Tag: Hat Tip

MacBook Air SuperDrive jammed and will not eject so shake it!

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Hat tip to “TUAW”:http://www.tuaw.com/2008/06/24/mod-use-your-macbook-air-superdrive-on-any-machine/ apparently, “Tnkgrl”:http://tnkgrl.wordpress.com/2008/06/24/macbook-air-superdrive-for-all/ has figured out how to open up a Superdrive, replace a part and thus make it universally compatible with all computers. Great geekout. OTOH, why go to all the trouble :-)? The “photos”:http://www.flickr.com/photos/tnkgrl/sets/72157605790040071/ are really useful so you can disassemble it. The short version is the black bottom comes…

Clickz on Ad Placements

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Hat tip to Bill on this one, a good source of overview information that shows the size of the internet advertising business. “Clickz”:http://www.clickz.com/showPage.html?page=3630011 which is mainly from Neilson Online (really “Netratings”:http://www.netratings.com/). Some tidbits: * Web Media (what ever that is?) is largest at 74B impressions per month* Financial services is the largest segment I understand…

Where is Matt?

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Kind of amazing, this guy travelled around the world twice doing the same dance in different places (hat tip to the fake “Steve Ballmer”:http://fakesteveballmer.blogspot.com/2008/06/i-just-liked-this.html) for this rocking good video. I mainly love the soundtrack. What a great job and what a great adventure. 14 months of travel, 42 countries at “Where the Hell is Matt?”:http://wherethehellismatt.com…

Nintendo Emulators

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“FireNES”:http://lifehacker.com/394597/firenes-brings-2000-nes-games-to-your-browser integrates into Firefox and let’s you play over 2,000 old NES games in Firefox. Or do it in any web browser via “vNES”:http://lifehacker.com/software/gaming/play-your-favorite-nes-games-online-206073.php through Java. Hat tip to “Ludwig”:http://www.theludwigs.com


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Hat tip to Abel for this one, as I ride the bus more, here is a great way to see where the buses are in real time: “Mybus”:http://mybus.org is the top level page. Plug in a route number, get a list of all major stops for the route, then select your stop. I’ve bookmarked the…


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Hat tip to Matt for this quote! I’ve been collecting bunches and now with Mac OS X Mail, you’ll get them rotated: Benjamin Franklin Quotes Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.Benjamin Franklin QuoteGallery.com Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy…