The Magic Mouse

  • December 14th, 2009

I’m glad that Man & Machine won the rights to the name "Mighty Mouse". The Apple Mighty Mouse was an absolute disappoint. Three years ago I was ignorantly unaware of just how terrible the white wireless pill was. Initially impressed by its clean lines and bluetooth connectivity, I eventually came to realize what a pain […]

Gmail IMAP vs. Push, sanity more important than Push?

  • October 7th, 2009

UPDATE: Thanks to reader comments, I discovered that this mini-rant concerning Gmail Push was due to my handset being unable to sync properly. Formatting the phone and following the Google Sync setup instructions agin resulted in a properly synced phone. Thanks Camron. iPhone toting Gmail users with a knack for pulling out their phone to […]

Correctly map iPhoto ’09 Faces to contacts on Facebook

  • September 14th, 2009

Apple’s latest iPhoto ’09 has grown up and gone social. The updated version includes Facebook & Flickr integration – to supplement the existing MobileMe support – for your photo sharing needs. From Apple’s description page: Facebook – To publish photos to your Facebook account, just select the photos you want to share and click the […]

MobileMe subscriber? Make sure to enable Find My iPhone

  • July 14th, 2009

Just a friendly reminder. If you are a MobileMe subscriber and have upgraded to the latest 3.0 iPhone OS, make sure to enable Find My iPhone on the device. Here’s a real life scenario to understand just how useful the service could have been. This morning Syl and I carpooled into work. Four hours after […]

Hi Apple, the Genius Bar knows, so… 3.0.1 Update soon?

  • June 24th, 2009

The iPhone 3GS is a great upgrade from the original iPhone 3G. The processor bump, memory boost, and 3.2 megapixel camera with tap-to-zoom & video recording have made me fall in love with the iPhone all over again. If you’re contemplating or have made the jump from the iPhone 2G, the comparison between the two […]

Fix for Apache2 / localhost after Apple 10.5 Time Machine restore

  • October 24th, 2008

For local development, I prefer to use the Sites folder in my Home directory rather than the default Library/WebServer/Documents. When the time came for me to start local development on my MacBook again, I was immediately frustrated when I discovered that http://localhost/ no longer redirected to my Sites directory. The problem? A recent Time Machine […]

Some apps & games stay on my iPhone out of guilt

  • October 16th, 2008

Earlier today while perusing the feeds, I caught this snippet via DF concerning the Android Market (the app store for Android). The Android Market business and program policies also include an item that says users can return any application for a full refund within 24 hours of the time of purchase. In the absence of […]

A few more tempting Apples fall from the tree

  • October 14th, 2008

Damn Apple and my own timing when it comes to purchasing hardware right before updates happen. A month has barely passed since picking up a fully loaded MacBook and Apple updates the entire notebook line. Both the consumer level MacBook and professional level MacBook Pro received noticeable updates inside and out. Both are now equally […]

What you’ll find in my Leopard… and what you won’t

  • November 8th, 2007

I had made plans for a proper break-down concerning the features, changes, and updates for Apple’s latest feline incarnation – 10.5 Leopard. Ultimately, I decided that there had been far too many of those posts that I couldn’t justify one of my own. Rather, I’ve decided – with proper motivation from a few individuals – […]

How-to: Proper Gmail IMAP for iPhone & Apple Mail

  • October 24th, 2007

UPDATE 03/28: Check out this Mail plugin which adds email archive support to Apple Mail. UPDATE 11/18: inaequitas reminds us that in order to star messages on your iPhone, simply move the message the starred items directory. UPDATE 10/26: RayL re-confirms the advantage of mapping your client-side Sent, Drafts, & Trash with server-side Gmail labels […]