MacTuts+: Data loss is something that no one ever wants to go through, but unfortunately, a lot of us will at some point. Whether it’s a lost thumb drive that we failed to back up or an accidental deletion of an important folder, potential hazards are everywhere. Prevention is your first step, but in the … Continue reading An Introductory Guide to Data Recovery
The Week (assisted with Dr. Ryan St. Clair of the Weill Cornell Medical College) dissects the injuries of Harry and Marv from Home Alone: Let's estimate the distance from the first floor to the basement at 15 feet, and assume the steam iron weighs 4 pounds. And note that the iron strikes Marv squarely in … Continue reading Diagnosing the Home Alone burglars’ injuries
Logged in to my Flickr account to make some changes to my photostream and Flickr are offering 3 months of Pro, free. If you’re already a Pro member, it’ll extend your Flickr Pro subscription by 3 months.
I’ve attempted to go paperless a number of times but it just seemed so much of a hassle. Sure, scanning paperwork meant I’d have a digital archive and if I splashed out on some OCR software they could be searchable, but the main stumbling block was the scanner.I have an ageing HP DeskJet 4580. It’s … Continue reading Review: Doxie One
Benj Edwards at MacWorld: Fifteen years ago, Apple released its first and only touchscreen laptop (so far), the often forgotten eMate 300. This translucent clamshell portable, which ran Apple’s Newton PDA operating system, represented a bold experiment in educational computing and a drastic departure from Apple’s traditional hardware design.Pure nostalgia. A teacher at my high … Continue reading The eMate is 15 years old
Not really sure how I never noticed this (and it’s probably old news for quite a lot of you) but Mountain Lion supports outputting audio to AirPlay devices. I don’t use AirPlay often, but when I do it’s usually from my iPhone or iPad and will have video accompanying it.It does make apps such as … Continue reading Mountain Lion supports AirPlay as a device for your Mac’s sound output
Now that Instagram has cleared up some of their more confusing wording and alleviated a lot of their users’ concerns, this whole saga has demonstrated two points: Companies such as Instagram need to start using clear and concise points to avoid losing users. Users don’t even know what rights they have in the current TOS.Tumblr … Continue reading Terms of Service need to drop the l33t speak