Millennium Trilogy film review with meatballs

If you are looking for an objective review of the Swedish film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium series; The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest; then keep looking, you will not find it here. Why? Well, unlike politicians where you have to [...]

Finally, Apple II and IIgs warez on your iPad

Updated: October 16 2011 See updates at the end. Running 1985 Code on a 2010 Device I had an awesome childhood; a big part of that was computers, specifically my Apple II+.  Ah, the memories… Sadly I do not have my original Apple II+ (clone). Nor do I recall the name of the manufacture. C’est [...]

NYC's Last Great Arcade

It was the week of October 31th 2010 and I found myself working in NJ.  Fortunately, I was only a short train ride away from Manhattan where my kid lives as a student at NYU. I often visit my kid when in town and my kid always finds interesting things for us to do, and [...]

Apple TV, sure, why not?

History Rewind to 1990. I have never been a big fan of watching TV.  Not even as a child.  Sure, I watched the occasional show, but I didn’t rearrange my life around a TV schedule.  I didn’t even own a TV when I met my wife.  I preferred to read books and go out to [...]

Griffin PowerMate mini-review

Well, there it is, nestled between my keyboard, trackpad, Superdrive and my 27″ Cinema Display stand. What the hell is it? Well, it’s a knob.  A USB knob.  And, it’s good looking too.  It blends in quite well with the rest of my Apple gear.  And, the AppleScript configurable blue light is an added bonus. [...]