I have gushed about the 2007 Linux Conf Australia laptop bag before, but I just found out that it's even cooler than I thought: My Macbook Air fits in it! Photographic proof: I mean, this is the bag that was so eensy that no one believed I could have a laptop inside it at all. … Continue reading LCA laptop bag even cooler than previously thought
I own a Macbook Air. I am a cool file systems person, so naturally I would buy the version with the SSD rather than the boring old crappy disk, right? Wrong. SSD - the kind built out of flash memory - is at present far less reliable than old-fashioned spinning disks. My direct personal experience, … Continue reading To SSD or not to SSD?
Okay, this is it for Mac OS X for me. I want (like any sane person) focus follows mouse. A few googles later, what do I find? http://www.atomicbird.com/mondomouse Yes, for only $14.95, I can have a trivial obvious window manager feature! Plus a few other trivial obvious window manager features! Because Apple hates useful software! … Continue reading Focus follows mouse on Mac OS X: Only $14.95!
So I'm running Mac OS X for the first time in about 4 years. I'm spending nearly all my time desperately finding keyboard shortcuts because I absolutely cannot work if I have to use the mouse on a regular basis. This is made harder because I've been using my teeny little Panasonic CF-R5, which is … Continue reading Macbook Air part 1: Keyboard and mouse