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Wednesday: December 9, 2009

Google decides to release their Chrome browser for Mac and Linux.Google decides to release their Chrome browser for Mac and Linux.

Google has also pulled the curtain back on an extensions library (which is still in beta) but currently they only work for Windows and Linux versions of Chrome. I'll still give this browser a whirl on the Mac for giggles.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:53 AM | Tags (7) | google | chrome | mac | linux | extensions | beta | apple |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

Apple deals another legal blow to Mac clone manufacturer, Psystar.Apple deals another legal blow to Mac clone manufacturer, Psystar.

Judge William Alsup's court of Northern California ruled in Apple's favour on all counts. Psystar is now likely to face claims for damages from Steve Jobs. Psystar is attempting a parallel defence in Florida, where the firm is based.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:49 AM | Tags (9) | clones | legal | register | psystar | mac | apple | favour | court | damages |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 11, 2009

Apple drops support for Atom processors in latest Mac OS X software update.Apple drops support for Atom processors in latest Mac OS X software update.

Thinking of purchasing a Dell Mini laptop with the sole purpose of putting Mac OS X on it? Apple would prefer it if you just bought a laptop from them instead. Now pony up.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:35 AM | Tags (12) | apple | atom | dell | devices | hack | mac | macosx | netbook | processor | support | unsupported | update |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

Apple would like you to know there are now over 100,000 apps to choose from.Apple would like you to know there are now over 100,000 apps to choose from.

...choose from an incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel. App Store users have downloaded well over two billion apps, continuing to make it the world’s most popular applications store.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:00 PM | Tags (10) | 100000 | apps | appstore | gaming | industry | iphone | ipodtouch | itunes | macrumors | mobile |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to compile software from source code.A handy tutorial on how to compile software from source code.

...thanks to the popularity of open-source software, where the source code is available for one and all to read and enjoy, the impetus has been put on the end-user to compile their own code if they want to use the software.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:57 AM | Tags (15) | applications | apps | code | compile | development | linux | macosx | opensource | programming | software | source | systems | tutorial | windows | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Photoblog: Plumbing Exploits
Plumbing Exploits

Posted in honor of my recent mishaps in the world of plumbing. This little shot was taken at the kid's museum over in Norwalk (Stepping Stones) which is in fact, fun for the whole family.

Location:

Norwalk, Connecticut

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 3:47 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | macro | photoblog | photography | plumbing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft doesn't want anything to do with Family Guy variety show special.Microsoft doesn't want anything to do with Family Guy variety show special.

The special reportedly contained jokes about deaf people, the Holocaust, feminine hygiene and incest. In other words, it was just like a regular 'Family Guy' episode.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 7:39 AM | Tags (10) | advertising | familyguy | fox | microsoft | sensitive | sethmacfarlane | software | special | sponsorship | variety |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 8, 2009

CNN takes a look at who translates better: humans or machines.CNN takes a look at who translates better: humans or machines.

Some interesting tidbits as to how Google and Facebook have differing strategies in regards to proper translations on the web. I give Facebook a lot of nerd cred for still keeping 'pirate' up as an alternative language.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:28 AM | Tags (7) | cnn | facebook | google | humans | machines | technology | translation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 30, 2009

Apple would like you to know that there really is an app for everything.Apple would like you to know that there really is an app for everything.

With 85,000 applications I'd be surprised if there something you couldn't do. In a feeble attempt to encourage discussion, list some things you can't currently do with an iPhone in the 'discuss' section of this post.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 12:34 PM | Tags (6) | apple | apps | everything | iphone | ipod | macrumors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

An amazing collection of liquid art to feast your eyes upon.An amazing collection of liquid art to feast your eyes upon.

What better way to end your day than with a splash of liquidy-colorful goodness. These photos were shot by combining soundwaves with water-based paint using a mic-triggered camera. Wow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 5:05 PM | Tags (8) | artsy | camera | colors | drops | macro | photos | time | water |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


New line of plastic MacBooks may be right around the corner along with new iMacs.New line of plastic MacBooks may be right around the corner along with new iMacs.

The refreshed iMacs may include a new touch-capable mouse to emulate functionality that iPhones can already do. My hunch is that it will be a USB touch pad. Pinching and swiping with an actual mouse doesn't quite work.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:45 AM | Tags (7) | imacs | macbooks | new | plastic | redesign | refresh | rumors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Photoblog: Benched
Benched

A macro shot taken way back in 2007 from a certain Disney theme park, in a certain part of TomorrowLand, on a certain bench across from the Speedway. What can I say, I'm a Disney nerd.

Location:

Orlando, Florida

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 4:49 PM | Tags (7) | photo | photoblog | macro | artsy | disney | fantasyland | bench |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apple releases update for iTunes 9 that fixes some bugs.Apple releases update for iTunes 9 that fixes some bugs.

If you had issues with your copy of iTunes being unresponsive or just unexpectedly quitting, this update is for you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:05 AM | Tags (7) | bugs | fixes | itunes | itunes9 | macrumors | stability | version |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 22, 2009

Ars Technica takes a look back at twenty years of Apple laptops.Ars Technica takes a look back at twenty years of Apple laptops.

The Portable sold for a whopping $6,500 when it was launched in September 1989, and it's hardly surprising that it was never a top-seller.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:45 AM | Tags (9) | apple | ars | computers | history | ibook | laptops | macbook | powerbook | years |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Photoblog: Ink Blots
Ink Blots

An artsy macro shot captured whilst splatter painting with the kids. Sure, the end result is a little dark and depressing but it's a nice contrast compared to the fun we were actually having throwing paint everywhere.

Location:

Eastchester, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 3:06 PM | Tags (7) | photos | photography | macro | ink | blot | blots | artsy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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