Category Archives: Tech

Technology – hardware, software, underwear.

Retina Macbook Pro on order

In March of this year, my 2008 Macbook Pro died. Absolutely died. I had it powered down, threw it in my backpack, drove a couple hours, and when I tried to power it up again, there was nothing there. A … Continue reading

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Hint: Enable AirDrop on older Macs

My work machine is one of the newer unibody MacbookPros and my main home machine is the previous model MacBookPro. I needed to move files between them and decided to try out AirDrop. For some reason I couldn’t find it … Continue reading

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My favorite Podcasts

90% of my time with earplugs in is listening to Podcasts. Music is on for when I’m working and need to focus, but if I’m walking around, commuting, doing work around the house – I’ve got a podcast on. And … Continue reading

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Clean it up

A little housekeeping for something that has been annoying me – the clutter of external drives and backup solutions going on. Dust fills the area. Now the drives are on a raised grid from an excess Ikea drawer insert that … Continue reading

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Connecting FileMaker Pro to MySQL

I’m doing a trial of FileMaker Pro 11 on my Mac for a work project. Part of that, I want to incorporate some existing data out of a MySQL database. FM Pro allows for ESS (external SQL sources) with an … Continue reading

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Apple Live Event

Today’s another day that causes Apple fanboys like myself to spring out of bed and bite their nails until 1PM EST. It’s announcement day! New product reveals. I’m expecting to see the following announced today: Obviously the iPad 2. iOS … Continue reading

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Glif – iPhone 4 tripod mount

I came across this really cool idea a couple guys made for the iPhone. Since the iPhone is a HD video camera and 5MP still camera, it’s very powerful just as a camera. But…there’s no way to mount it on … Continue reading

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goodbye

spent some time on the weekend getting rid of the backyard jungle.

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