Core Duo – monitor processor(s)

  • August 19th, 2006

Oftentimes, the dual processor setup within this svelte MacBook of mine eludes me. Once you’ve accustomed yourself to the dual core Intel processors for daily tasks, you come to the realization that previous incarnations of an application on older processors loaded at a gut-wrenching pace. In order to manage every bit of performance from each […]

Skateboards as a print medium

  • August 17th, 2006

Update: Follow-up – BoardPusher custom board arrives. Anticipating an upcoming birthday, and realizing that the most memorable gifts are of the personalized type, I set out to find a service which would allow me to convert something created in Photoshop into a physical object. In this particular scenario, I discovered a custom skateboard design service […]

IE7 {css: auto}

  • August 16th, 2006

Stomp CSS hacks in one fell swoop. That’s the logic behind the IE7 Javascript library. IE7 loads and parses all style sheets into a form that Explorer can understand. You can then use most CSS2/CSS3 selectors without having to resort to CSS hacks. The lightweight script is a single-line inclusion in your HTML/XML document. No […]

5 HTML bits you may not know

  • August 16th, 2006

How come [some] these 5 HTML elements are not more widely known? This is a list of HTML elements I’ve found to be very poorly represented in most markup on the web today. Many of these elements offer more semantic value than actual functionality, but with the rising popularity of CSS driven design where HTML […]

Threadless $10 sale is on!

  • August 14th, 2006

Scurry on over and grab some tee’s for $10 from Threadless. Don’t hesitate to use the following Threadless Street Team link which helps to add a few extra threads to cover my back. Sizes go fast so get your shop on!

Keep in touch without being in touch

  • August 13th, 2006

From the work-at-home freelancer, to the privacy-minded individual hesitant to share an actual mobile phone number with contacts, the internet provides an incredible number of solutions to keep in touch with others. Forget your personal number the next time you have to hand out actual digits. Make use of the – often free – resources […]

Highlighting 5ThirtyOne users

  • August 13th, 2006

Every now and then during moments of free time, I stop to peruse some of the incoming referrals from sites utilizing one of the following WordPress themes: Foliage, Foliage Mod, or 5ThirtyOne V2. The above sites, in one way, shape, or form, utilize 5ThirtyOne releases as a base from which to build upon. I’ve collected […]

Living with a wireless Mighty Mouse

  • August 12th, 2006

It’s been a little less than a week since I managed to procure one of Apple’s latest, the wireless Mighty Mouse. After having spent the last couple days with it, I’ve discovered a few pros and cons concerning the odd looking pill sitting beside me on my desktop. Pros Wireless. No point in feeling restrained […]

Leather & Apple never looked so good

  • August 10th, 2006

Who would have thought PVC leather and the Apple MacBook could look so great together? If a seemingly indestructible piece of plastic could offer little help preventing the discoloration on select rev. A MacBooks, maybe PVC leather holds answer? If you can overcome the idea of applying leather on to your shiny white or dull […]

Rip – White on top, charcoal black below

  • August 10th, 2006

Well this is pretty much the design. I really love the contrast of white on top and charcoal black. To the right under “pixellife” I will have the highlight content, downloads, projects, for easy access and noticeability. “Freshness” will hold short clips of just what ever. “Sourapples” is just some of my favorite links. […] […]