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OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock Review

I was lucky enough to receive a pre-release demo unit of OWC’s upcoming Thunderbolt 3 Dock and I wanted to write a review of my experience with it.  I’ve had one of the new 15” Apple MacBook Pro laptops with Thunderbolt 3 since they were release.  Since that day I’ve been waiting for someone to […]

By | 2017-05-18T15:15:00+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Apple|0 Comments

Installing an SSD in a MacBookPro

I just replaced my 17″ Unibody MacBookPro’s hard drive with a new Corsair 256GB SSD. The SSD uses Samsung chips and controller. It’s VERY FAST!

  1. First I made an image of my BootCamp partition using WinClone.
  2. Next I ran one final Time Machine backup to my Time Capsule.
  3. After that was complete, I shut the […]
By | 2017-05-18T15:16:24+00:00 May 15th, 2009|Apple|47 Comments

Why I Love Having 8 Gigs of RAM

I recently upgraded my primary computer from a 15″ MacBookPro with 4 GB of RAM to a 17″ MacBookPro with 8 GB of RAM. That probably sounds gratuitous. Here’s why it’s not:

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I’m currently running:

  • Mac OS 10.5.6
  • Adium (IM chat client)
  • Mail.app (e-mail client)
  • iCal (calendar application)
  • iTunes (music)
  • OmniFocus […]
By | 2017-05-18T15:16:42+00:00 March 17th, 2009|Apple|0 Comments