Post SSD install, the MacBook [Pro] Air not-so-thin

  • April 1st, 2011

A couple of days ago I said I would share my thought post install. After swapping the factory installed Hitachi 7200 RPM hard drive with an OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD, all I can say is wow. The overall improvement was immediately apparent after the startup Apple logo appeared then quickly disappeared moments before the […]

Small OWC upgrade, new notebook tomorrow

  • March 29th, 2011

I’m still sitting at work checking off work tasks but I can not wait to get home. Delivery Status just confirmed delivery of my soon to be installed OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD. The peppy little SSD should transform my MacBook Pro into an entirely new notebook – right? After a short period with the […]

Backblaze: Secure unlimited automatic backups for $5

  • April 13th, 2009

You really can’t hide behind the excuse of "data corruption", "accidental deletion", or "stolen hardware" these days. Your digital data is valuable. If you don’t have a backup plan in place, what are you waiting for? The cost of physical hardrives have dropped significantly over the past year. So much so that you should have […]

Practice safe computing, use a clone

  • September 16th, 2006

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 […]