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Freeing Up Hard Drive Space

Grand Perspective is a handy little application for Mac OS which shows you the contents of a folder, or your hard drive in a unique way. Larger files show up as larger blocks, allowing you to free up space on your hard drive with a quick glance. It’s very useful, I’ve used it to clear...

Gizmodo Got Conficked!

Conficker hit Gizmodo hard! Apparently… they’re the only ones. Conficker has started getting new instructions, but thus far, it seems it has done little else. However, we can’t be sure what instructions it’s receiving. Today, it started visiting the 500 out of 50,000 different websites to get the instructions. Apparently, security experts say that it...

Conficker Strikes Today?

Today is the day that the Windows Virus/Worm, Conficker, is supposed to change it’s behavior. It should be contacting it’s host for instructions, and then the purpose of it should become well known. However, it seems as though nothing has happened yet (unless, of course, those infected are unable to contact the outside world…). It...

Thoughts On The Forgotten Power PC Processor

This has been a growing, and disheartening, trend. Developers are releasing games that aren’t universal, instead, they work only on Intel Processors. This is partially done because these are ports from Windows games, and they can release Mac ports a lot quicker if they make them Intel only, and use Cider. I have issues with...

New iPod Shuffle

Today, Apple released the next version of their iPod Shuffle. First, some details: 4 GB Smaller than last Shuffle No controls on Shuffle, located on headphones Has voiceover Can handle playlists It’s pretty cool. It’s smaller than the old shuffle, and has twice the memory capacity. It comes in silver or black, and has a...

More Apple Netbook/Touchscreen Rumors

These rumors have been around since the advent of the technology, but here they come again. This time from Commercial Times (passed on by Digi Times). They’ve been accurate about Asus leaks, but not too accurate about Apple rumors (they once predicted a G5 Powerbook, which never happened). Of course, Apple has multitouch built into...

Own Bill Clinton’s iPod

Want a signed iPod from Bill Clinton, along with 10 of his favorite songs? Then hop on over to ebay. As of this posting, it was $751.00. So, if you want something owned by a president, without having to be chased by secret service, and you happen to have deep pockets, check it out. As...

iPod Games: Vector Tanks

Well, I have close to 100 apps for my iPod Touch. I like to download new ones often. Whether or not I still use them a month later is a good tell if it’s a good app or not. However, as far as first impressions go, I can say that I’m quite impressed by Vector...