Tuesday, December 23, 2003

Garfield the Movie
If there's one thing that Garfield does not do, it is expend energy in any way. But the makers of the upcoming live-action movie, who mistakenly think we all want to see a three-dimensional, computer-generated Garfield, decided that Garfield should do a lot of energetic dancing and impersonate Elvis on occasion.

Sunday, December 21, 2003

e-Column: Internet could be your new telephone
Here's my latest column for the East Oregonian.

Saturday, December 20, 2003

Late last week a member of Gov. Schwarzenegger's media staff inadvertently e-mailed reporters an internal "hot sheet" of the daily Schwarzenegger spin. Here's a nice sample:

"Groping: No calls on this today. All groping calls are being forwarded to the lawyer."

Hey, are they stealing ideas from Clinton?

Check out the full e-mail at Filbert.net

The Wal-Mart You Don't Know
"There is no question that Wal-Mart is helping accelerate the loss of American jobs to low-wage countries such as China. Wal-Mart, which in the late 1980s and early 1990s trumpeted its claim to 'Buy American,' has doubled its imports from China in the past five years alone, buying some $12 billion in merchandise in 2002. That's nearly 10% of all Chinese exports to the United States."

Saturday, December 13, 2003

2003 Informer
If you can't wait for the printed version to arrive in the mail (or you're simply not worthy of being on my mother's Christmas card list), you can get the web-optimized version of the Hargreaves family Christmas newsletter right here.

It's a ~300KB PDF, so you'll need Adobe's Acrobat Reader, which you likely already have.
If not: Get Adobe Reader

Sunday, December 07, 2003

Mac OS X 10.2, 10.3: How to Eject Removable Media With Simple Finder

Apparently Apple thinks it's worth noting that in the "Simple" Finder you can eject CDs and other removable disks by pressing the eject button or dragging the disk's icon to the Trash.

Which is exactly how it works in the 'Regular' Finder...

e-Column: Add cool features to Explorer with Google

My 84th published column for the East Oregonian is ready for consumption. This one's for Windows users (gasp!).

Saturday, December 06, 2003

Here are my latest reviews for macCompanion: iPulse 2.0 and 24x Internal CD-RW Drive for iMac.

And my original review of iPulse 1.0 is still available here.