Tag Archive: Apple Computers

Aug 21 2015

Some rules are made to be broken …


… and some toys are definitely earned. I broke one of my cardinal personal technology rules this week. The one that says DO NOT PURCHASE THE 1ST GENERATION OF ANY NEW GADGET. But in my defense, if one is going to buy the 1st generation of a new high-tech product, getting one from Apple is usually a …

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May 08 2015

Apple’s “Tattoo-gate” may work to my advantage

I have toyed with the idea of getting a tattoo for most of my adult life. Just something small and discreet, in a place where I can see it but also keep it easily out of sight in a professional environment. This means my left wrist … where an Apple watch would be strapped … was never really …

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Mar 11 2015



I am normally pretty disciplined about skipping the first generation of any new technology, even when it’s an Apple product, but the new watch coming out of Cupertino is seriously going to test my resolve. I’m a gadget junkie to begin with, and an Apple FanGurl besides. Add in the fact that I’ve always had a “thing” for …

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Jan 11 2015

Wishful thinking …


Dr. Darling: The sound card in Eliza (our WinDoze netbook) seems to be working again. Shazzer: That’s good. It means we can wait awhile longer to replace the MacBook Air.  Dr. Darling: Why would we need to replace the MacBook Air because of a dead sound card in Eliza? Shazzer: Because you’re looking forward to …

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Nov 30 2013

My 1st week with my 5S


As promised by the Swedish online Apple Store on Halloween, my new SILVER iPhone 5S (there has been some debate about which finish I actually got) arrived during the week of November 18. Tuesday afternoon to be specific.  But in a cruel twist of fate, my schedule was so friggin’ busy that I didn’t even have time …

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Oct 31 2013

Looks like Christmas is coming early this year

Silver iPhone 5S

I know it’s just now Halloween, but here in Sweden … where there is no Thanksgiving holiday to mark the official start of the holiday shopping season … some stores are already beginning to decorate for Christmas. Granted, the Swedish Apple Store is not one of them. But it has started selling the new iPhone 5S unlocked, …

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Jun 18 2013

These are just 3 of my favorite things …

Sophie posing for an Apple ad

This is my friend Sophie. Based on the number of hits my blog received the last time I wrote about her, people really like to read about Sophie on the internet. Obviously I need to blog about her more often. As mentioned previously, Sophie likes to run and jump and climb and lift heavy objects in …

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