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Archive for the 'tech' Category

More reasons why I’m glad I no longer live in San Francisco

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Although I still have to work there four days a week.

this is one of my favorite things

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

PSAudio PerfectWave DAC MKII review (Part 1) on John Darko’s Digital Audio Review. update (9/30/12): Part II of the Mk II review

“At some point shame needs to overcome arrogance and condescension”

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Stop, Counsellor Mike, you’re killing me.

When In Doubt, Blame

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Failure to launch? It’s NASDAQ’s fault. Overwriting email addresses in your contacts apps? Messages disappearing? It’s your fault. UPDATE 2:37PM PT: It’s a bug, not a feature.

A New Way To Bump Into People On The Street

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

The latest way to turn people into instant, inattentive assholes? Just add Google Glass.

Lemmings or Livebloggers? Let’s Call It A Draw

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Apple, Microsoft, what’s the dif?

“Total Mac” = Total Waste of Time

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

So a moderately important computer at work– used by someone who needs to back up their computer more often– dies. Won’t boot. Power supply is dead. We need it fixed quickly. I know standing in line at the Apple Store Genius Bar will mean probably a week’s turnaround while they send the thing in to [...]

“Internal Error” in iOS 5 Update

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Today I plugged my iPad 2 into freshly-downloaded iTunes 10.5 in order to upgrade the iPad to iOS 5. After about an hour, with the progress bar around 10%, the upgrade/restore failed during the verification process due to “internal error”. I rebooted the tethered computer and the iPad, and tried again. The upgrade/restore failed again. [...]

Color

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

http://techcrunch.com/2011/03/24/color/ I don’t necessarily believe this app sucks any more or less due to its 41 million dollars in VC funding. It may suck more because of the privacy implications– verified by looking at comments on the iTunes App Store and here. There’s a few reasons I’m not going to download the app; my opinions [...]

first iPad issue of WIRED: 500mb

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010