Outdoing Themselves!

Once again Audible and iTunes are beyond awesome!  As a public service, they are providing the world with free downloads of all of the speeches presented at the Democratic National Convention. I suspect they will also provide this free service for the RNC too.  This public service is an excellent example of corporate America making a real and meaningful contribution… Continue reading

Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, Has Surgery for Cancer

Today Steve Jobs, 49, (Steve Wozniak and he co-founded Apple Computer in 1976) announced he underwent surgery today for cancer.  The news release was positive, stating he expected a full recovery without chemotherapy or radiation. For the full article, click here. I enjoyed reading, or hearing really, as I do Audible Books, The Second Coming of Steve Jobs, by Alan… Continue reading

Coolest Things on Earth

Audible and iTunes are among my favorites! Audible is providing the executive summary of the 600-page 9/11 Commission Report, which outlines the narrative of the full report and the recommendations that flow from it, for free at the iTunes store! The summary is 1 hour, 1 minute. Download it now. Click here for the free download! You must have iTunes!… Continue reading

Airport Express Is Out There Cool!

Today I took my stereo system from upstairs and placed downstairs in the new den. I connected the TV, DVD, and stereo system. Nothing out of the ordinary. However, I purchased an Airport Express for downstairs. I connected it as well. The wireless signal from my network was just too weak and unreliable for use downstairs. The Airport Express has… Continue reading

ecto… as in …plasm?

I decided that I am just a GUI kinda guy. I am, after all, a Mac head for goodness sake! So, I complained to my friend Evans about having to hard wire URLs into these posts using html hand coding (god forbid!), as well as trying to remember the html codes for underline, bold [strong?  I mean, let’s get real!],… Continue reading

iPod and iTunes

Apple, as in computer, certainly has made a comeback from their last near death experience about 5 years ago.  And I for one am very glad. A longtime Apple enthusiast, even I, yes me, almost gave up on them when I purchased my PowerTower 250!  When they came back, they did so with the coolest of cool: the iPod (or… Continue reading