Moving to the Macbook Air

I recently picked up a refurbished Macbook Air from Apple’s website. I already have and use a late 2009 Macbook Pro 13 which I have “souped” up with 8 GB of memory, as well as removed the optical drive and installed an SSD 240 GB from OWC.

With the prospect of WWDC coming up as well as a regular monthly stint serving on Grand Jury service, I needed something even more portable than the MBP.

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Apple iPad 2 Launch Day Adventures

image of the Apple iPad 2

Friday morning, 2:50 a.m., the alarm on my iPhone began plunking out the opening measures of Clocks by Coldplay, my alarm ringtone of choice. Normally I wake up a bit foggy but this time I had a mission to accomplish so I sprang out of bed – well, rather, I rose fluidly from bed and made my way to the office next door.

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My Thoughts on the New iPad Case by Apple

Yesterday, as I was taking a break for lunch I called the Southdale Apple store to see if by chance they received any shipments of the iPad case. I had been there the day before to see if they had any kind of case that would provide some protection for my iPad as well as give it some “grippability” when holding it in bed reading. → Read the rest

MobileMe – An affordable place to renew your subscription

mobile me box imageIf like me, you use MobileMe (formerly .Mac), you know that shelling out a $100 each year is really more than you want to pay, even though you may get a lot of mileage from the service. Fortunately, there are some places where you can buy an annual subscription for a significant discount. Last year and again, this year, I am using Amazon to help me save over 30% of the subscription cost. → Read the rest