Monthly Archives: July 2010

Out of Shape

Since I’ve gotten married my weight has risen to a plateau of 275 pounds.  It’s amazing how you don’t notice these things until they creep up on you. Lately my back has been hurting when I do anything but sit.  … Continue reading

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Without Context

Over the weekend, I tested the capabilities of my newly operating LAN.  I read an article on lifehacker about a program designed to test the speed of your home network.  This article basically shouted “try me.”  And so I did. … Continue reading

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Broken Links and Duplicate Files

I recently noticed that I had somehow uploaded almost 900 duplicate photos on flickr somehow.  So I have been going through all of my pictures and deleting the duplicates.  In some cases, taking all of the metadata and information I … Continue reading

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Goodbye Yahoo!, Hello Google

I’ve been subscribing to Yahoo! Mail Plus since 2006, and while I enjoy it, I don’t enjoy the fact that I have to pay $19.95 a year to POP my mail to my various e-mail clients.  I knew I needed … Continue reading

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Hacking Apple’s Time Machine

On my quest to learn everything I can about the “locked down” world I like to call OSX, I tried to setup Time Machine.  For those of you that don’t know, that’s Apple’s built-in backup utility. My situation is somewhat … Continue reading

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First Impressions

I finally stepped into the world of Apple.  While I thought it would be a new and exciting experience, I must say I’m somewhat disappointed. I purchased a Black MacBook off eBay that came with many accessories.  The auction included … Continue reading

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