Pluck Your Caps Lock Key Off of Your Keyboard!

How many times have I cursed the Caps Lock key. I’ve wished I could pluck if from my keyboard more than once. Well… turns out, you can with a simple keyboard preference change! Go to System Preferences and select Keyboard. In this window, click on Modifier Keys… Now click next to “Caps Lock” and select “No Action”. Easy!… Continue reading

How To Save Ink

Image via Wikipedia Now this was a clever guy!  He wanted to see which fonts used the least and most amount of ink.  So he bought a bunch of Bic ballpoint pens and found out by coloring in the fonts with the pens.  The last slide in the photo gallery shows the results of his findings, again, in a very… Continue reading

It Scared Me to Death!

I vividly remember watching Poltergeist in the theater.  It was terrifying!  I loved it.  I especially liked the psychic, “Run to the light!” I saw the movie again, years later and wondered aloud at what I found so scary about it.  I guess the original was a first for me and I was much younger then. Sadly, Zelda passed away… Continue reading

How Bad Is the Economy?

I usually hate chain emails that are supposed to be funny but aren’t. But every once in a while one comes along that is hysterical. Here is one: You know the economy is bad when: I ordered a burger at McDonald’s and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?” If the bank returns your check… Continue reading

Conspicuous by Its Absence

Something else just dawned on me about today’s announced iPad: all that went unannounced. In fact, I’m concerned. Where is iLife ’10? One of the presenters mentioned that iLife had been rewritten from the ground up. OMG! The last time Apple‘s software team re-wrote something from the ground up, they gutted it: iMovie! What features will we lose? Will desktop… Continue reading

My Take on the iPad

Image by Getty Images via Daylife First:  Glad to see Steve Jobs looks much healthier than during his first appearance after his liver transplant. You know, I personally think Apple will have a devilishly difficult time beating what they accomplished with the iPhone.  It was transcendent, transformative technology that turned the mobile industry on its head–just as the iPod transformed… Continue reading