began poking around the Internets for an alternative and I found a pretty clever work around over at Macworld.com that I want to share.… Continue reading Alternative to GrowlMail
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
Gizmodo reports this evening that Psystar, the company that I reported to be building the OpenMac in my previous post, is ready to take on Apple in courts if need be. A representative from Psystar explains that Apple's EULA for OS X violates "U.S. monopoly laws." Another Psystar empolyee gave this example about Apple's EULA… Continue reading Psystar to Apple: Bring it On!!!
Image via GizmodoOK, I usually don't get excited about a lot of things but this has got me hot and bothered. A company named Psystar has released a Mac Clone for $399 and up. It's basically PC hardware that can run the OS X kernel natively, meaning you can run Leopard without a problem. They'll… Continue reading Mac Clone: A Poke in the Eye for Job, a C&D for Psystar
Apple finally rolled out their major update for Leopard. Hopefully this will fix my kernel panics. If you haven't already gotten the update, click on the Apple icon in the menu bar and then Software Update.
OS 10.5 is offically released today and the reviews are pouring in. So far there's a unanimous "Sweet" from the tech community. Though not "revolutionary," it is certainly "evolutionary," according to the Wall Street Journal's very own, Walt Mossberg. There's going to be a "Leopard release party" at the UCI Computer store tonight where all… Continue reading Happy Leopard Release Day!
This is a little essay that I've been working on for the last 2-3 hours about my thoughts on Apple and Microsoft. Please have a gander and feel free to give me some feedback about where I need to improve. You can also give me more operating system myths that I can try to debunk… Continue reading