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Tech & Climbing Mount Everest


Very cool article about an amazing expedition with all the geek toys in tow!

“Climbing Mount Everest with a MacBook Pro and iPod | Laptop | Mobile Mac | Macworld: “If you’re planning an expedition to conquer Mount Everest, you need to make sure you have all of the necessary supplies. If your list of supplies is anything like the most recent group to take on the Everest challenge, you should pack your MacBook Pro and a few iPods, too.”

(Read Full Article HERE)

by Jim Dalrymple, Macworld.com


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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: July 2009

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The BEST Desktop Wallpaper Calendars for July 2009 from Smashing Magazine:

“Desktop wallpapers can serve as an excellent source of inspiration. However, if you use some specific wallpaper for a long period of time, it becomes harder to draw inspiration out of it. That’s why we have decided to supply you with smashing wallpapers over 12 months.”

(Get them HERE)

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Apple loves secrets!


Apple’s Management Obsessed With Secrecy – NYTimes.com:

“Few companies, indeed, are more secretive than Apple, or as punitive to those who dare violate the company’s rules on keeping tight control over information. Employees have been fired for leaking news tidbits to outsiders, and the company has been known to spread disinformation about product plans to its own workers.”

(Read Full Article HERE)

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Steve Jobs recovering after liver transplant


Steve Jobs recovering after liver transplant – CNN.com:

“‘Mr. Jobs is now recovering well and has an excellent prognosis,’ said Dr. James D. Eason of Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. He added that Jobs had given his permission for the information to be released. Eason did not say when the operation took place.”

(Read full article HERE)

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Photogene- a great photo editor for your iPhone

I bought this App a few weeks ago and I love it!

TUAW has a great review and more info about the app, Photogene:

Photogene is kind of like a miniature Photoshop for the digital pictures you take on your iPhone.

It has a boatload of functions, which will let you fix and enhance your digital images without having to offload them to another image editor on a Mac or PC.

Here’s some of the functionality:

  • Enhance photos with color adjustment and sharpen tools
  • Crop and straighten photos
  • Add text balloons
  • Create a variety of frames
  • Adjust Histogram
  • Correct Gamma
  • Increase/decrease saturation
  • Adjust color temperature
  • Multiple undo and redo
  • (Read full article Photogene is a photo genius for your iPhone )

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Reminder: DTV Transition Is Today, June 12th – Gizmodo

Reminder: DTV Transition Is Today, June 12th [Dtv]:

Today’s the Day!!

(Via Gizmodo)

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Creating the Apple Logo


Rob Janoff, he’s the guy that created the Apple Logo – “A nice little piece of Internet archeology, an interview with graphic designer Rob Janoff  on the creation of the iconic Apple rainbow logo has resurfaced at zlok.net.

In 1976, Janoff worked as an art director for Regis McKenna where he created the logo, it was a pro-bono gig.”

(Read full article From – Cult of Mac)

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Slideshow of the New Apple hardware – Macworld


A nice little slideshow of the New Apple hardware, thanks Macworld

(See it HERE HERE )

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Everything you need to know about your Mac!


A great resource that I wanted to pass along…..

“Mactracker provides detailed information on every Apple Macintosh computer ever made, including items such as processor speed, memory, optical drives, graphic cards, supported Mac OS versions, and expansion options. Also included is information on Apple mice, keyboards, displays, printers, scanners, digital cameras, iPod, Apple TV, iPhone, Wi-Fi Cards/Base Stations, Newton, and Mac OS versions.”

(Check it out HERE)

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Western Digital gets BIG, with 2TB internal HD.

“Western Digital has finally come clean with the industry’s first 2TB internal hard drive. Launched today in the USA, the planet’s highest capacity single HDD — otherwise known as the 2TB Caviar Green ($299; available now) — sits on a 3.5-inch platform, includes 32MB of cache”

Of course I just bought about 8 new 1TB drives…figures!

But I am curious to see if the have problems like the Seagate 1.5TB drives.

(Read FULL article HERE)

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