All entries tagged 'greed'

Tuesday, October the 14th, 2008

Remember my shiny Apple computer? It’s still pretty sweet, but after two-and-a-half years or so of abuse, it’s just not as shiny anymore. And I think that’s as good a reason as any other to justify an upgrade, don’t you?

Redesigned Macbook Pro

I’ve just ordered myself one of these, and some tech specs follow for the geeks in the audience.

Apple Macbook Pro (15.4-inch)

  • 2.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 4GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM – 2x2GB
  • 320GB Serial ATA @ 7200 rpm
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT graphics processor with 512MB of GDDR3 memory
  • SuperDrive 8x (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
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Saturday, November the 17th, 2007

(Life news will resume when I know more. In the meantime…)

The past couple of years have witnessed my steady transition toward the dark side, and I believe that journey was completed yesterday. After voluntarily forking over wads of cash to the pimpled girl behind the counter, I picked up my new macawsex disc:

A picture of the Mac OS X Leopard box

And, since we’re talking about evil things, you might be disenchanted to hear that over the past few months, this journal (as well as its sister sites) have been entirely self-supported through advertising. (A cookie for anyone who finds one!)

Upholding principles and leading an upstanding life is only for those who are otherwise happy and contended in their lives. If you aren’t, all bets are off.

(Honestly, I have had life news. It’s just that I don’t have access to my notes as I’ve not been at home for the past couple of days; and I am in no mood to concoct solemn entries from scratch.)

8,942,288 people conned into wasting their bandwidth.