This is the first of three articles as described in an earlier post inspired by Dave Gamache. Dave posed three questions: What are three things I want to do? What are three things I want to be? What are three things I want to have? This my response to the first question. Write passionately Writers… Continue reading What do you want to do?
I’ve played around long enough. It’s time to commit to my writing tools and stick to them. Here’s the list. On my Mac As far as I’m concerned, Scrivener is the winner on Mac. I’ve tried them all and have no more questions. Scrivener is it for me. On my iPad Discovering Writing Kit made… Continue reading Nailing the Workflow
Apple’s new releases have encouraged a flair for fiscal irresponsibility in me reaching back nearly two decades. My will was strong as the positive reviews of the MacBook Air began flooding the web, but this is probably due to the higher upgrade cost. I need a new laptop like I need a new iPhone. Besides,… Continue reading iPhone 4S – An Introduction, Not A Review
The most beautiful piece I’ve read about Steve Jobs. Daring Fireball: Universe Dented, Grass Underfoot: But the thing that struck me were his shoes, those famous gray New Balance 993s. They too were well-worn. But also this: fresh bright green grass stains all over the heels. (Via @gruber)
I had a theory that Apple’s Magic Mouse, possibly exacerbated by the Magic Trackpad, was killing me. I use the mouse at work and the trackpad at home, and the pain in my right wrist has been steadily increasing during the past several months. Three days of field tests that began with swiping a larger… Continue reading My Wrist Used to Hurt
iPad met its match in the TouchPad | Nanotech – The Circuits Blog – CNET News: On Friday, August 19, Apple’s iPad finally met its marketing match. That’s when Hewlett-Packard’s TouchPad went on sale for as little as $99 and triggered the kind of buying frenzy that had been reserved exclusively for products from Apple.… Continue reading iPad met its match in the TouchPad | Nanotech – The Circuits Blog – CNET News
I found Apple’s Express Lane while haggling with a new piece of tech over software updates. We got tired of wrestling weirdness with the dying first generation Apple TV in our living room. It’s dying a painful death, so we bought another second generation Apple TV to put in that room. The Apple Store had… Continue reading Apple TV update failures