29
October
2009

Mac pricing search

Here are lowest prices so far. No word on how reliable these are. MacBook. 2.26GHz. $899 from Onsale ($999 Street) MacBook Air. 1.86GHz. $1400 vs. $1500 from MacMall iMac 27″. 2.66GHz Quad. $1790 vs. $1999 from ClubMac AppleInsider | Mac Pricing Matrix: Find the best prices on Macs AppleInsider’s Mac Pricing Matrix aims to make […]

29
October
2009

BMW Ugh and AAA wonderful

Arrrggggh. I love BMWs and owned them for something lol 15 year for their ultimate-driving-machineness. But ugh i just hate. Hate their maintenance costs and how enormouse pieces fail. A friends seven year old BMW had a coolant light on and a high oil gauge light. Walked in with some lights. Walked out with nearly […]

26
October
2009

Samsung UN55B8500 reviews

Amazing LED based set is the 55″ Samsung because it has great blacks. Google shopping has it for $4500 list price or from ABT for $4,050 so that is quite a deal. Samsung UN55B8500 Flat-panel TV reviews – CNET Reviews Deeper black levels than any HDTV available aside from Pioneer Kuro; solid shadow detail; reduced […]

26
October
2009

iPhone Battery backup

Monoprice iPhone/iPod Battery Backup: Such a deal The Monoprice Backup battery pack is the simplest of devices. When your iPhone or iPod is running low on juice, just plug this battery pack into the 30 pin connector. You can then either keep running with a fairly large dongle hanging off the bottom of your device, […]

26
October
2009

Intel Core naming and Technology

You need a doctoral degree to figure out what all these Intel processors are. I’m completely confused myself. Here is an article. But basically, all that Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad are going away and you get i3, i5 and i7. Confused yet? More confusing is that the desktop and mobile chips are actually […]

26
October
2009

Nehalem and Intel Core explained

So more hard choices, the Core i5 is only available in the iMac available November, but the MacBook Pro and the iMac will presumably get i7 in early 2010, so if can hold on, the i7 seems like a big release. Core i7 (Nehalem) Based MacBook Pros Possible in Q4 2009? – Mac Rumors Tom’s […]

25
October
2009

TiVo

I have one of these things but never really used it that much. Mainly because TiVo Transfer is very buggy on the Mac and it is hard to program because you have to be right there. Some solutions for both. TiVo Transfer is replaced by iTiVo and i.TV lets you program your TiVo remotely. TiVo […]

24
October
2009

Cool stuff

Battery powered lamps. Very chic. Neoz.com.au 2tb hard drives. Newegg.com reviewers think the seagate is unreliable. Like the hitachi. Reliability is an issue for these including the WDs. Amazing at $180 for 2tb. Not bad to try with Drobo Pro.

22
October
2009

Mac buying recommendations

For many folks, the question is a new Windows 7 machine (I haven’t reviewed any of these yet) or get a Mac. Here are current recommendations. First, discounts are hard to come by, but Apple Insider offers 3% or so off. Also, there are sites that help with sales tax as well, but here are […]

21
October
2009

Apple hits again

Cool product intros today in order of coolness: $1000 MacBook is polycarbonate but with glass LED screen and 7 hour battery. Man, what else makes sense to get  Magic Mouse now has a multitouch interface like the iPod Touch and iPhone. Cool gestures iMac 27″ now has the Intel i5 which of course has 4 […]

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