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What’s on the menu?

The dust from the discussions @foxmwoods and I were having about the MacBook Air have settled. The initial excitement has faded (well, not for some) and we’ve become silent while we tweak the Airs to be everything we ever wanted, but no more. In the spirit of sharing nerdy information, here’s what I have going […]

Nerding out — 18 GB per second!

So, I’ve had a few days to play with my overhauled Mac, and I can report that real-world speed in Photoshop has improved significantly, and backup times have improved very significantly! Photoshop performance A file that used to take Photoshop around 20–30 seconds to save (as a PSD) now takes about 3–4 seconds! That’s around...

Nerding out — ten lessons learned

Having emerged from my two-and-a-half day nerding out, I have a few things to report. Firstly, by and large, it went smoothly and according to plan. I followed my own instructions meticulously, and let me tell you, it was time consuming. So much so that I had to leave stuff running (copying or backing up) […]

Nerding out

It’s been a long time between computer clean outs for me. My main computer (Mac Pro first version) has been doing little funny things for a while, maybe 12 months or so, and I’ve been meaning to clean it up a bit. By little things I mean here and there an application would crash occasionally, […]