f.lux April 3rd, 2012 @ 11:38 pm PDT
I can’t say enough good things about f.lux. It’s a small and free little app that automatically changes the intensity of your laptop’s screen based on the time of day. If you frequently find yourself using the computer long after you should be asleep, you need this app.
MacBook Air Fan Noise Issue March 20th, 2012 @ 9:26 pm PDT
An SMC reset can resolve issues with the MacBook Air fan running constantly.
The Dexia Rack Laptop Stand June 20th, 2009 @ 8:13 am PDT
In which I praise an excellent laptop stand
Converting to Mac July 2nd, 2008 @ 7:37 am PDT
In which I finally bite the bullet
Dell Laptop Hard Drive Failure March 18th, 2008 @ 8:11 am PDT
In which I save the day by knowing how computers work
Unwanted Software June 19th, 2007 @ 6:02 pm PDT
Yesterday I became the proud new owner of a Dell D630 Latitude. Today I began the tiresome task of transferring my life from my old D610 to it. The old laptop was Anchor. (Previous computers were Budweiser, Guinness, and Corona.) The new laptop is Maui. Here is a list of the software that Dell decided […]
A Wet Laptop June 11th, 2007 @ 1:37 pm PDT
My mom just sent me the following text message: I just dumped a venti starbucks on my work computer! Help! Attempts to contact my mom via her cell phone have failed. Unfortunately even if I could get her on the phone, the only advice I could give her — after over a decade of working […]
Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse February 18th, 2007 @ 5:53 pm PST
I keep meaning to write about how great my new notebook toy is. My girlfriend gave me a Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 4000 for Christmas this year and I love it. It’s got an omni-directional scroll wheel (which is also a button) and a side-button, so it has all the functionality of my normal […]