Monthly Archives: March 2011

Boxer – DOS emulator for Mac

This looks pretty cool: Boxer. What does it do? “Boxer plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac. Drag-drop your CDs, floppies and bootleg game copies onto Boxer and wrap them into gameboxes you … Continue reading

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Brief Internet Outage

There’s no such thing as a brief internet outage! What did people do with their time 20 years ago? Ours lasted from sometime last night until late this evening, and it was caused by the stupid way our ISP does … Continue reading

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More “Unexpected” Bad News on the Economy

Well this stinks: “Existing home sales tumble 9.6%.” And you’ll never guess what kind of news this is: “The report was worse than economists had expected.” A whole lot of bad news has snuck up on economists over the past … Continue reading

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Resistance is Futile (iPad 2 edition)

This is pretty much how I feel, too, especially the final thought: Motorola and Samsung…they’re both large companies with a lot of buying power and strong brand recognition. The problem is, they don’t understand the game that Apple’s playing in … Continue reading

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