Monthly Archives: November 2009

Snow Leopard

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DSC_5224, originally uploaded by daniel.zabolotny.

Yesterday I was at the Apple Store in Chelsea and I saw the Snow Leopard box on the shelf. _”It’s been long enough,”_ I thought to myself as I picked it up. Fast-forward a couple hours, and I’ve already gotten it running on my MacBook Pro. The installation was a piece of cake, and since I waited a while, most of the initial bugs have been smoothed out by 10.6.2. I reclaimed a sizable portion of my HDD and my computer’s been running a bit quicker. The dashboard is actually usable now, whereas before it would lag and take a while to load. Overall, I’m happy with the upgrade— it was thirty dollars well spent.

2012: A Review

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I recently saw 2012, and it was a rather good movie, in my opinion. Warning: there may be some spoilers in the following review.
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What I’ve Been Up To…

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I’ve been slacking with the blogging because I’m working on this. It’s going to be my portfolio website, where I’ll showcase all the design work I’ve done. I’ve been needing one for a while, because it’s rather hard to get clients without a legit portfolio site. However, designing a website for yourself is infinitely harder than designing for a client- I’m never happy with my own designs, and throughout the course of this month I’ve gone through numerous designs. Now that I’ve settled on a design, I’ll need to code it up quickly, before I start hating it.

You can follow my progress on it here; I’ll try to update it often.

Magic Mouse Momentum Mend

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Apple’s new Magic Mouse is quite an amazing piece of technology, with a very nice iPhone-esque scrolling feature. The trouble is that if your Mac doesn’t run Snow Leopard, momentum scrolling isn’t supported. This is a problem for those of us who do not want to upgrade just yet, or worse, for those who *can’t* upgrade due to no PowerPC support in Snow Leopard. Fear not, there is a solution! If you can follow instructions and are moderately tech-savvy, you can enable this useful feature. Read on to find out how.
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