Should Apple unlock a dead man’s son’s phone?

I was reading this article at Ars Technica about a man whose 13 year old son passed away. He’d love to be able to capture those prized moments and memories. I think Apple should do this. I think there should be some mechanism for deceased phone owners, especially if they are minors. Why not create […]

Stuttering Bluetooth Audio Fix Mac OS X (El Capitan)

So, I was watching a video at work as part of my training yesterday using my Jaybird Bluebuds X In-Ear Headset without any problems on a brand new MacBook Pro 13-inch. I started work today where I left off and the audio was choppy. I disconnected these Bluebuds from my Mac and connected to my […]

Dropbox adds convenience for business users

We use Dropbox at work and I also use Dropbox personally. Prior to just recently, to use both of my Dropbox accounts, I had to use DropboxPortableAHK alongside the standard Dropbox client (for Windows). It worked about 99.8% as well as I wanted it to. Every now and again, the portable version would get stuck […]

Windows XP still at 29% market share

So I’m reading this article over at Ars Technica that talks about how Windows XP is near its end of life for support from Microsoft (April 8). It has all kinds of graphs and charts that say one thing: Microsoft is still winning the OS and browser war. What else it shows is that with […]

MESS came into my radar today

So, the Multi Emulator Super System came into my radar today. What a fascinating project. It takes the MAME (Multi Arcade Machine Emulator) project and shoves it into a web browser using JavaScript. I was able to play Choplifter (Apple IIc), Pitfall (Atari 2600), and Lemonade Stand (Apple ?) today. I was impressed. You can […]

Reading up on Sparrow Creator

I’ve been using the free version of Sparrow on the Mac for a few months now. Why? Well, I was turned on to Postbox, a pay-for-a-free-email-client-based-on-Thunderbird by a friend of mine at Wayne State University a few years back. I liked it quite a bit because it offered features that weren’t part of Thunderbird and […]