On A 2013 Thunderbolt Display

January 18, 2013

Yes please. Been eyeing a Thunderbolt Display all of last year, but held back because of the high price and to a lesser degree the lack of USB 3.0 ports.

On Apple Stock

January 17, 2013

So Apple stock recently fell below $500 because of a rumor regarding a drop in iPhone 5 component orders. Which has lead to overblown speculation that Apple is done, Tim Cook is the next Steve Ballmer, etc.

On Facebook Graph Search

January 15, 2013

Yep well this is basically what Google has been rightly scared of for the past few years – Facebook building its own search engine to search its own walled garden, meaning less Google searches and less ad revenue for Google overall.

Wired Home Network: Worth It?

January 12, 2013

Not to skew this blog into “home improvement” but one of the first possible DIY nerd projects at the new place, is to build a home network wiring up every room. The house we’re moving into shortly is older without such bells and whistles. Anyhow, it seems one can buy wall jacks for just about anything imaginable, various racks for plugs, enclosures to wire up phone, Internet, cable, and even audio, and eventually end up with something from The Matrix in your basement.

On A Cheaper iPhone

January 8, 2013

Yeah I dunno about the prospect of a cheaper iPhone. I don’t see anything wrong with offering old iPhones for less. Right now one can get an iPhone 4 – which is still, a perfectly decent iPhone for many – for free (well, with a two year contract which you’d be paying for anyway).