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Category Archives: Mac

Often tied in with other tech or code posts; Apple/Mac/iOS speculations, hacks, and other errata.

a week with Chrome

by Rob Friesel

I broke down and decided to try out Google’s Chrome browser after having heard so many positive reviews of it.  It’s backed by WebKit—just like Safari, my current favorite—and so if nothing else, I know it has a tried and true and powerful engine going behind the scenes.  That said, I’ve tried out more than […]

quadrupling Malkovich

by Rob Friesel

Following up on the September post (“advise me: enhancing storage“)—we went ahead and put a shiny new 1 TB Western Digital hard drive 1 into Malkovich, effectively quadrupling the storage (re this particular problem) and paving the way for a lot more life out of this ol’ iMac. The idea for this particular upgrade owes some […]

the case against the tv

by Rob Friesel

Since moving into our new home, we’ve been trying to sort out our home audio situation.  We listen to a lot of music1 around here.  Though we were feeling cramped, one of the nice things about our condo’s small footprint was the fact that that the music could be heard throughout the house without having […]