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A tribute to my under-appreciated home file servers
— 11:37 PM on August 19, 2010

I spend an almost embarrassing amount of time in front of my desktop PC. It's my workhorse, and the system that I endeavor to...

Type: Blog post Tags: Storage Systems Servers

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Latest OS X update boosts Team Fortress 2 performance
— 5:30 PM on August 18, 2010

Roughly three months have passed since Valve unleashed its Steam digital distribution service (along with a handful of its Source engine-powered games) onto Mac OS X....

Type: Blog post Tags: Gaming Mac

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My iPhone 4 is awesome
— 7:58 PM on August 12, 2010

Well, I finally did it. After misguidedly buying what turned out to be a sub-par iPhone clone in 2008, then waiting almost five months...

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Wading into the smartphone world with a Palm Pre
— 11:37 PM on July 29, 2010

I severed my last land line about a decade ago, so I probably count as a reasonably early cell-phone adopter. Was I driven by a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Personal tech

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Let them have bumpers!
— 9:42 AM on July 19, 2010

On Friday, July 16, in the Year of My Lord and Maybe Yours But Possibly Not So Don't Get Offended 2010, the mighty Steve Jobs...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Ye Olde HTPC gets a long-overdue upgrade
— 8:26 AM on July 2, 2010

I built my first proper home-theater PC so long ago that I don't remember exactly when. Five years ago sounds about right, but it...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems

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Last-ditch effort actually avoids ditch
— 10:20 AM on July 1, 2010

They said it couldn't be done. And by "they" I mean the spongmonkeys in my brain who, when not singing about the moon...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Portege R700 sampled briefly
— 10:50 AM on June 30, 2010

Though he might not publicly admit it, I think I could detect some jealousy in Scott's voice when I called to say I was hanging...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Miscellaneous Mobile computing

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The name's Fox, Michael J. Fox
— 4:44 PM on June 22, 2010

If memory or Wikipedia entries serve correct, the 1980s were much more totally righteous than the 70s. I was born as Vietnam was winding down...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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An almost iPhone 4-free blog post
— 10:43 PM on June 14, 2010

I promised myself I wouldn't write a blog about the new iPhone (a.k.a. iPhone 4 with iOS 4.0 and ranch on the side), as there...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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The Hack strikes back
— 4:32 PM on May 15, 2010

When we last left the trials and travails of my Hackintosh odyssey (not to be confused with our sweet 2005 Honda Odyssey or your ever-lame...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Apple giveth, and Apple breaketh down the door to taketh away
— 9:54 AM on May 3, 2010

So. On the day I posted my last vomiting of ill-regarded words, Gizmodo lights up the technosphere with video, photos, description, drafting illustrations, ¼-scale clay...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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This week (or three) in MacHole
— 10:40 AM on April 19, 2010

I hope you channeled Mel Allen while reading this post's title. If you don't know who Mel Allen is, you're probably a soccer...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Insert 'syncing feeling' joke here
— 9:41 AM on April 1, 2010

After my team of banished Keebler elves finished assembling my Hackintosh (for which I took credit in my three previous posts), two...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Building the imperfect beast, part III: The agony of victory
— 9:49 AM on March 8, 2010

And so we come to the end of the beginning. When I last left you, I had finally attained a successful POST on my...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Building the imperfect beast, part II: mobo risin'
— 12:21 PM on February 16, 2010

Hey hey, kids. In case you've forgotten or are too lazy to use a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Building the imperfect beast, part I: The gathering storm
— 10:25 PM on February 7, 2010

Few people ever request a slower computer. Mainly because Microsoft Word has yet to find a processor or operating system it couldn"t grind to a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Steve Jobs channels Doug Henning
— 12:22 PM on January 28, 2010

So, there you go. The iPad. It's big, yet thin. Sleek, yet functional. A giant iPod touch, yet not a giant iPhone. Shiny, yet without...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech

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