During my sick time at home, I discovered that Cosmic Osmo, Manhole, and Spelunx are available on Steam for modern computers.Continue reading post "#3809"
I’ve made another new laptop purchase in the past couple months: I bought a refurbished 2020 MacBook Air from Apple.com. It has a 10th gen i3 Intel processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. I bought it to replace my struggling 11 year old MacBook. I bought a Lenovo Yoga 7i, but was struggling to get comfortable with it for my web development work. I made the call to get the Mac so I could directly migrate both my work computer user and my personal computer users, with the plan to use it for development and use the Yoga for other stuff.Continue reading post "Purchase: New laptop, MacBook Air"
Last month, I finally bought a new laptop with plans to replace my aging 2009 Macbook as my primary computer. It is a Lenovo Yoga 7i, purchased from MicroCenter. It is a switch from Mac, which has been my primary OS for pretty much since I’ve been using computers, but it has touch screen and I hope to switch to the open world of Linux.Continue reading post "Purchase: New laptop, Lenovo Yoga 7i"
As of the start of Prime day yesterday, the Amazon home page seems to completely freeze up my laptop.Continue reading post "#3070"
It has been a long, weird evening, with a lot of time spent on computer updates and a dead car battery.Continue reading post "#2916"
I had a weird loss of a git commit when my battery died unexpectedly.Continue reading post "#2520"
Today was not a great day at work: I discovered that my work laptop was stolen over the weekend.Continue reading post "Work theft"
Found an answer to a long standing Mac OS keyboard navigation question: How to focus a dialog window when it has lost focus.Continue reading post "Focus Mac OS X dialog with keyboard"
A few weeks ago, I finally made the jump from Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) to 10.11 (El Capitan) on my primary computer. I had been using 10.11 at work for months, but not at home. I was probably one of the last holdouts on hardware that could be updated.Continue reading post "Mac Update: Snow Leopard to El Capitan"
I bought a rapberry pi with breadboard kit. Going to do some experiments. I may try it as a NAS, home web server, video game emulator, and media center. May get several for long-term use if I like them enough.