iMac or Mac Pro? →
As much as I love Apple products, I can’t (yet) justify buying a $1000 24” monitor. My monitor is Dell 22” and only cost me $140. Yes I do realise Dell’s monitor are not as gorgeous as Apple’s. That’s why graphic designers choose Apple displays. For now, I’m not buying either Mac Pro or Apple display. Maybe that’ll change in 5, 10 years time.
The Tale of Reusing Computers →
People ask me about getting a new computer. While I might consider moving to one that’s only 5 years old or so, I like what I am doing here. I’m using something that would most likely end up as toxic waste in a landfill somewhere I am recycling a discarded item I am helping the environment I am enjoying the challenge of matching hardware and software to do what I need to do, without lots of...
Gizmodo thinks that Mac OS X is going to die →
I don’t think so. Not exactly how they phrase it. On the desktop, apps won’t lose its power: A professional user will be able to run Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Final Cut Pro. This is the very statement that contradict their title. If desktop is not going to lose power, then why are they saying that Mac OS X is going to die? The correct statement will be: Mac OS X is going...
Setup of the day →
This guy is much like me, difference is I haven’t got enough money to buy the lot.
Why people generally don't do software updates
Many people that I know are afraid to update their software. Be it their mobile phone OS, desktop OS, or even their application softwares. For example, someone I know did not want to update his Skype because he’s afraid that it’ll make his computer slow and lose his skip contact details. Other famous example is many of my friends choose to stick with Windows XP even though they know...
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.– Steve Jobs
Your PasswordCard →
minimalmac: A PasswordCard is a credit card-sized card you keep in your wallet, which lets you pick very secure passwords for all your websites, without having to remember them! You just keep them with you, and even if your wallet does get stolen, the thief will still not know your actual passwords. Such a wonderful, analog solution to a common digital problem. I’m a dedicated 1Password guy...