Category Archives: Mac OS X

Suboptimal iTunes video downloading

I was just watching some of the “Get a Mac” advertisements on the Apple web site yesterday. They’re quite entertaining. Before I went to bed last night, I told iTunes to download a bunch of the iPhone development videos. After … Continue reading

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Suboptimal iPhone “Sync” and “Back Up”

Over the past week I purchased several iPhone applications through the App Store, including Super Monkey Ball, a Rotary Dialer, and a few others.  I also downloaded some free applications. Today I connected the iPhone to the Mac Mini for … Continue reading

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Suboptimal new computer experience — privacy vs. Mac OS X

I just got a refurbished Apple Mac mini, with the 1.83 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. It is mainly intended for use compiling my open source programs such as Nonpareil for Mac OS X. I am extremely surprised at … Continue reading

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