“Why would the big four music companies agree to let Apple and others distribute their music without using DRM systems to protect it? The simplest answer is because DRMs haven’t worked, and may never work, to halt music piracy. Though the big four music companies require that all their music sold online be protected with [...]
Mac latops draw a very small amount of power while closed (aka “sleeping”) to preserve the contents of its memory. This small draw of power slowly drains the battery. If a Mac were to “hibernate,” like a lot of PC laptops can do, the memory would be saved to the hard disk and then draw [...]
Found this on LifeHacker this morning, made me think of when Brian lamented the lack of a refresh in Finder. Mac OS X only: Freeware tool Refresh Finder lets you add a Safari-like refresh button to your Finder window. Die-hard Mac owners might think Tiger’s automatic refresh should render this irrelevant, but there are times [...]
We all got together at Craig & Jenny’s house to cook dinner last Friday. The menu: flounder stuffed with mushrooms topped with a tomato reduction; grilled asparagus with pecorino; corn chowder; homemade vanilla ice cream with fresh strawberries. Jillian’s taking the picture. More pics here…
If you could get rid of all your junk mail (we’re talking the paper stuff here) for five years, how much would you pay? Well, a Michigan company called 41Pounds.org is working an innovative business plan that bets you’ll pay $41. Their points: NO MORE JUNK MAIL. Save time by eliminating 80-95% of your daily [...]
This weekend Evolution was released for Windows. Evolution is a popular email client in the Linux world, something I looked at when we rolled out the new Exchange server last year. Evolution accesses OWA to connect to the Exchange server, but has the look and feel of full-on email client. This is great for Windows [...]
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