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Entries Tagged as 'mac'

OS X Leopard and USB keyboards

November 13th, 2007 · 7 Comments

When I’m at my desk at work, I keep my MacBook Pro plugged in to an external monitor and to a USB keyboard and mouse connected to a USB hub. In particular, I have a Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite keyboard, with which I’m quite satisfied.* As most Mac users know, there is a small difference [...]

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Photos of MacBook Pro

January 10th, 2006 · No Comments

Cabel from Panic Software has photos of the MacBook Pro on his site. Looks pretty nice. Not quite nice enough for me to want to ditch my 15″ 1.67mHz PowerBook for first-generation hardware, but nice all the same. Many are lamenting the loss of FW800 and PCMCIA card capability, and what is ExpressCard/34 anyway? Also, [...]

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January 5th, 2006 · 1 Comment

I’ve recently picked up my copy of O’Reilly’s Learning UNIX for Mac OS X Panther again, and have been messing around a little bit with the command line. Refreshing myself on a few basics left me feeling confident enough to try using’s GeekTool, an OS X system preference pane that allows you to display [...]

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