Analog DIY Vs. Digital

February 7, 2013

Still buried in pre-move house repairs. So far, it’s been oddly satisfying (odd in that I never thought installing a dryer vent could be so interesting). Thankfully nothing has been super challenging just yet. And there’s so much information out there on the Internet plus other sources who have been through all of this before.

The Pain Of Apple Patents

January 31, 2013

So over at Apple Insider we have yet another intriguing Apple patent using fricking lasers to create a virtual keyboard.

On A 128GB iPad

January 29, 2013

I’ve always bought the iPhone / iPad / Mac with the standard amount of storage, what with the cloud and that I’d likely upgrade in a few years and get a better model with inevitably more space. Right now, my Mac Mini has three TB total which I can’t comprehend filling anytime soon.

Meanwhile… Netflix

January 24, 2013

As Apple stock gets hammered, meanwhile something bizarre is going on with Netflix – up 37% in a day (?!) to $140 due to some surprise earnings report or something. I honestly have no idea. I bought Netflix several years ago around $70, saw it rise to $300 (insanity), then crash, got totally disgusted with […]

Selling Apple Stock

January 24, 2013

Almost exactly one year ago, I bought some more Apple stock at around $450. And I just sold that whole position today at around the same price. So I didn’t lock in any of the gains as Apple climbed to $700, but at this point it feels more prudent to get out before losing the investment itself.