Steve Jobs Flash rant put to the test

The register is discussing a study that claims that Steve Jobs was wrong, when he stated: Adobe Flash is Buggy Littered with Security Holes and is a CPU Hog According to tests from the Streaming Learning Center – an online media consultancy that conducts public seminars on the delivery of net video – Flash is […]

Here’s to the crazy ones…

Ars Technica’s John Siracusa is having flashbacks…  He is reviewing and commenting on his 10 years of Apple Mac OS X reviews… The latter half of the 1990s was a dark time for the company then known as Apple Computer, Inc. Windows 95 had dashed any remaining hopes of mass-market desktop dominance for Apple. The big […]

Wireless Ready, the new deception?

When did the word “Ready” get redefined? Definitions of ready on the Web: completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; “get ready”; “she is ready to resign”; “the bridge is ready to … mentally disposed; “he was ready to believe her” cook: prepare for eating by applying heat; “Cook me dinner, […]

Darkest of Days demo, reviewed…

First, I’ll have to try this demo… Darkest Days sounds like an interesting game….. Second, Destructoid has reviewed the demo of Darkest of Days demo: “ Darkest of Days has been on my radar for quite some time now, albeit with some reservations. Any game that could reasonably be described as ‘Quantum Leap with assault […]

Debt Payment in Pennies

An online discussion regarding the Pirate Bay, led me down this road, and I thought I would share… Claim:   U.S. law specifies that merchants do not have to accept more than 100 pennies in payment. Status:   False. Origins:   This is one of the pieces of misinformation that makes me wish web sites […]

Step by Step Instructions on opening 24 in. Aluminum iMacs

On of my great complaints about the Aluminum series iMacs, is simply that nothing is a customer replaceable part.  The white iMac’s that preceeded the aluminum (G5 & X86) were fantastic, with just about every component from the motherboard to the DVD drive, were completely customer replaceable.  Apple even has instructions online for customers to […]

Is Microsoft’s RegClean Safe to run with XP?

Myth – “It is safe to use Microsoft’s RegClean.” Reality – “The RegClean utility is no longer supported by Microsoft and has been removed from all Microsoft download sites. This was done for legitimate compatibility reasons with certain applications and Operating Systems. The RegClean utility was originally supplied with Microsoft Visual Basic version 4.0 for […]