Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Mac-Based Media Center – The Apple Mac Mini 2010 review

The Mac-Based Media Center – The Apple Mac Mini 2010 review

October 12, 2010 by · 30 Comments 

Image via Wikipedia My traditional TV-viewing habits have simplified over the years… I’m either watching the news (80% of the time), a special sporting event like the Olympics, World Cup, or Tour de France (5%), or the occasional Star Trek/Stargate episode (the rest %). On the other hand, my video watching habits have also expanded […]

The Kindle, A Parrot, and Platform Cyclicality

The Kindle, A Parrot, and Platform Cyclicality

January 8, 2010 by · 24 Comments 

This Christmas I was able to play with the Amazon Kindle. Chromewalker’s little sister (CLS), in an attempt to out-do her brother, asked Santa for one of the more recent ‘lust worthy’ gadgets on the market. She must have behaved well, for she got the new ‘international version’ Kindle. However, as usual, CLS is more […]

Suunto PC Pod Review

June 28, 2009 by · 89 Comments 

The Suunto PC Pod is very small USB stick that allows the Suunto heart rate monitor range (T3C, T4C, and apparently the T6c) to wirelessly connect to your PC and connect to Suunto’s free Training Manager Lite software. So what does it do exactly and how useful is it? Having had the T4c for a […]

How to Format a Western Digital Drive to Mac HFS Journaled

December 21, 2008 by · 30 Comments 

Image by Bart van de Biezen via Flickr I received a Western Digital My Book Essential 1TB external drive as an early Christmas gift, and of course it came pre-formatted in FAT. When I used the disk utility to Erase the drive and format it in HFS, it didn’t work.. constantly failed with the message: […]

How To Fix iPod can’t sync error (-48)

December 16, 2006 by · 280 Comments 

I started getting “iPod can’t sync error (-48)” on my 60GB video iPod shortly after version 7 of iTunes came out. It is really frustrating because it requires that you restore your iPod many times in order to get it to sync properly, and whenever you need to resync it with new music, sometimes it […]