Immediate Apple ProCare results

  • August 10th, 2006

After being notified that the second white MacBook shell replacement would be released unless a repair was scheduled, I immediately phoned the local store in order to speak to a Genius Room specialist. After speaking with a specialist, I inquired about an approximate turn around time for the repair and received a 2-3 day response. […]

Breathe new life into OS X iChat

  • August 6th, 2006

Following in the footsteps of the previous Breathe new life into OS X Safari post which spurred debates concerning OS X browsers, free vs. paid plugins (extensions), and rendering capabilities, I felt a follow-up post concerning a second regularly used application was in order. An application also of Apple’s own creation distributed with every OS […]

Javascript-free image gallery

  • August 6th, 2006

After having grown tiresome of the flash solution which I had made use of for quick gallery previews in the portfolio, I decided to return to the basics with a CSS based image gallery. Plain-vanilla CSS using relative & absolute positioning to achieve a clean scriptless gallery. For the following tutorial, we’ll construct a simple […]

Tame OS X Mail Spam with SpamSieve

  • August 3rd, 2006

After going through a privacy / paranoia phase concerning the use of Gmail as my primary account, I eventually made the decision to go with a hosted email solution [Dreamhost] that would provide a little more control and peace of mind. Although Gmail does offer POP access, I yearned for the convenience of IMAP. Having […]

MacBook discoloration saga continues

  • August 1st, 2006

Preface: Do not mistake this post as a sign of negativity towards Apple, Apple computers, the University Village Apple Store, and my handy MacBook. The following is published as proof of the existence of an ongoing issue concerning the white Apple 2.0GHz MacBook which I have had in my possession since 5/22 [read more]. On […]