Category: Computer

Couldn’t Wait

My Mavericks envy got the better of me and after hearing about how many people already upgraded their computers, I went ahead and downloaded and installed Apple’s latest desktop operating system. Took a little longer than I was expecting, but then millions of other Apple fans were downloading it at the same time. It installed …

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Apple’s Annual October Event 2013

Watched the live streaming of Apple’s annual October software and hardware announcements. The event began, as always, with CEO Tim Cook talking about the company’s impressive numbers for the past year. He then handed the clicker off to Craig Federighi, Senior VP of Software Engineering, to go over OS X Mavericks, Apple’s latest operating software. …

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An Apple, A Mouse And Some Coffee

The Magic Mouse I used with my iMac went absolutely ape-poop this morning. It’s very difficult and frustrating trying to post-process a photo or even just click on a link when all your mouse wants to do is jump with the jitters along either the very top of the monitor or along the left side. …

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iWorks In iCloud In Beta

Apple gave me a chance to beta test cloud versions all three of its iWorks apps: Pages, Numbers and Keynote. I really don’t use these apps as often as I used to, since most of my time is spent in Photoshop, but all three apps worked flawlessly. I could be mistaken, but I don’t think …

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New iTunes

Upgraded to the new version of iTunes. It looks much cleaner and better organized and I’m sure it won’t take very long to get used to the changes, especially since I literally use iTunes ever single day. Most of the issues will arise from trying to find where all the links have been placed in …

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New Roar To My Mac

I finally upgraded my iMac from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion. Once I knew I could run my main apps in the new operating system I decided to take the $20 plunge. The downloading and installation went off without a hitch, as I expected. Spent a good chunk of the afternoon familiarizing myself with the …

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Photo Drive, Part Two

Went over to Fry’s today to finally replace the second external hard drive that I use for my photo storage that had failed recently. I doubt I will ever buy another Iomega drive. They were my two most recent external drives and they both went bad much too soon. For a short while I thought …

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