Archive for the ‘Apple’ Category

Simulation And The Apple Watch

June 28, 2015

If Beaudrillard had Dick Tracy's watch...

If Beaudrillard had Dick Tracy’s watch…


Being the hopeless fanboy I am, it was an unavoidable purchase. (more…)

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Deluxe NerdBook

November 17, 2013

Checking up on gcc in a full-screen terminal. Nerdy enough for ya?

Checking up on gcc in a full-screen terminal. Nerdy enough for ya?


Hi, I’m back! I didn’t go AWOL, (more…)

Fetish Fone

September 23, 2012

There's something Lost in Translation here. Or, to drag in another movie pun, it's a Shame.

There’s something Lost in Translation here. Or, to drag in another movie pun, it’s a Shame.


So, a new iPhone. The sixth iteration, curiously numbered 5. (more…)

A Bout of Luddism

March 19, 2012

The Yngwie Strat ain't so bad, but I'd rather take my Martin

The Yngwie Strat ain't so bad, but I'd rather take my Martin


I’m leaving today for a week’s worth of medical convention in Düsseldorf. Deciding what pieces of gear to take with me has been an interesting debate with myself. (more…)

Leaving the Walled Garden

March 9, 2012

Drinking the Hacker Kool-Aid

Drinking the Hacker Kool-Aid


I’ve finally had it with Apple (more…)

Getting There (With A Few Caveats)

October 16, 2011

Erfurt market place provided a resolution sample scene

Erfurt market place provided a resolution sample scene


How far along are we with regards to cellphone photography? Well, the 8-megapixel camera in the new iPhone 4s is supposed to be one of the best, and we’re gonna find out some things about it in this post. (more…)

Hackbrett

August 21, 2011

A tablet computer for makers, not consumers

A tablet computer for makers, not consumers


Or so Cory Doctorow would say. Though he’s had an awful lot of pro-iPad articles on boing-boing lately. Anyway …
To get the bottom line out of the way: (more…)

Lion Loses Windows

July 22, 2011

Go Full-Screen!

Go Full-Screen!


So, Mac OS X Lion was released two days ago. Reviews are mostly positive, but they miss the big game changer that came with this newest iteration of Apple’s OS, it’s full-screen apps. (more…)

GUIs, Cycle Touring and Photography

June 20, 2011

Wide-open Skies

Wide-open Skies


This is one of only three photos I took on a 98 km bicycle loop yesterday. (more…)

Brutal Honesty? There’s An App For It.

April 30, 2011

You can do a nice bike ride through fields in bloom ...

You can do a nice bike ride through fields in bloom ...


… or … (more…)