CategoryComputers

Mac Character Codes

I often find myself searching the web for a list of Mac character codes – more specifically, which¬†keyboard shortcut to use to type a certain character. So I figured it was about time that I compiled a list of the most common characters that people search for. I’ve omitted¬†some of the more obscure characters, so if you don’t see something you need, let me know and I’ll add...

Waterfield Cargo Laptop Bag

I’ve owned the Waterfield (sfbags.com) Cargo Laptop Bag (Medium) for about 8 months now, and feel that I can give quite a comprehensive review on it. Overall my impressions have been favourable, but I don’t think I’ve found my perfect laptop bag just yet. I will break this review down into the following categories: build quality, design, and everyday usage. Build Quality: When...

iOS Multitasking / Force Quit Fallacy

Ever since Apple introduced multi-tasking on their iOS devices, there has been an enormous amount of confusion among users of these devices as to how it actually works. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard people say that they are going through their apps and closing them to save battery, speed the phone up, etc. I’ve even heard Apple employees tell this to customers who come in...

Review: VMware Fusion

Just wanted to do a quick review of VMware Fusion. I’ve been using it on my 2011 MacBook Air for about 4 months now so that I can use QuickBooks Pro (Windows only) and I think it is phenomenal. If you have any reason to run Windows on your mac, this is the virtualization software I would recommend hands down. Some of my favourite features include native full screen support in Lion, ability...

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