Category Archives: mac

A weird bit of Apple ephemera

Was digging through my drawer of assorted USB drives recently and stumbled across this thing. Small plastic bear for scale. If you bought a 2010 MacBook Air, which didn’t come with an optical drive, you got this in case you … Continue reading

Posted in gadgets, mac | Leave a comment

An extremely specific rant on the annoyances of buying anime on macOS Catalina.

I buy a fair amount of media off the video section of the iTunes Music Store (hereafter iTMS).  It tends to be cheaper than buying blu-rays, and all I am going to do with a blu-ray is immediately redeem the … Continue reading

Posted in anime, mac | 2 Comments

On Resurrections

I’ve spent the last thirty years or so working in what I’ll vaguely define as the “tech industry”, which has included jobs doing everything from grunt-level helpdesk work to being a build engineer and some light development work.  It’s not … Continue reading

Posted in gadgets, mac | Leave a comment

Doki Doki Literature Club

On the advice of, well, it seems like pretty much the entire Internet, I decided to give Doki Doki Literature Club a try. Going in, I only knew two things: First, that it presented itself as a sort of pink-fluffy-cotton-candy … Continue reading

Posted in mac, videogames, visual novels | 4 Comments

Time Capsule Password Fun

One of the reasons I have an awful lot of Apple hardware around the house is that it generally works without too much hassle. Of course, the counterpoint to that is that when it isn’t working, it’s a right pain … Continue reading

Posted in mac | Leave a comment

I 4kd up.

A few months back, I went on a prolonged rant/rave about having my primary monitor die and how I’d replaced it with a new 4k display and how shiny it was. It turned out that this was not, actually, the … Continue reading

Posted in mac, PC Gaming | 2 Comments

We Are Already Living in the Future, And You Can Keep Your Flying Cars

OK, OK, that’s a bit of hyperbole.  I like hyperbole.  Also I stole the post title from threepanelsoul without guilt or shame because I don’t like guilt and don’t know what you meat people mean by “shame”. Last winter, I … Continue reading

Posted in mac, PC Gaming | 1 Comment