Mac Mini.. This should prove interesting.

Today we were driving around and found a closing sale at a “Good Guys” store. All of their stores are closing in California and folding into CompUSA.

The discounts were very deep – they were even getting rid of the furniture and fixtures. So as I was walking around I saw a floor model of a Mac Mini (1.25G4/256Mb/40Gb/CDRW+DVDROM) priced at $329. As Apple never discounts and eBayers have a way of getting things priced way higher than fair market, I couldn’t resist.

So now I’m typing this on a Mac. Continue reading “Mac Mini.. This should prove interesting.”

MacOSX user? Try fink

Lately I’ve been fooling around with more platforms at home. I think now I have all the important ones represented (MacOSX, Windows, Linux and Solaris Sparc), and I’m probably about to blow a fuse unless I start distributing these things around the house (I think I already blew a NIC in one of the boxes).

Anyway, I was told by a Machead friend recently about Fink and I have to say I am really impressed with it. Continue reading “MacOSX user? Try fink”