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Monthly Archives: March 2011

QuickBooks 2007 and PowerPlant

Wow. I love using QuickBooks. Like I love nailing my funny bone! QuickBooks is one of those slow programs that you have to use when it wants to work. Cause when it’s not working, it’s crashing: Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV) Exception Codes: KERN_INVALID_ADDRESS at 0x00000000189ffff0 Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: Thread 0 Crashed: Dispatch […]

Apple’s newest product

Thanks to my co-worker for showing me this video: Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

Apple Mail won’t save my password

I’ve been plagued with Apple Mail asking me for my password, over and over and over again. I switched over to Thunderbird when I thought there was no solution, but it seems that there might be a solution here.

Time to get Bulletstorm

Japan’s earthquake

My heart goes out to those in Japan who have had to endure the 8.9 earthquake that struck last week. Here is footage of a tsunami that followed the quake that hit Japan: Tsunami 2011-04-07 Update It seems that the link to the original video is broken. Here is news footage that includes some of […]

Voter turn out versus Antarctica

I was looking at voter turnout from the earliest election to today and looking at the data graphed in Excel reminded me of Antarctica. Here is the graph: And here is Antarctica:

Dead Island

I hope the game is as good as the trailer… and if it is, I’m looking forward to it:

AMD leverages OpenCL in new plug-in for Maya

Damn! This seems like a perfect mix: AMD, which took over ATI, uses it’s graphics cards to leverage the OpenCL architecture to create a plug-in for Maya! It actually makes perfect sense since OpenCL can produce some outstanding results when paired to a video card that has lots and lots of GPU’s, like the ones […]

UIPickerView and UITableView on iOS

I gave up on trying to get a UIPickerView to work properly on a UITableView. In a previous post, I had mentioned how I was having problems with this not working out for me. I was having two problems with the UIPickerViews I created: The UIPickerView did not not respond to gestures The UIPickerView did […]

Bringing an old phone back to life

I have an old Motorola RAZR that I wanted to power up, but I gave away all of the chargers during my town’s last e-cycle pick up. I wondered if I could charge up the phone via a USB cable, but all of articles I read pointed to this only working on a PC and […]