Category: Technology

  • Protecting Your Laptop with Undercover 2

    Undercover, a theft recovery solution for Macs, has been updated to 2.0 and is free to all existing users. This release includes a new “Plan B” feature: if you Mac is disconnected from the internet for two months, the Mac will become unusable until reconnected. This release also includes support for Leopard and takes up […]

  • Quickly Accessing Related Items in iTunes

    You know those little arrow links that appear next to track names and artists in iTunes? Typically, clicking them takes you to the iTunes Store page for that item. What I didn’t know is that Option-clicking them will take you to related items in your music library, a feature I’ve always wanted. The best part: […]

  • Hello MacBook

    I have spent a week with my brand new black MacBook now, and it is amazing. I set it up on Thursday while I was at work. It was extremely simple to set up. I had a external USB hard drive containing a backup of my Mac mini. I just plugged in the drive and […]

  • Goodbye Mac mini…

    After 2 years of solid, reliable, trouble-free operation, my Mac mini suddenly experienced a hard drive failure. Yesterday around midnight I was busy working on a school project in Pages on my Mac mini G4. The songs I were playing were skipping like crazy and the computer gradually slowed to a crawling pace. I restarted […]

  • Verizon Contract Expires Just In Time for iPhone

    Speaking of the iPhone, it turns out I might actually be able to buy one when it comes out. According to Verizon, my cellular contract expires on 07/07/07… perfect timing for the June release of the iPhone. Awesome!

  • iPhone Ringtone

    So, how about that iPhone? I watched the keynote last night and I was amazed at all of the features. Who couldn’t be? If only it was available outside of Cingular… When I’m at work, blasting Red Hot Chili Peppers when I get a call is a bit annoying to other people, so I use […]

  • Roland VS-840: Upgrade to EX

    I received my VS-840 multitrack recorder a few weeks ago and it’s a nice little machine. I am getting started with recording and this will be the heart of my setup. Despite not having anything the plug into it yet I’ve already gotten used to some of its features. However, the total time I can […]

  • Foray into Recording

    This weekend I bought a Roland VS-840 digital multitrack recorder from eBay. Ever since I’ve done audio work for Gimme 5 I’ve been wanting to do my own recording stuff and this is the first step. I plan on using it to do some simple live recording stuff at first and as I gain my […]