Archive for July, 2009

Google Chrome OS

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Google has announced the Chrome OS. There’s been speculation for years about Google introducing an OS, but somehow the actual announcement seems anti-climatic. Maybe it’s because of the existing prevalence of Netbooks running Linux. It makes me wonder what Google stands to gain by doing this. This is a scenario that Microsoft has been working […]

Mac Migration (or, FireWire Fun)

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

I spent the last few days trying to migrate from the Unibody MacBook Pro that I originally ordered to the refurb 2.4 that I have now. The Unibody was a MacBookPro 5,3 and the 2.4 refurb is a MacBookPro 4,1, in the parlance that the Mac uses in the boot screen you don’t normally see. […]


Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

Did you know CompuServe was still around? Did you even know what CompuServe was? If not, read this. The gist of it is it’s a place that a lot of today’s 40+ techies spent a lot of time. When I read the article, the number 72627,1325 jumped to mind. I couldn’t believe I’d still recall […]