TheDiet Update

It’s been a really long time since I’ve updated. After my back went out I got into a real funk and just feeling down. I also noticed my energy level was just dropping. This past week I realized I’ve been drinking coffee every single day since I started my new[er] job. For me caffeine will work for a while but then it will actually make me more and more exhausted. This week I’m taking a break from coffee. I’m having green tea and herbal tea only. The other benefit to cutting back on coffee is, I like my coffee very light and with half and half. Needless to say this is a good elimination from my daily routine. I’ve decided to use iCal to track my health because I have it available to me at work, at home and on […]

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For the Record

I have to document this week, just so I can look back at this in the future and truly appreciate how much I packed in. If you’ve written me, I was supposed to get back to you, I said I’d send you something, please don’t take offense, the week was very, very busy. Work: This week at my job we launched a national ad campaign website (not my design), completed the collection of a large amount of materials for a multimedia project, and 3 email campaigns sent out including one which had 27 unique pieces of content that were not dynamic. And in comparison to my boss and co-workers I think my load was lighter than theirs. Even up to Friday night at 6:00 we were still finishing up projects. Wow! I kept saying to people, the weather got nice […]

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Leopard Spaces @ Work

Spaces @ Work, originally uploaded by criana. I love the new Spaces feature in Leopard, aka Apple OS 10.5. 1) Lotus Notes 2) VMWare Fusion 3) iTunes 4) Apple Mail, Safari and iChat I’ve gotten pretty quick with using the keyboard shortcuts to jump around screen. [Update: I stopped using Spaces while at work, it became more of a pain to remember which window had what folder view open and having to move back and forth. I might revisit this in the future with a more concrete plan for each space]

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Apple iPhone Dual Dock Problems

Craig invested in the Apple Bluetooth Headsets for our iPhones which came with the Apple Dual Dock. This dock has a USB cable coming directly from it to your computer and charges both your headset and your iPhone. Great, right? All seemed to be well in our dual dock land, until about a week after getting them. For Craig using it with his iMac, it would actually cause kernel panics when he quit, it wouldn’t sync when he put his iPhone in it, and it would repeatedly tell him it was an accessory not designed for his iPhone. I had been doing ok, but I also had not updated my iPhone to 1.1.1. Since updating to 1.1.1 I now have the same problems. I searched around on the Apple Discussion boards and found several other people with the problem. The […]

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iPhone Updates

As a new owner of an iPhone, and a previous Treo owner, I decided to use AppInstaller. I’m really enjoying the different 3rd party apps. These are the apps I have loaded: FiveDice Colloquy MobileChat SummerBoard Blackjack iLigh iSplit Lights Off My eBay Pirate Pushr (removing this) Soduko Tetris VNotes The first time I added apps it was a bit buggy and things were crashing. I uninstalled things, and started over. All seems to be working smooth now. I’m holding out on updating to 1.1.1. until the 3rd party groups have been able to get things working again. My personal take on Apple crippling all this; if Apple is going to release their own apps (widgets) great, then tell us. If your not, it’s ok to take a “we’re not going to support the apps”, that’s the same stance as […]

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Apple back in the PDA market?

The rumors are flying. There is talk of Apple re-entering the PDA market, but just how is a mystery. Some say it will be through this new color iPod in the rumor mill, others say it will be a new device of it’s own. Will Apple revamp the iApps to be more powerful. Who knows, but I believe in the next few months there will be much more for us to all speculate about. I for one, would love a PDA that ran OS X and could place calls.

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You can never fault Apple on Design

Apple has released their new iMac G5. It is nothing short of stunning. It’s basically a laptop, on a stand, but designed so intuitively and efficiently. Apple truly marries form and function. If saving desk space is your thing, then this would be a great computer for you. Right down to have the power adapter built into the back, so only a cord comes out to plug in. Brilliant. Check out the new G5 when you get a chance.

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Gadget Gurl

Well I’ve never taken a photo of all my gadgets, so I finally did the other night. My 3 can’t live with outs are my PB15″, Sony Ericsson T616 BT cell phone and my Garmin iQue 3600. They all talk together, for the most part. The iQue talks to the mac but not the cell phone, which Garmin I’d really like to see fix on the next model. Well anyways, here’s a pic of everything charging back up at the end of the day. The iQue is my PDA and GPS Navigator. The cell is pretty self explanatory and the laptop, well it’s everything 🙂 Also in the pic are my apple bt wireless mouse, took a little adjusting, but now I love it. And my retractable sync cord, can’t live without it. lol.

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