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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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Preparing for the extra-absorbent iPad
— 11:12 PM on January 24, 2010

Thought I'd take a break from my now weeks-long odyssey into building a Hackintosh (look for three-part series of write-ups in—please, dear Lord—the not-so-distant future)...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Bad UI stains memories of arcades past
— 2:46 PM on December 17, 2009

The last couple of weeks saw the iPhone release of two video game favorites from my days of misspent youth—Dragon's Lair and

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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A couple of months with SanDisk's Sansa Clip+ MP3 player
— 10:33 AM on December 11, 2009

SanDisk's Sansa Clip has been the best mini MP3 player for a couple of years. Now there's a new model: the Clip+. We spend...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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The MacHole Christmas gift giver's guide 2009
— 11:09 PM on November 29, 2009

Today is Sunday, November 29, 2009. Although we are two days past Black Friday, we do not call today Black Sunday. That moniker is reserved...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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iLove you, iLove you not
— 11:14 AM on November 9, 2009

Let me say up front that I am torn, like Natalie Imbruglia but without the naked floor writhing, by the new Verizon campaign for the...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Apple declares 2009 done
— 9:43 AM on November 2, 2009

Sorry, Mac fans and foes alike, but it looks like you'll have nothing to celebrate/desecrate until the clock strikes midnight on December 31 and finally...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Apple's aluminum keyboard
— 9:30 PM on October 14, 2009

Can low-profile chiclet keys, sleek industrial design, and an Apple logo make a good desktop keyboard? And can such a device pry a fan...

Type: Feature article Tags: Input devices Mac

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Partly made on a Mac
— 3:02 PM on September 29, 2009

This week, The MacHole is going international. No, not to the House of Pancakes, but to Vancouver, British Columbia. Which is neither part of Britain...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Cupertino Bong Water™—ask for it by name
— 9:48 AM on September 14, 2009

So here's what usually goes down in my adhole (that would be my office) on the day of an Official Apple Event Sponsored by Apple...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Diggin' out
— 12:39 PM on September 5, 2009

So, yeah. I've been living with Mac OS X 10.6—aka Snow Leopard—for a week now. The short review is this: If you're not reviewing (or...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Mac

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So that's why it only costs $29
— 6:01 PM on August 31, 2009

Last Saturday, I decided to head down to my local Apple reseller and grab a copy of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The new...

Type: Blog post Tags: Operating systems Mac

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Swimming laps with Finis' SwiMP3 player
— 11:42 PM on August 30, 2009

Few things bore me more than staring at the bottom of a pool while swimming laps. Finis' SwiMP3 player promises to inject music into those...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Waiting for the blizzard; mmm, Dairy Queen
— 3:19 PM on August 26, 2009

As I clickety-click-clack out this blog post, I am only a scant 48 hours away from receiving a shiny new box from the FedEx man....

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Design elevates experience
— 10:27 AM on August 24, 2009

A lot of people ask me, "Jason, how do you stay so OMG sexy?" And while I usually just demurely deflect such comments with a...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Final Cut Studio 3: A non-review
— 10:52 AM on August 11, 2009

Just over two weeks ago, on July 23, Apple released a new version of its video production suite, Final Cut Studio. Now at...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Headphone-oriented sound cards from Asus and Auzentech
— 10:26 AM on August 11, 2009

Asus and Auzentech recently released the Xonar Essence STX and X-Fi Forte sound cards designed specifically for use with headphones. We've taken them for...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Episode XVIII: The Clone Scuffles
— 10:23 AM on August 3, 2009

A couple of days ago, a shiny (for brown cardboard) box arrived at my office. Inside, semi-ensconced in 18-feet of coiled air cushion pouches, lay...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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