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Jimi provides easier access to iMac USB connectors

on Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

When I was using an iMac as my main computer, I loved almost everything about it except for one thing… It was always a pain in the you-know-what when I needed to plug a cable or flash drive into one of the USB ports. In Apple’s infinite wisdom (or lack thereof) they located the USBRead More…

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Just Mobile AluDisc review

on Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Posted in: Computer Gear, Gear, Reviews

Recently, I reviewed the Just Mobile HeadStand Headphone Hanger. It was my introduction to the minimalist design ethos of an accessory company whose products could have been made by Apple themselves. They are that beautiful. Just Mobile sent me their AluDisc 360-degree pedestal for iMac for review.


mBack de-clutters your iMac’s desk space

on Saturday, March 8th, 2014
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

Running low on desk space due due to that external hard drive, cables and other clutter? Check out the mBack from mLogic, a “Zero-Footprint Hard Drive for iMac and Apple Displays.” Designed to attach to the circular cutout in the display stand of an Apple iMac or Apple display via a threaded cap, the mBackRead More…


Kanex XD – Fullscreen HD Games and Blu Ray on the iMac

on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Until the time the iMacs start sporting an HDMI input, the Kanex XD is one of the easiest plug and play conversion solutions for using the 27″ iMac as a display for HD gaming systems and Blu-Ray playback.  It features a single HDMI input and a Mini DisplayPort out.  Simply connect your HDMI-enabled source ofRead More…


How I’m using my iMac as my only TV

on Thursday, May 6th, 2010

I’ve said this numerous times, but I’ll say it again – I’m a TV junkie. Reality TV, medical dramas, regular dramas, comedies, movies, cooking shows, you name it, I watch it. For the past several years, I’ve enjoyed these shows from my DirecTV satellite DVR on a huge 65″ RPTV. But one month ago IRead More…

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iClooly AlumiStand for iPhone Review

on Monday, April 12th, 2010

The fine folks at Pyramid Distribution have sent the iClooly Alumi Stand for iPhone 3G/3Gs for review.


Concealed mini-storage for your iMac

on Friday, March 19th, 2010
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

Been staring at the back of your iMac, wishing you could take advantage of all that space?  Behold Twelve South‘s BackPack.  It’s a small stainless steel shelf that attaches to the back of the iMac desk stand using two clips, it won’t scratch because gravity holds it in place.  Park a hard drive, USB hubRead More…


My 27″ iMac arrives 3 days early – Lucky Friday the 13th

on Friday, November 13th, 2009
Posted in: Computer Gear

I stayed home from work today because I was feeling blah and while I was chatting with Dave, I happened to look over at the wireless LCD of the Brickhouse Security Wi-Spi EX30 and noticed that a FedEx truck had pulled into my driveway. Since I still had on my PJs, I wasn’t planning toRead More…

New iMacs with a whopping 27″ display – Out comes my credit card

on Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

Today Apple announced new hardware and the most exciting part for me was the new ginormous 27″ iMacs. I’ve been dealing with a sick 3yr old iMac for several months now and recently wrestled with the decision to buy a laptop or another desktop. After today’s revelations, I’m definitely going to continue to use aRead More…