Personal Tech

Getting Back to Mac – Making Mac Work

Like most people married to their computers, I spend a portion of my time wondering how I can do things faster and how I can stay better organized. When I made the decision to move back to Mac, I put some effort into researching various productivity tools. The time I...

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Getting Back to Mac – Moving the Mail

If my move back to mac was going to be successful, one of the first hurdles I had clear was getting my mail in order. As a consultant who spends a fair amount of time on the road, the communications piece of my tool kit had to be tight and...

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Getting Back to Mac – How it all began

My first Mac was an original Macintosh 128, purchased in 1984 in a vain attempt to equip myself with tools for law school. It served me long and well. Somewhere along the way I found that funky screwdriver thing it took to crack the case open and crammed in another...

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Confessions of a Platform Agnostic

After my recent switch to Back to Mac, I’ve received a variety of comments from my more vocal friends and associates. The Mac users in the crowd uniformly gave me a hearty “welcome back to the fold” slap on the back (the unspoken subtext: “we KNEW you’d be back.”). The...

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Great News and More

I am well-known to my friends as an information junkie. Information overload? Ha! No such thing. I just need bigger barrels so I can get it into my system. This last week I found two tools that help me manage: PubSub and Great News. Info junkies are loving the proliferation...

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Extending Firefox

By now you must have heard about the Firefox browser from Open Source champions Mozilla. One of the joys of Firefox is that it is not a “take it or leave” package of features. Rather, Firefox is expandable and enjoys the benefits of being associated with an active developers community...

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