Mac mini with dual screens

This post is being written on my (almost) new Dell U2410 monitor. I picked it up cheaply from Graysonline. I get a lot of my kit from there. They often have cheap/reconditioned Dell bits available and you can usually purchase them for under half price. The U2410 is a well regarded high-end monitor and I concur . . . → Read More: Mac mini with dual screens

Review: Enqueue music player for OSX

As regular readers will have noted, my preferred music encoding format is FLAC. My whole music library (>7,000 tracks) is FLAC at 16/44.1 or higher. I am a fussy listener and I do not want to even have any chance of compression artefacts interfere with my music listening.

This is problem for me now on Mac OSX . . . → Read More: Review: Enqueue music player for OSX

Review – Telstra prepaid HTC Wildfire S

I get asked – almost on a daily basis – what mobile phone and plans I recommend. There seem to be two camps emerging in the mobile phone world – those who love iPhones and those that don’t. I am firmly in the second camp. I know I have raved about Mac OS X recently but I . . . → Read More: Review – Telstra prepaid HTC Wildfire S

iSanta

It’s becoming an annual event: a Boxing Day plea for help from one of my friends trying to get their new Apple device working for a young child.

This year it was three phone calls from a harried parent over 6 hours. Seriously Apple – 6 hours to get a new iPod touch working. What a joke. Do . . . → Read More: iSanta

Mac mini – wake from LAN actually works

Sorry, this is another Mac rave….

I made my Mac Mini our print server for the household LAN as it sits next to the communal printer. When I did so, I turned off the sleep function as the printer may be needed by anyone at any time and so I had presumed the Mac Mini needed to be . . . → Read More: Mac mini – wake from LAN actually works