Breathe new life into OS X Front Row

Continuing the “Breathe new life into OS X” series including Breathe new life into OS X Safari & Breathe new life into OS X iChat, our focus will be on Apple’s Front Row application. Out of the box, Front Row taps into your current media library composed of iTunes albums, movies, television shows, iPhoto albums, […]

Review & Contest: Incase Nano wallet

If there is one thing Apple hardware users enjoy, it’s protecting their appealing investments with equally attractive solutions – neoprene sleeves, padded backpacks, silicone / hard cases, etc. Incase Designs is one of a handful of manufacturers who create protective solutions for personal electronic. More specifically for Apple users, Incase offers protective line for Apple […]

2nd generation Nano demands more

What do current 1st generation iPod Nano [$99 refurbs] owners receive when they opt to upgrade to the newer 2nd generation brushed aluminum equivalents? They receive a number of upgrades through a much sleeker footprint / body, brighter screen, redesigned earphones, and an incredible 24 hour [claimed] battery life. Amazing right? All of that for […]

Practice safe computing, use a clone

Backup, backup, backup! The three most commonly uttered words from any experienced computer user to more care-free users. After moving to OS X as my sole computing solution, I mistakingly adopted the mantra that Apple products were rock solid, unwavering, trouble-free dream machines. For the most part – during the better part of my Apple […]

Blogging with TextMate

An exhaustive day of coding deserves a little down time reading through feeds, visiting favorite blogs, and taking a few minutes to address certain items on the virtual to-do list. One such task – which I have now crossed off the list – is acquainting myself with the integrated blogging bundle packaged into TextMate. So […]

Create URL tracking campaigns

The website stat whore within each of us shares a similar yearning for tracking specific links to gauge popularity. The reason? We like knowing what tickles a readers interest, what keywords entice readers to click-through, or what ad campaigns work where and when. Over the past few months I have managed to keep myself entertained […]

Play the Technorati Spam tag game!

What happened to our beloved Technorati? Technorati makes it easier to find adult content by providing popular keywords which result in the freshest possible pornographic / spamuni related material. So here are the rules for the game. Since it would be wrong to assume, I invite anyone to browse through the current popular tags on […]

Not aesthetic, MacBook hardware issue

After two consecutive top shell replacements on the MacBook to alleviate the aesthetic issue(s) presented due to discoloration on select Rev. A MacBook’s (white), I am unfortunate enough to experience an altogether new problem concerning – presumably – the logic board. After hearing news from a fellow 9ruler concerning random shutdowns, I laid my discoloration […]

College frosh: Don’t break the bank

Inspired by the joke of a college student “cheat sheet” posted on CrunchGear by John Biggs, I’ve created the following recommended necessities for college students making their way into their first college dorm room. The following items are realistic and attainable [unlike the 55-inch plasma recommended on CrunchGear]. To begin, let’s observe the very room […]