Monthly Archive for October, 2006

MagSafe Airline Power Adapter

Interesting. I went to the Apple Store to custom configure a new MacBook Pro now that they’ve gotten speed bumps, and include Firewire 800, and I saw this on the options that you can add-on:

A MagSafe Airline Power Adapter.

Looks like Apple’s building one now (finally) and they’re selling them as add-ons through their online store, but you can’t buy them individually yet.

Interesting though. Now, I’m wondering if all four of the stupid iGo power adapters I own will ever be useful again, or if I spent $600 on those things and will never use them again… figures. Apple and their damn proprietary parts.

I’m also curious: Is it “MagSafe” or “Magsafe”? You can see in the image above, Apple isn’t sure, either.

update: Looks like you can buy it online at the Apple Store. Found the link at TUAW.

Gave my father-in-law an old iBook

I gave my father-in-law an old iBook this weekend. It was a white iBook G3 with a 700MHz G3 processor and 640MB of RAM. He’s in love with it. Read his first post about the iBook here. Heh, I love it when you can introduce people to Macintosh…

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12 Lessons for Those Afraid of CSS and Standards

12 Lessons for Those Afraid of CSS and Standards – Excellent article if you’re interested in this kind of stuff.

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Cufflinks.com

Microchip Cufflinks – great geek gift for Christmas at $50/pair. They’ve got lots of other cools cufflinks too.

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Resetting a BlackBerry

Resetting a BlackBerry – last post, in this entry gives intructions for how to reset your BlackBerry to factory settings. Might be useful if you ever eBay your BlackBerry.

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Album Covers Battle

Album Covers Battle – For anyone who spends time organizing their album art in iTunes, this is a must-must-see.

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