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Mac vs. PC vs. Santa?

Apple's home page today features a different kind of Mac vs. PC commercial... featuring ol' St. Nick in classic stop animation like the old classic Christmas shows we've come to know and love from Rankin-Bass. To view the high resolution version, visit the Apple Get a Mac page.

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Adding to Christmas list: Pig toy

Unfortunately these are unavailable in the states, probably due to its hazmat components. But still, I want one just to mess with. More videos after the break... Continue reading “Adding to Christmas list: Pig toy” »

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Verizon Wireless reps are fraudulent liars

This past July when I purchased my iPhone I had the choice of canceling my Verizon Wireless contract which expired this month, or continue it. After reviewing the cost differences, it was about the same cost to keep the plan active until December 2007 instead of paying the cancellation fee. In order to do this, however, I had to merge my phone in with my wife's ...

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iPod Touch knock-off sells for $109

Are you looking to score an iPod Touch for the holidays but finding the $300-$400 price tag a bit hard to stomach?  mp4nation.net is selling the Optimus Touch (how Transformers-sounding is that?) for a mere $109.  So how does this differ from the iPod Touch? Optimus Touch lacks WiFi, has a touch screen that is stylus-friendly only, has a small memory capacity ...

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Our SEMA project vehicle, revisited

Frozone was looking through a recent SEMA newsletter and stumbled upon a photo we hadn't seen of our Truckblog project vehicle, "Bank Shot". The one we spent so much time doing the vehicle graphics work for. It was taken by the SEMA staff photographer... and a great one at that! Click the photo to see the larger version.

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5 Browsers, 1 OS

This is one of the reasons I've switched from Windows to Mac: As a web developer, it's essential to be able to test a fresh page in as many browsers and environments as possible. Continue reading “5 Browsers, 1 OS” »

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Play nostalgic Nintendo games… online now!

Remember all those really cool Nintendo classic games like Donkey Kong Jr, Super Mario Bros., and Galaga?  Well I do, and those are three of my favorites. Nintendo8.com now has all of these games online, right now.  They are all Flash based.  Up until now you had to download an emulator to play on your Mac, PC, PDA, phone, or other device.  Finally, someone ...

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Amazon Kindle: amazing tech, but kinda ugly

Now this is innovation... Amazon has just done for books what Apple has done with the iPhone: innovate to a whole new level. This is the iPod for readers. You can download books, newspapers, blogs, and even your own content to a hand-held device that has an innovate new newspaper ink-like display, plenty of battery life to keep you going for a few days, is lighter ...

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I’m in the NY Times today!

Well, I'm not, but one of my sites is! My sister just called me... turns out her husband, Hank, was reading the New York Times today and came upon an article that mentions RUNNER+! Holy cow... I'm so stoked! I seriously never thought anything I'd do would wind up in the NYT! I'm going to run out later and pick up a few copies of today's paper. It's in ...

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Webcams that work with Mac OS X Leopard 10.5

Apple puts their tiny "iSight" webcam into the monitor of every computer they make, except for those of us who have purchased a Mac Mini or a Mac Pro and have opted for a non-Apple monitor solution. Personally, I'm rocking a 27" DELL Widescreen that does not have a built in camera. It has everything, but that! After much research and futzing around with the latest ...

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Extreme holiday lighting

It's that time of year again, and Mel and I will be spending the next two weekends putting up lights outside our house. If you haven't visited my GriswoldHome.com website in a while, it's worth checking out. Traffic to it is dead during 10 months of the year. Magically, during November and December, traffic flourishes! One thing that always gets me in the ...

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SEMA Video, part 1

Last week I was in Las Vegas all week for the SEMA Show (automotive convention) with 6 others as part of my Truckblog Crew.  Here's the first video posted of the event: You can also see all of the photos we took.

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The Vegas

I headed off to Las Vegas for the SEMA Show this past Monday morning (4am!) and it has been a busy week. I flew home the afternoon on Halloween to spend time with my family, and currently I am doing some blogging at Truckblog to get some of the news and photos out from the past few days. I'll be flying back to Vegas in the morning to finish up the show Thursday ...

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Soda, snacks, and iPods

I'm staying at the Las Vegas Hilton this week for the SEMA Show, and down by the elevators they have the most amazing vending machine for Apple fanboys... BOOM! It's an Apple vending machine. Chock full of iPods, cameras, headphones, cables, adapters... everything you might need in a pinch. They even have the latest toys, such as the iPod Nano, iPod Video, and iPod ...

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Mac OS X Leopard delayed for good reason?

I got this (finally) late this evening from Apple: To Our Valued Apple Customer: Dear Apple Customer, Thank you for your recent order with Apple. Due to local emergency conditions in your delivery area, our carriers are unable to deliver to the address listed on your order. As a result, your Apple shipment is currently being held at your local FedEx ...

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