I’m not talking about cleaning up the house—that’s an ongoing project that stays “up to standards” fairly well.
I’m talking about my digital house. For several different reasons, it has become a cluttered mess over the past year—the past 3 months in particular.
So what did my digital Spring cleaning entail?
I disconnected apps that, without ever asking my permission,… Continue reading
I’ve had my existing Mac Pro for an amazing 6 or 7 years–in computer years that’s older than I feel when I wake up in the mornings. Final Cut Pro X has issues on the old machine, and my 8 terabytes of hard disk space is all but filled with years and years of digital clutter.
So, the… Continue reading
You know, official declarations are often a bit slippery. I’m about to issue one such declaration now: I’m declaring the computer hard drives officially recovered, restructured, and now in the process of backing up both on and off site. I say it’s a bit of a slippery declaration because I will probably find small things yet undone even weeks from… Continue reading
Aside from the dreadful bondage of my being chained to my computers as I rebuild hard drives, the weather here in Manhattan Beach has been a delightful change: heavy overcast, cool, and a steady drizzle! I love it!!… Continue reading
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My main computer has had its 1T startup disk fail. After nearly 24 hours of working on it, I at least have it running again. I’ve had to take another 1T internal drive and make it the new start up drive with OS 10.6.x. So far, I’ve had success getting all of my document files, my upgrades… Continue reading
Yes, I’ve ranted about my AppleTVs world without end! Well, apparently, one of them was just completely messed up: the hardware was bad. Naturally, it wasn’t under warranty. (I think Apple only has a 90 day warranty unless you spend the extra money on AppleCare. I always do for computers but hadn’t for the AppleTV.)
So, I bought a new… Continue reading