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Apple Maps Van Drove By My House

Look who drove past my home just now? Yep, that is the Apple Maps van taking pictures of my house. But I bet it didn’t know I was taking pictures of it as well. Now who is watching who now! Evil laugh…

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The Biggest Flaw In iOS 7

I’ve had iOS 7 since the beta came out and one thing I thought was a bug, an oversight was how the iOS notification preview/roll out completely prevents you from using hundreds of apps. If you get an email while writing an email. If you get a Facebook or Twitter notification while using an app.

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Apple: Observant Jews Can’t Buy The iPhone 5S On Launch Day

Yesterday, Apple disappointed with their announcement of their new iPhones. But they also disappointment the observant Jewish community with the announcement of the release dates of the iPhone 5S. If you are an observant Jewish individual, you will not be able to get the iPhone 5S on launch day. You cannot even pre-order it days

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AT&T LTE iPhone 5 Doesn’t Work Over Voice Either

A couple weeks ago, the day prior to the iPhone 5 release, Verizon Wireless admitted that you cannot use data LTE and talk on the phone at the same time on the iPhone 5. It was upsetting, it actually made me stick with AT&T and not switch to Verizon Wireless. But after owning the iPhone

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Time Machine Backup To Be Completed in 50,000 Days

I have a new backup drive, this one works over FireWire 800. I haven’t use Time Machine in a while, and was eager to get that going again. I started the backup and Apple told me it would take about 50,000 plus days to complete. Here is a screen shot: So in that case, when

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How Many Emails Do You Send & Receive? 12,000

Google announced a new “Google Account Activity Report” which is a monthly report of your Google activity. It shows a lot of things but to me, the most interesting observation is the number of emails I received and sent in the past 30 days: A total of almost 12,000 in 30 days to almost 4,000

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Upgrade: Down To Two Monitors

Our creative director at RustyBrick, Mabe, needed new monitors – her old ones were losing their color. (Although for someone like me who is almost colorblind, I couldn’t tell.) So we ordered her the latest new Apple Thunderbolt Display – the 27 inch piece of art. It came in today and she tried to hook