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hot-diggity

In case you missed it, there was quite an uproar yesterday on digg, the popular social bookmarking site where the interaction pattern is : find something interesting on the net write a blog post paraphrasing it, and in some cases, link to the original content submit it to digg where Read On..

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Being Sucked in

Yep, the Apple upsell is in full force over here.. I went mouse shopping with really simple criteria : Bluetooth and more than one button. I cam back with the Mighty Mouse. Which I initially didn’t want because it “seemed strange”.. two minutes after starting to use it, my other Read On..

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Here we go..

This is the first blog entry I do with my new Macbook Pro. The transition has started. I think the hardest part will be getting used to the trackpad. I’ve always been a big fan of the trackpoints on Thinkpads , and I keep reaching for it. Not too much Read On..

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February is looking better

I’m almost finished wading through the big pile of crap commonly called January. The month of Feburary is looking much better! I’ve got some great things to look forward to: My NEW (not refurb’d) Macbook Pro will arrive, and my transition to a more creative platform will progress. I’m going Read On..

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Darn

So after much anticipation, my macbook pro finally arrived today. Opened the box, lovely machine, powered it up, and heard the Apple chime combined with a high-pitched noise. Uhoh. The noise is loudest when the brightness is on full, sorta goes away as I turn it down. Bleah. Called Apple. Read On..

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Good start to the year

What’s been happening so far in 2007… It’s been a blast to hang around with Nico, whose North American adventure takes him to New York next week. We’ve got him hooked on Tim Hortons, Alexander Keith’s and hockey, our work is almost complete. This week I spent some time at Read On..

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Microsoft, Vista and AMD

In the interest of full disclosure, I’d like to point out that I didn’t get a free laptop from Microsoft and AMD – but if I did , I’d tell you honestly how it would influence my planned (wished for…) purchase of a Macbook Pro.. – I’m just that kind Read On..

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iPod firmware flaw

AHA! I knew it wasn’t just me.. I’ve been following the threads on the Apple discussion boards, and people are having problems with podcasts and mono files. I discovered the problem went away when the EQ is turned off… Here’s a document from Apple validating my findings. They don’t mention Read On..

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Three days later..

So.. I’ve been using the iPod for three days, and overall – I like it! I don’t want to, but I do. It doesn’t seem to like some mono files though. It’ll just burp on the file and reboot. I’ve read on the Apple discussion boards that this is one Read On..

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it’s here

Yep. The ipod’s here. Can’t tell it’s a refurb – it looks brand-spanking new. First impressions : – Brown box instead of a white box. Guess I didn’t pay enough for the whole “Apple Experience”.. That’s ok, I’ll put the $$ I saved to good use. – I had already Read On..

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