Posts made in November, 2008

Review: Zenbe Lists for iPhone

Posted on Nov 22, 2008 in iPhone, Reviews

I’ve been reluctant to get invested in an iPhone todo app, because I still see Apple integrating the iPhone Notes application with the todo feature that Mac OS X offers in Mail.app.

However, it doesn’t look as though that is going to happen anytime soon, so I’ve been checking out a few iPhone todo applications. I’m not really interested in iPhone-only solutions, as I frequently write myself todos at my desk and mainly need a quick and easy way to reference those on my iPhone. But since I work on multiple Macs, I would also need a way to access my todos across multiple machines.

So far I’ve been able to narrow it down to two contenders: Zenbe Lists and Things.

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How to Transfer Your Data to a New Aluminum MacBook

Posted on Nov 9, 2008 in Hints, Mac

Since the new Macbooks don’t offer a firewire port, you’ll need to use a network connection to transfer your data from an old Mac to your new Macbook.

Apple has made the process very simple though: the first time you boot up your new machine, you’ll be asked to pick another Mac on your network. I usually connect to my network via wireless LAN, which is a bit slow for large amounts of data, so I just connected my old and new Macbook via an ethernet cable. 

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