On Community

On Community

When I was a socially awkward teen, one of my main hobbies was playing around on computers. I didn’t just want to run programs or play games, I wanted to understand everything about them – how they’re built, what each part of the hardware does, how...

Samsung REALLY Doesn’t Want You To Uninstall Windows 8

A friend of mine picked up a Samsung notebook from Future Shop on Boxing Day and asked if I would help him clean it up, get rid of the bloatware that comes preloaded. Then, upon discovery that this was a Windows 8 machine, despite his request for Windows 7 to be...

iOS 6 Review – The Pros

My friend and former manager David Henderson, an Ontario-based SEO and website developer, challenged me to put my thoughts online about iOS 6 so that he could write a companion article. I am going to cover what I consider to be the pros of upgrading to Apple’s...
WWDC Announcements from Apple: My Thoughts

WWDC Announcements from Apple: My Thoughts

Today was a big day in the world of Apple fans, iPhone and iPad developers and users, and just computing in general. A slew of exciting announcements from Apple came today at their WWDC conference. A line of new MacBook Air and Pro models, including one completely new...
OSX Lion Full Screen Mode is a Dual-Monitor Failure

OSX Lion Full Screen Mode is a Dual-Monitor Failure

Mac OS X Lion gave us the ability to take apps full-screen, moving clutter and distractions out of the way and making organizing your desktop easier. Native apps like iPhoto, Safari, Mail and iCal supported this new full-screen mode out of the box, and third-party...

So Long, And Thanks for All The Fish.

Everyone and their dog has weighed in on the death of Steve Jobs. Will that stop me from throwing my hat into the proverbial ring? Hell no. I’ll try to keep it brief, though. As a teenager in the mid-to-late 1990s, I was an ardent PC guy, while my best friend at...