There is a trend developing regarding Google and Google products. We, the products, want to be more in control of our data. Google’s Gmail, Docs, and other services are provided to us for free. In exchange, Google makes us, the ...

There are times when my Mac life becomes rather mundane. I blame it on no viruses, no crashes, and a combination of productivity, efficiency, and ease-of-use. There was a time when I’d become a melancholy Mac user and, for a ...

My family is old. And large. They came to Chicago about 100 years ago, and, I swear, almost everyone from back then is still living. These relatives have a few things in common (besides living for a long time). They ...

Alright, dear Mac user. When it comes to playing music on your Mac, what’s your poison? iTunes, right? After all, iTunes is free. iTunes may be a behemoth but it does everything. In fact, it does so much, sometimes iTunes ...

The Mac App Store is my new found friend. What I’ve found is nearly a dozen great Mac photo enhancement apps, all of them under $10, many at 99-cents, and a few priced in-between. What caught my hair on fire ...

It’s not a Latin dance by Benton Harbor, but it is a favorite. I wonder what Jessica Simpson thinks of Chicken Salsa? Is it a Spanish Fowl? Or, a latin inspired dance of a barnyard animal? Remember, she had trouble ...

It’s a brave new world with strange new bedfellows. Literally. What do Pink and Willie Nelson have in common? Hit songs and controversial themes. What? Pink, yes, but say it ain’t so, Willie. Gimme a ballad and throw stink on ...

Not bathing for a week may do the same thing; repel people. It’s the side effects that make it less than desirable. Do people bother you? Do you find youself in a situation where you’d just like to get rid ...

I’m not a blonde, though I’ve been one a few times. Some of my best friends are blonde. I can’t be the only one who’s noticed that television news is being infiltrated by blonde bombshells (contrasted in flavor by an ...

Just what we need. Another way to use up the little time we have left on planet earth. Pencil and paper, or Mac or PC, Sudoku is the latest rage whose time has come to take more of your time. ...