Archive | October, 2009

Apple Regains Their Collective Sanity, Updates iTunes 9 With Option for Dark Background

October 31st, 2009


Awhile ago, I wrote a post about iTunes 9 and how Apple had completely uglified it. Now, Apple has released an update, 9.0.2, that resolves one of my complaints: the eye-shieldingly white Grid View background: Compare that to the new iTunes 9, with the option for a dark background: Now, doesn’t that look better, Apple? […]

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Five Things I Hate About The iPod Touch

October 27th, 2009


I love my iPod. Not as much as this idiot, but I still love it. That said, there are some things that I absolutely hate about it; little design choices that make me groan every day: 1. The Music App When the iPod came out in 2001, it virtually created the PMP market, so you’d […]

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Apple Redesigns the MacBook, iMac, Mighty Mouse

October 22nd, 2009

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On Tuesday, the Apple Store went down, leaving only the much-anticipated “We’ll be back soon” sticky note. When the Store came back up, there were new MacBooks, iMacs, and a new mouse, along with other refinements to the traditional line-up of Apple products. The new MacBook basically brings it up to par with the MacBook […]

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Never In My Entire Life Have I Seen Anything as Awkward as This Windows 7 Ad

October 10th, 2009


This article appeared originally on, where I put all the other crap I write. Microsoft, in a not-so-well-thought-out move, has actually let this horrible, horrible, horrible advertisement for Windows 7 launch parties out of the torture chamber basement to see the light of day (not to mention the stares of disbelief and disgust of […]

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