Australian Open – the Hooligan’s Grand Slam

2 minutesThe Australian Open Grand Slam event in tennis is regarded as one of the four hallowed grounds for all Tennis players, professional or amateur. Is the appellation founded? The others being the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Each, as I wrote once before, are characterized by unique traits, both in the surface, and … 

 

Renamer4Mac – Renaming in OSX

2 minutesAfter my brief sojourn in Microsoft land, I heralded my return to OSX  by addressing a long neglected sorting need. Over the months and years, my e-book and e-comic collection has grown by leaps and bounds. Whatever I finds, I downloads – has been the mantra. While this is fine for bigger downloads once in … 

 

Testdrive Windows 7 Beta 1

2 minutesUsually the prerogative of MSDN Technet Subscribers and *Arr Matey’s* – starting this afternoon, the average Joe Six-pack will be able to download the latest beta version of Microsoft’s next gen OS – Windows 7, for free!  Starting from 12:00PM PST (or 3:00PM EST), interested users can download the limited time beta directly from Microsoft. … 

 

Happy New Year and MacWorld ’09

2 minutesA very happy and prosperous new year to one and all! I have been tardy in blogging so far this year, but as this blog reaches its second anniversary (check the archives for posts from ’06), I find myself growing inadvertently busier and less inclined to type out a post. But I will try and …