Category Archives: Computers Etc.

More Fun with Apples – the new iPad

I started with the first-generation iPad, and loved it. That iPad was a life-altering experience, because it actually changed the way I do things, in a big way. I quit buying hard-copy books, thereby saving trees, space, some money, and … Continue reading

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Fun with Apples

I have a 27” iMac at work, and I love it. It’s the first computer I’ve ever had custody of, that I need to clean with a squeegee. I tend to have a lot of windows open, too. What is … Continue reading

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Exede12 Internet Service – Review

Yesterday, we were lucky enough to be the second installation of Exede12 satellite internet service in our area, at least by our installer. The first installation was the company’s own, so ours is the first in the wild, so to … Continue reading

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Sorry About the Digression

Sorry about the digression, but it seemed like the thing to do. Censorship has always struck me as a bad idea. -Popgun

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The Apple Ecosystem

I switched from Windows to a Mac when I ordered my MacBook Pro in January, 2007. That would be the same computer I’m typing this on, right now. So it’s almost five years old. Those who know me realize this … Continue reading

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Satellite Internet Services

Here’s an interesting factoid. Our company currently has bandwidth problems and so I called HughesNet to see if they could do better than their competition (Wild Blue). So, talking to HughesNet salesman, we discussed one of their faster business plans, … Continue reading

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Apple Goodness!

I know, I’m a nerd, but my employer got this for me and I just have to share the Mac Goodness! It’s an iMac with i7 quad-core processor, 27” screen, 8 GB ram, 1 Terabyte disk, and I am a … Continue reading

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Kindle vs iPad

Disclaimer – I already own an iPad, the 64 GB Wi-Fi version. Kindle has a new ad out, which highlights the fact that in bright sunlight, the Kindle is easier to read than an iPad. This is undoubtedly true. I … Continue reading

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Hot Summer

The forecast for the next five days is 101, 101, 101, 100, 100. If that is binary code, in base 10 it would equal 23,396. -Popgun

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The Bell Curve

There are many things in life that are governed on a bell curve. You know, this is the probability distribution curve that your teacher in school used to try to grade on; most student’s grades fall in the middle 80%, … Continue reading

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