Archive for December, 2006

d’Arenberg “The Laughing Magpie” – Shiraz Viognier – 2004

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

This is a rather nice combination of the ever delightful Shiraz with the usually rather not my taste white Viognier, it is much darker than you would expect from a Red/White blend in fact as dark as any Cab or Shiraz out there. It has a very pleasant mix of the spice of a Shiraz […]

The Blog of – ExCarSalesman

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006

ExCarSalesman A very handy guide for people looking to purchase a car. While very US centric, many useful hints that will apply across the board. I suggest that you have a read. Use it as the basis and start of the most important part of purchasing a car… research, research, RESEARCH!

Blog – Ginn Chen – Installing Solaris on MacBook Pro under Parallels

Monday, December 25th, 2006

Ginn Chen’s Blog – Installing Solaris on a MacBook Pro w/ Parallels A truly handy guide for getting Solaris up and running nicely on a MacBook Pro under parallels. Covers – Networking, Video Resolution and Audio!

10 Greatest Natural Wonders (national geographic photos / wallpapers)

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006

Some wonderful photos of the most beautiful places on earth – with wallpaper downloads Wallpaper is always nice, and these shots are well good. Nice to see Australia making such a decent showing. read more | digg story

Snow in November!!!!!!

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

It snowed in November in Canberra (Australia – Southern Hemisphere) just a few days shy of the start of summer here be some pics! Seems like during Movember I forgot about posting this one up – better late than never. Still I can hardly believe that a few weeks prior to summer we had SNOW!

Mac OS X 10.4: How to prevent .DS_Store file creation over network connections

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

Mac OS X 10.4: How to prevent .DS_Store file creation over network connections The fun that is DS_Store files blatted all over network shares is not so much an issue if you are using a mac connecting to another mac, but when you’re playing within Windows fileshares (SMB/Samba shares) people tend not to view them […]

Spotting a fake: “New apple design” – Warpspire

Friday, December 8th, 2006

Spotting a fake: “New apple design” – Warpspire When the original piece appeared on digg, there was much fuss regarding this being potentially real, and the detactors pointing out why it is likely not real. As  it has since been shown this was a portfolio piece, but the article here, goes over some good points, […]