Wednesday, January 30, 2008

My MacBook Air shipped!

Shipment Date: Jan 30, 2008
Delivers by: Feb 04, 2008 "

Sunday, January 20, 2008

George Carlin, 'A Place For Your Stuff', and the MacBook Air

My uber-cool sister-in-law gave me the George Carlin Reads To You boxed set. George Carlin's "A Place For Your Stuff" exactly summarizes my dilemma about how to keep my computer 'stuff' handy. Thanks to Apple, 'there's all different ways of carrying your stuff.' Let me explain.

All my 'stuff' is on my 24" Core2Duo iMac. That stuff is automatically copied every hour to an external hard drive via Time Machine so my stuff is safe from a computer hard disk problem. My really important stuff is backed up online using dotMac. Every night at 2 in the morning. Really.

I want to take some of my stuff with me wherever I go. I use my 60 GB video iPod to carry stuff around on but I need to plug it in to another Mac to see my stuff and, let's face it, there aren't a lot of Macs around in the workplace. Right now I use my iPhone to carry important stuff, but there's lots of stuff I can't carry on my iPhone, like the article on how to use Google Reader that I'm working on, or the PDF files I'd like to read.

Going from my iMac to the outside world means I have to leave a lot of stuff behind.....until now. Thanks to the MacBook Air I can now take most of my important stuff with me and it will only weigh three pounds!

Saturday, January 19, 2008

OpenID for Non-SuperUsers

OpenID for Non-SuperUsers

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

MacBook Air

MACBOOK AIR 13/1.6/2GB/80GB-USA  MB003LL/A $1,799.00

Ships by: Feb 6
Delivers by: Feb 11

Thursday, January 10, 2008

16,707 SPAM E-mails In One Month

My group uses Google Apps for Your Domain for one of our domain names. That particular domain had been compromised before it went to GAFYD. A trojan had infected an unprotected office PC and harvested our addresses.

I logged in to the account for the first time in a month today. In one month, Google's SPAM filters blocked 16,707 spams from getting to our inboxes. Thanks, Google.

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

My Predictions for Apple's New Laptop--3G Wireless

The one feature for Apple's new laptop that no one has mentioned but that I'm hoping for is the option to add a 3G wireless card. Give me a 3 pound, 13", solid state memory, 12 hour battery life (or even 8) laptop that is connected anywhere ATT has 3G wireless and I'd pay a premium to get one.

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