Archive for March, 2008

A Bad Apple


Have you time for a good read? Then try the new Wired article on ‘How Apple Got Everything Right By Doing Everything Wrong‘. “It’s hard to see how any of this would have happened had Jobs hewed to the standard touchy-feely philosophies of Silicon Valley. Apple creates must-have products the old-fashioned way: by locking the […]

Apple have just upgraded their Airport Express to 802.11n. The previous model was only 802.11g. Apple claims a 5x speed improvement over the old version although in my experience users are more likely to get about three times the throughput; a nice speed bump nevertheless. The new Airport Express also boasts twice the range and […]

Northern Lights


The northern lights must be one of the most beautiful natural phenomenon known to man, yet they are notoriously difficult to capture on film. However, Sigurdur H. Stefnisson seems to have perfected the art. These stunning photos of were all taken in Iceland over the last 20 years.

If you are like me and you feel compelled to tinker under the hood of Mac OS X then you may find the latest Alcor (the genius behind Quicksilver) project interesting. ‘Secrets 1.0’ is a system preference pane that provides GUI access to a multitude of hidden user defaults for both Mac OS X itself, […]