Mac

 
The Yosemite Sidebar Blues

I store all my data files on an external drive, and I’ve populated the Finder’s Favorites sidebar with common shortcuts to folders on that external drive. My backup data drive …

 
A Week in Yosemite

Ever the technology geek, I upgraded both my Macs to Yosemite when it was released last Thursday. So far, it’s been a smooth experience, probably the smoothest upgrade experience I’ve …

 
Review: Transcend Jetflash 710 (32GB) USB flash drive

As an instructor who teaches design courses, I rely heavily on USB drives for my day to day work. While cloud services like Dropbox and Copy are excellent for retrieving …

 
My Macbook Pro Travel Kit

When I made the switch to a new 13″ Retina Macbook Pro last month, some old friends came along. I speak of my traveling gear, of course. There’s my Spire …

 
Stunning Desktop Wallpaper Round-up: The Best of the Web (2014 edition)

Let’s face it. Google gives pretty lousy results when it comes to finding the very best sites featuring superb, high quality desktop wallpapers. I’m very selective when it comes to …

 
Excellent Sites for the Discerning Mac User

Below are three sites that I visit on a regular basis. I visit them so regularly that they’ve occupied a permanent spot in my web browsing muscle memory. These sites …