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The hoarder’s dilemma, or ‘Why can’t I throw anything away?’ • Reg Hardware


This is my problem with cables, old Apple gadgets and other electronics. VHS video player anyone? “Now, I’ve not used it for 25 years but it still works and I have a vague notion that a science museum might want to acquire it one day, and that’s why I haven’t disposed of it yet. This […]

iPhone 4 price comparison


Okay so finally Vodafone have released pricing for the UK iPhone 4 release. So that means Orange and o2 can be compared with the tariffs for Vodafone now. Three haven’t yet released their pricing strategy for the iPhone but given their 3G network coverage they shoudl be one to watch. Usual disclaimers about checking pricing […]

Super hot MacBook and the glass table


No it’s not the new Harry Potter book title. The moral of this story though is never ever leave a MacBook on even if it is cosed and asleep. Ever! I was out but I presume the sleeping Apple laptop was hotter than the tempered glass dining table could take :-( No more dining table […]

Mac OS X and Lotus Notes


It’s interesting that there doesn’t seem to be that much information about Notes and Mac OS X since this site now seems to attract a lot of visitors from Google because of this post about gripes with Lotus Notes on OS X maybe I’ll slowly build up a resource page for things related to Notes. […]

First of what I feel may be many posts about Lotus Notes


Why do I need to know what database I am connecting to? Why do I need to have a degree in computer science to change the default browser? I’ve got my lovely new MacBook Pro in the office so need to set up a whole heap of preferences in Notes – of course not all […]

New Apple MacBook Pro 17″ from £1,949 or a Mac for £17,000


Mac Expo has started and I was hoping they might have brought out a new mid range MacBook or a lower price for the Aluminum MacBook but sadly not. So whilst checking out the new MacBook Pro’s with their 17″ screens and funky new built in battery with 8 hour span between charges I wondered […]

New Time Capsule with iTunes library sharing…


The pre-Macworld Expo rumour mill has not been as mad as usual – probably due to Steve Jobs not delivering the keynote – but 9to5Mac reckon there will be an internet-based media server from Apple. The rumoured Apple media server, would be based on Apple’s existing Time Capsule, an ARM-based 802.11n WiFi base station and […]

iPhone 3G jailbroken (beta)


The iPhone Dev Team released its iPhone 3G unlocking utility, yellowsn0w, on the first of the year although it’s still a beta. If you’d like to crack your iPhone with the beta remember version 0.9.4 beta works only with iPhone baseband 02.28.00, that’s the version installed by iPhone 2.2 Software Update, Apple’s most recent firmware […]

Apple shares drop as Stevie pulls out of Macworld


Fears have grown about the health of Apple CEO Steve Jobs who will not deliver his customary keynote address at the Macworld trade show next month. Apple shares were down 3% on the news as Apple sites buzzed with speculation that Jobs decision not to address one of the highlights of the Mac calendar was […]

Mac vs PC vs Linux



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