Warning…contents may explode

It seems not one but both of the batteries for my Powerbook G4 are affected by the Apple Recall. Well, that totally sucks. I can’t recharge the thing without being here to watch it. Kinda takes the portable out of portable computer, eh? I wonder how long the replacement batteries will take to get here.

Get Well Sawyer

My Nephew is in a Rehab hospital trying to recover from a spinal “incident.” I say incident because they’re not really sure what has happened, except that he’s unable to move from the hips down for the last 2 weeks and a half. He’s a bright, fun 12 year old with a great attitude, and […]

Dell Store to open down the street

It seems Dell has been watching the Apple Stores, and is opening its own retail outlets, both in Texas, and in Nyack at my local Palisades Mall. Palisades is supposedly the 2nd largest mall in America, and it does have a Skating Rink, merry-go-round and Ferris Wheel inside. It also has an Apple Store, so […]

Good Customer Service…ongoing

I’ve had accounts with Fidelity for years. I had one set of stocks at SSB (no link) that I wanted to transfer out to save on fees charged. Well, the fine Citi/SSB folks charged me $95 for the privlege of taking my stock out and sending it electronically (which takes almost no time and costs almost zero […]

2 Geeks, one a rock and roller

I got the chance to have lunch with one of my favorite podcasters, Michael Butler,aka the Rock and Roll Geek, and his lovely wife, Athina. Michael was, in person, the same guy he is on the podcast, talking rock, talking geek stuff, and generally being the kind of person you enjoy having a beer with. […]