Monthly Archives: January 2008

Deauthorizing a dead computer for iTunes

When I tried to watch an episode of the Rick Mercer Report on my new MacPro, iTunes gave me a big fat raspberry (pbbbb!). According to Apple’s error message this was my fault: I sinned by failing to deauthorize the … Continue reading

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iPhone headphones laundered

Today I discovered, at the bottom of the dryer, a curled-up bundle – my iPhone headphones. They had been through the washer (warm, regular agitation) and dryer (high heat, cottons etc.). Bugga. More passive drying will take place before I … Continue reading

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Rogers got speedier

My internet connexion has gotten faster, after the last fix-it guy cut noise by putting better filters on the line in from the high utility pole out the back. I am now getting historically impressive throughput: Man, I think I … Continue reading

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Happy New MacPro

Hooray!! On the day after New Year’s Day, FedEx delivered a 25kg package. At last! Inside the box was my brand-new MacPro, warranty replacement for my broken old G5. So far, Tititea (named for Mt Aspiring, Aotearoa New Zealand) purrs … Continue reading

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