Author: Aaron

The garage you’ve always wanted: TechShop Portland

A few years back I started to get more nerdy than I had ever been. By more nerdy, I mean that I began to take an interest in a wide variety of things that [...]

(My) 2009 Birthday Wishlist

A month from tomorrow is my Birthday. Whenever it comes to a holiday or event that involves some gift receiving on my part, the question inevitably comes "What [...]

Shameless plug for a contest entry

As the title says, this is a shameless plug. If you don't know what that is, it's a common expression that means "I have no excuse for this except my own [...]

Gadget FlashBack: The Apple Newton MessagePad

What can possibly more be said about the Newton, that hasn't been said already? I'm not really sure, but something drove me to own one... actually, I owned a [...]

My DIY NAS

I've been looking forward to posting this for weeks, nay months. I would have to say that this project started out as an entirely different project early on. [...]

Kindle iPhone App

I've never been really into ebooks. The primary trouble has always been a matter of how to read them. Computers are inconvenient because they're only in one [...]

Throwing Skribit into the mix

It's been a few weeks since I setup the blog. I've had a goal to post often, and by often I mean about 3 times a week. I did not realize what that meant at the [...]

The Safari 4 Beta – some notes.

In a few words: I don't like it... much I need to be fair though. I need to offer at least arguments for why I don't like Safari 4, and it's important to note [...]

iPhone Apps

iPhone apps have been around as long as I've had an iPhone.I got my iPhone about 6 months in, on Christmas of 07, as many people did. Apple hadn't yet allowed [...]

The Atomic Cube

After I got married, I wanted my wife to have a better computer. She was using a 2nd-hand windows computer that was pretty under-powered. She barely used it, [...]