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About Alex

Alex is a blogger. You can find his personal blog here. You can also find him on Twitter.

My Dock (Part One)

May 24th, 2010


My dock is normally positioned on the left, since it’s more space-efficient there. I also use the 2D dock and not the pseudo-3D one. It’s just too glitzy for me. (Reflections! Everywhere!) Now here’s what’s in my dock: Finder — I prefer the spatial Finder, so I always hide the Finder’s toolbars (yet they somehow […]

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Seesmic For iPhone Now Available

May 21st, 2010


It’s only been a day since Twitter for iPhone was released, and Seesmic, everyone’s favorite raccoon-based Twitter client, now has its own app that went live today. When you first start Seesmic for iPhone, you get the dashboard, which has four boxes with little ‘+’ signs in them, called Spaces. Tapping on one of the […]

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Why The Windows 7 Taskbar Sucks

February 22nd, 2010


Windows 7 has been quite a hit among Windows users, some calling it what Vista should have been. I’ve used Windows 7 as a secondary OS since the public beta, and I’ve never really been comfortable with the new taskbar. These are the reasons why. That extra click—By default, the Windows 7 taskbar groups instances […]

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Re: 10 reasons I’ll be passing on the iPad

February 5th, 2010


This is a response to the article 10 reasons I’ll be passing on the iPad, where Debra Shinder details how the iPad isn’t for her. I’ve criticized Deb before. I read her blog and I’m subscribed to her Win7 News mailing list, and I’ve noticed that whenever she talks about Apple, she somehow gets in […]

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Make Your iPhone/iPod Touch Look Like an iPad

February 2nd, 2010


You like the way the iPad looks right? I mean, who doesn’t. Now, imagine you can make your iPhone/iPod look like that. Yeah, it’s possible. Only bad thing is it requires a jailbreak (I recommend Blackra1n). Basically, all you need to do is download the following from Cydia: (more…)

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