Mac users like to talk about how Mac OS X doesn’t have any activation. How it’s all about how Apple trusts their users and such. Personally, although I agree that activation can be user unfriendly, I totally sympathize with Microsoft for implementing it. Let’s look at the differences between Windows and OS X here: Windows […]
First, it doesn’t work on any x64 system (linux or windows). Second, it works on 32bit Linux, but crashes the browser left and right. Third, it used to work on a lot of systems through yottamusic, but now they managed to even break that. Sorry, you don’t get $100 a year from me anymore.
So I knew that the Microsoft RAW image thumbnailer didn’t work for XP x64. Fine, I can live without that. But today I find that their Color Management Control Applet doesn’t work either? Lame! And people who manipulate tons of photos would be one of the first to benefit from having 4GB of memory… What […]
We’ve been in China for roughly a week, and today we’re preparing to take the overnight train to Xi’an (from Tianjin). Though there is much to say about China (based on what I’ve seen in Beijing and Tianjin), the one phrase I could say to describe it is “under construction”. There are new construction projects […]
Sitting here at the Narita airport in Japan, about to embark for Beijing. While there are plenty of Wi-fi services available in the airport, the only free one is from China Airlines. Oh well.
Check it out. I would upload more, but I’m using Nikon’s crappy freeware RAW converter that doesn’t even let me change any settings, and I have a 128kbps upload limit.
Ok, here’s my “from the trenches” report on all the advances that have had a perceivable affect on daily life in Japan. This is mostly what I’ve noticed in comparison to when I was here briefly 2 years ago. Cell phones Everyone has nice phones. Everyone. Even your average house wife is sitting there on […]