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Bluetooth! Bluetooth! Bluetooth!

A good article over at O’Reilly’s Mac Dev Center on Bluetooth:
What Is Bluetooth (apparently not a question, though)
Talks about what you might use Bluetooth for and how to get it rolling on Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Sadly, this passes for a blog post by me these days. Maybe this picture of Macy [...]

Blue in the Tooth

I’ve been getting a fair amount of questioning about Bluetooth lately, so I figured I’d post about why it’s so cool, how it’s not entirely geeky, and what I do with it.
The Good
The cool part about Bluetooth is that it’s just supposed to make peripherals easier. Phone, keyboard, mouse — all of [...]

The new crack

So, you could say I’m still pretty heavily addicted to World of Warcraft. I’ve been playing pretty regularly (read: at least twice a week when home, and often when not) since a couple days before Thanksgiving. I’m now at level 55, which is not bad considering it only goes up to 60 and [...]

U.S. coins are getting lame, doo-daa, doo-daa

When I was a kid, I collected coins. For what it’s worth, I still have all of them, including a number of foreign coins from maybe 30 countries that my dad and uncle gave to me. But I collected all of the U.S. ones myself. I used to marvel at the designs [...]

WebKit is now open for business

Wow.
Apple has announced that they are open-sourcing WebKit, which is the software behind how Safari (and Dashboard) show web pages. That’s crazy and unprecedented (well, outside the fully open-source world, anyway). That means Safari can only get better, faster, and more secure with time.
This probably has something to do with how [...]