Archive for April, 2007

Which Blog Editor

One of the things that I used as an excuse was that the blog editor I was using (marsedit) was a demo, and it expired. 

Whilst I loved the integration with NetNewsWire I did not feel it justified the price, when there were other good free editors out there – and at the end of the day, I could always use the web editing features that my wordpress blog offers

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Quite the lack of posts

Avid readers,

You may indeed have noticed a distinct drop in the number of posts recently.  Well I have been extremely busy, and to be honest I may not have had much to say about anything. 

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MacBook Pro’s Woes

Ya know, my whole Apple experience has been pretty good unlike some born complainers such as Mr Software and Beer (Only Joking). 

However, since February I have been having really terrible experiences with my wireless connection at home, or indeed anywhere. It turns out that the 2007-02 update from apple actually causes a lot of problems. Needless to say my wifes laptop connects fine at home all the time.

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Softening a geek’s water

You know, you would not think it would be a hard thing to do to choose a whole house water softener. Like any appliance research, google is your friend.

Or is it? I have been toying between a Whirpool WHES40, a Kenmoore model, and a Culligan Gold Series water softener. Unfortunatly reviews and comparisons are scarce on the internet, at least according to google. 🙁

I eventually opted for the Culligan as it had a much better warranty that all the others (10 years parts and labor vs 1 year parts), albeit being a couple of hundred dollars more – it did include some nice features, and looked a lot more sturdy and robust. But as I know, and my wife keeps telling me, looks are not everything. 🙁

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