Archive for October, 2007

Happy Halloween!

Well ACSMB fans, it’s that time of year again…my 2nd favorite holiday next to Christmas, Halloween! I thought maybe I’d dress up as a MacPro and go trick-or-treating. But, then I realized I could build my own costume for 1/2 the price and have way more time to go out scamming for treats. Lol – [...]

28 More Reasons Why The iPhone Sucks

1. At $599, it is ridiculously expensive. (Add in the cost of an AT&T contract and you get close to $1500) 2. Those who want to buy one must sell their soul to evil mega-corporation AT&T. 3. Japan already has technologically superior phones, and they’re far cheaper. 4. Slower internet than the commercials show: “The [...]

NewsFlash! The British Rule!

Only 1% of Those Surveryed in Great Britain Want an iPhone Apple’s well-oiled publicity machine may well have ensured that half the planet knows all about their innovative iPhone, but when it comes to dipping in their pockets and buying the thing, it seems us Brits are distinctly sniffy, with a recent YouGov survey discovering [...]

Building A Mac Killer – Part IIb

Here we are ACSMB fans, the next installment of the ‘Building a Mac Killer’ series. Today, we’ll examine the actual cost that an individual might expect to pay when purchasing each component in an iMac. Let’s start with the base model iMac, that Apple sells for $1199: 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1GB memory 250GB [...]

NewsFlash! Leopard BSOD’s 1000′s of Macs!

Wooohooo! The reports just keep pouring in…the Operating System of Jesus himself, OSX.5 aka ‘Leopard’ is causing thousands of Mac’s to brick with a BSOD. That means ‘Blue Screen of Death’ to any of you who don’t know. This can happen to a PC too, although on a PC that death screen will dump information [...]