The SSD Dillemma

I’ve got a bad case of “Ineedanewcomputeritis,” and it’s driving me nuts. A few months back, I upgraded the internal hard drive on my 15-inch MBP with a 500GB, 7200 RPM model, and I was pretty happy. But as things tend to go, as time went on, my hard drive got fuller and fuller until […]

TwelveSouth Ups the iPad Case Ante

I’ve spoken pretty consistently about my love of TwelveSouth products. They’re well designed, thought out, and look great to boot. I have two of them here on my desk right now, and so far, so good. I’ve always been fascinated with their BookBook case for the MacBook, because not only does it provide a stealthy […]

Wood MacBook Overlay Makes Your Laptop Look all Wooden and Stuff

While my father spends his time building beautiful cabinets out of wood, I spend most of my time working with metal. I prefer welding and grinding to the relatively clean woodworking process. My wife on the other hand, is a kitchen designer, and as such, knows every species of wood out there by sight. It’s […]

Is the Apple Battery Charger a Big Deal?

I’ve had an on again, off again relationship with rechargeable batteries. Being a photographer, I tend to go through dozens of batteries at a time in my flash, and that can get pretty irritating. I’ve spent some time researching the issue, and either the chargers are too expensive, don’t hold *just* the size batteries I want, or […]