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New 404 Error Page, what do you think?

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Back in 2005 when I created the WordPress theme for what became Muskblog, I didn’t spend much time on a custom 404 Error Page. Once again an upgrade to the newest version of WordPress busted either my theme or someone’s plugin or both. I got rid of the offending plugin and used some newer built into WordPress pagination code but while testing it I realized my 404 Error Page looked pretty plain…

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Civ V after 6 Games

Monday, January 17th, 2011

For the record I’ve gone 4-1 with one NC. I lost Orleans and decided I’d be better off restarting only to learn Civ V no longer scores abandoned games…

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Finally bought a Time Capsule

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Not the sexiest use of my Christmas and Birthday money I know. I could have bought an X-Box or a PS3 or a Blue-Ray player for less. I even splurged for the Best Buy extended warranty…

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Electronics Difficulties

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

This week has not been a good one for my various electronic devices on which I rely to keep me entertained, informed, even employed…

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Removing a hard drive from an iBook G4

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Is not as easy as you might wish it was. My sister’s laptop was considered mostly dead, my PowerBook G4 had recently died too. We both had new hard drives we got put in by Simply Computing. I put my old hard drive in an enclosure and copied my account to my new Mac. I had other backups. My sister didn’t…

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Upgraded my old PowerMac G4

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

I have an old G4 PowerMac Tower, a 400MHz “Sawtooth” model. One of the many selling features was the CPU was on a daughter card. It has served me and my family well since I bought it. I mainly use it to store and play music now, but when I learned it was too slow to run the latest version of OS X I decided to upgrade…

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New Mac shop in Beijing

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006

I actually learned about this from Infinite Loop, Arstechnica’s Mac blog. The largest Macintosh store in China opened recently in Beijing. The Beijing Macintosh User Group has a blog entry about it…

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