Long-time readers of my blog may remember my adventures with my 2009 27″ iMac – adding eSATA, displaying all of Hamlet, and turning it into a monitor. That last bit has become increasingly handy lately, as I’ve repurposed that now-old iMac as a monitor and server. Here are some tips, tricks, and lessons if you’d like to do the same!
In Search of the Perfect USB Cable
You wouldn’t know it from hefting my backpack, but I’m always looking to lighten my load with clever, compact, versatile cables. With so many devices now using USB for both data and power, I’m always on the lookout for nifty new cables. Here’s a quick overview of a few cables that I found useful recently.
Will Apple Call Light Peak “Thunderbolt”?
Intel has been incredibly tight-lipped about Light Peak. Although I’ve been hounding my contacts inside the company for months, no one has spilled the beans about anything. All I know about Light Peak I learned on the Internet, as they say. Now comes another bombshell: Apple will introduce Light Peak-equipped MacBook Pros tomorrow (February 24) with “Thunderbolt”, a high-speed I/O port!
Which iPhone 4 Case Is Best?
Apple recently announced their “free iPhone 4 case” program. In addition to the Apple-brand bumpers, the company is offering a number of third-party cases. But which is best? Here’s my rundown of the options, as well as my personal pick.
2.2 And Eight Things That Are Still Wrong With The iPhone
Eleven months ago, I wrote about twelve things that were wrong with the iPhone in OS version 1.1.3. Now that OS 2.2 is here, I figure it is time to revisit my list. What Was Fixed Since 1.1.3 Apple have made a lot of progress in the year and a half that the iPhone has […]