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Upgrading all Macs to SSD

Upgrading all Macs to SSD
I recently ordered an SSD drive from OWC and proceeded to replace the stock drive on my good old MacBook Pro (one of the first unibody series). The process was actually easier than I originally thought: just connect the new drive using an universal dri… more »

Just ordered my Mac Pro 2009

Just ordered my Mac Pro 2009
I finally ordered the Mac Pro that will kick the last "standing" PC out of this place :D I feel lighter already :))This is going to be my main/development machine. The PC I had for this since 2006 is actually still good from a hardware standpoint... th… more »

How to edit your keyboard layout on Mac OS X

How to edit your keyboard layout on Mac OS X
One thing I hate about US keyboards is that they don't let me type my French special characters by any memorable strecth -- what's the dead key for the cedilla again? (ç)One thing I hate about French keytboards is that they have all the punctuation key… more »

All set up...

All set up...
All hotel rooms should come with the bare essentials!
All right, almost a week into California: I got my cargo shipment from France, I unpacked it all, I bought the missing pieces at Fry's (like US power cables and a 110 Volts UPS) and transformed my dining table into a compact geek desk. Only thing miss… more »

Ultimate daylight awareness wallpaper

Ultimate daylight awareness wallpaper
I just bought this cool gadget app for $19.95: EarthDesk. I may have bought it only because it looks cool, or only because it gives you a sense of global awareness. But the real reason is, I guess, because it's 100 times more effective than having a s… more »