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Category Archives: Cool

I Can Has Macintosh

After more than eight years of wanting a Mac for my office I finally got one last week. And what a nice one it is…a 17″ MacBook Pro laptop with a 2.5Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 4Gb of RAM, and a 250Gb hard drive. This thing flies, and the display quality is absolutely amazing. […]

Speechwriters LLC

Thanks to the awesome music app Pandora I have discovered a cool new band. Speechwriters LLC is an acoustic rock band from So Cal. Their sound is a mix of Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, and Red Hot Chili Peppers with some funky slide guitar riffs thrown in for good measure. The song CHBB (or Crazy […]

Wide-Area WiFi Comes to Rochester

Driving through town earlier today I noticed a new box on one of the traffic lights near my house. The box, mounted on above the road, had three antennae coming out of it. As I continued to drive I noticed these boxes on several traffic lights in the city as well as one on a […]

A Windows Safari

Several years ago, when Apple first released OS X and with it the Safari browser, I was rather excited. The browser was fast and standards compliant. It worked great, had a nice clean UI, and didn’t come with a lot of bloat. There was just one little thing that prevented me from adopting it: I’m […]

I’m Addicted to IconBuffet

OK, its official, I’m addicted to IconBuffet. IconBuffet, if you aren’t aware, is a icon site. It is a commercial site that sells icon sets to software and web developers. That, in itself, isn’t all that exciting, even though their icons are very nice looking and relatively inexpensive. What’s cool about the site is the […]