OK, as any of my friends can attest, I’m an Apple fanboy. I’ve worked on Apple computers before there was a Mac, and I’ve just about owned every model of Mac PC they have come out with, except the notebooks and the $10,000 Lisa (although I have used one). I’ve owned a few iPods, an iPhone, I’ve even been known to pay for their software. I love iWeb and .mac, but their web servers are as slow as
the Post Office molasses. That was one of the reasons I originally moved this web site from Apple to Continue reading $5 off SmugMug!
(Oh, and family-only website reborn)
Well I’ve made the switch from Tiger to Leopard, and I can say I love it. Time Machine is awesome, the switch from a 32 bit OS to a 64 bit one makes every thin run real fast, plus a whole bunch of other improvements. The only casualties so far were a couple of beloved mail plugins Continue reading From Stripes to Spots
The iPod was first introduced on October 23, 2001. Now
five six years later, over 100 million iPods have been sold and the technology has redefined entertainment, restructured the sale of recorded music, unleashed programming from a broadcast schedule, and redefined cool. Not bad for a little white box that is just six years old. Now Apple controls over 70% of the digital music player market.
(Warning: Non-techies just skip this blog entry altogether.)
Here is version, oh let’s say… 2.1, of my website. Basically I’ve moved from hosting my website on .mac (Apple’s servers) to running it on a shared server at HostMonster. Besides going from 10 gigabytes disk storage to 300 gigs, this gives me much more control server side like, perl, PHP, mySQL, Linux Shell Access, CRON jobs and more. Continue reading A Website Reborn: The Director’s Cut