Flash-Based iPod on the Horizon

MacMerc is reporting that the speculated flash-based iPod may make its first appearance at the 2005 Macworld Expo in San Francisco. The device will probably come with 1GB and 2GB configurations. The price tags may be $149 and $199, respectively.

Optimize Your DeliciousExport

DeliciousExporter makes a marvelous addition to Delicious Library. But, at v0.1.1, it’s fatally flawed. Why? Because it exports the original images from Delicious Library and uses CSS to resize them in your browser. Imagine my surprise when my exported library turned out to be 13.8mb. As a 56k user, 7mb (30 minutes) per page was […]

Common WordPress Error after PHP v4.3.10

Please note, the following is a quoted error message: Database error: [You have an error in your SQL syntax. Check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near ‘,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,] SELECT DISTINCT ID, category_id, cat_name, category_nicename, category_description, category_parent FROM blog_categories, blog_post2cat, blog_posts WHERE category_id = cat_ID AND post_id […]

Walmart Sells $500 Laptop

Walmart is now selling a Linspire-loaded laptop for under $500. Yes, the features do match the price tag, but it’s nice to know that today’s college student will have at least one option for mobile computing.

PUM: Silence the Embarrassing Pops

One day, you’re giving a presentation to an important audience, and you know that you need to lower the volume on your Mac. What you don’t know is that the technical staff in charge of setting up your presentation rig have left all external speakers on their maximum volume. You press the volume lowering key […]

Power User Monday: Routine Maintenance

Do you leave your Mac on all the time? Have you ever repaired your permissions? Is your Mac feeling a little sluggish since you got it? Today, I’d like to share with you a very important procedure for ensuring the continued well-being of your Apple Macintosh computer. It’s time to learn about Routine Maintenance!