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About Richard

Richard is a professional web developer and business consultant. He opened his first web hosting company at the age of 13 out of his bedroom on an ISDN connection and hasn't looked back since. Richard currently resides in sunny Florida.

Back To The Hack

November 5th, 2010


I am pleased to announce that after selling my Dell Inspiron 1525 for dirt cheap to my father-in-law, I am trading him a more powerful, “Windows-only” laptop to reclaim my HackBook — the exact laptop that started it all. I am very excited to dive back into Mac OS X and I will¬†definitely¬†need to upgrade […]

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Mac OS X Snow Leopard Has Arrived!

August 28th, 2009


Released today, Apple’s latest version of OS X (10.6) dubbed “Snow Leopard” has arrived. While looking at it from first glance, you can’t tell many differences from your old Mac running the plain cat (Leopard). But start poking around long enough and you’ll find… Whoa — fast, small, sexy. Apple delivers and no matter what […]

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6 Reasons Why Macs Are Better Than PCs

May 14th, 2009


Sure, there are thousands of articles out there on “Mac versus PC” but I’m going to take it in a different direction and look at the top six reasons why your next computer should be a Mac, and why those Mac owners are just so damn happy with their computer. This won’t be a technical, […]

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10.5.7 Delta Update

May 12th, 2009


Okay, 10.5.7 is out and available via Software Update. I wouldn’t get it this way. . . I’d go to Apple’s site and download the package before playing around with. I can only assume all the tricks they might play with this update, so here’s to whoever might first experiment with it. Just remember those […]

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Apple Buying Social Networks?

May 5th, 2009


The rumors are flying around that Apple, Inc. is looking into offering a large amount of cash and stock to social network smash hit Twitter which will more than likely become a part of the MobileMe service. The tech blogosphere is fired up with word from reliable sources that “Apple is in late stage negotiations […]

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