Adult CPR & First-Aid certification

After seven hours of training, video presentations, Little Anne Manikin’s, rubber gloves, and face masks, I now have a little wallet insert recognizing my completion of the American Red Cross Adult CPR & First-Aid certification course. An overall unique experience and discovery of knowledge that I highly recommend to anyone interested in challenging their emergency […]

Retro Flying Toasters lives!

I’m proud to announce a little weekend project that UNEASYsilence has been working on over the past few weeks. In an attempt to reinvigorate the classic After Dark screensavers, UNEAYsilence has compiled a Flying Toasters screensavers clone from way back when computer geeks wore pocket protectors, Windows was the de facto operating system, and cool […]

MacBook Pro ExpressCard EVDO setup & review

UPDATE: Apple updates WWAN support for Intel based Macs – Download. Current Intel-powered Apple MacBook Pro owners share much in common. A preference for balanced computing power, OS X, and a common question concerning the tiny slot located on the left-side of their machines – what to do with an available ExpressCard slot? How about […]

Download: Pink October WordPress theme

11/05/06: The Pink October theme has been updated. Please see the October Special download page for a widgetized version including miscellaneous HTML/CSS tweaks. Comments are now closed. Seeing as though my initial motivation to go “pink” for the month of October was brought about by the announcement of the Pink for October initiative, I thought […]

Top 10 Pink for October redesigns

Have at it, debate, challenge, and support your own favorites from the first inaugural Pink for October awareness web initiative. The following top ten (preliminary) were compiled and hand-picked from the list of 200+ participates collected by Matthew Oliphant. The results were not based on the aesthetic value alone. Each participate below has agreed to […]

Special – Pink for October

Having previously announced my intent to celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness month, 5ThirtyOne is wearing a new coat with a touch of pink. Although I may not have been as adventerous with the color in comparison to fellow Pink for October participants, I hope that my intentions will speak for themselves. During the month of […]

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 […]