Geektool, v2

I was just looking through the analytics and stats for my blog, and realized that almost 1 year later, my Geektool post is generating the most traffic to my site. Given that I recently got a new computer and began using some new geeklets, I figured an update was in order. I’ll try my best […]

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Late 2011 MBP

As I briefly mentioned in my last post, I recently got a new MacBook Pro as an early graduation present to replace my old MBP. Even though it was a brand new computer, I only upgraded a few components when I purchased it – opting to upgrade the remaining items by myself after. This was […]

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Operating Systems Analysis: OS X | Windows | Linux

As part of my MBA program, I’m required to take Written and Oral Communications. One of our assignments was to give a 10 minute persuasive speech on a topic of our choice. Given that I have an affinity towards technology, as well as being a computer engineer, I opted to write my speech on something […]

Posted in: Binghamton University, Linux, OS X, Personal, Windows by Marc Budofsky 2 Comments

Genius Bar Visit + Failed SSD = >:-(

The other day I posted about how I recently installed the Developers release of Lion to an external drive, and then realized that my iSight camera was no longer working. I visited my local Genius Bar yesterday to have them take a look at the issue and see if there was a quick and easy […]

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Where’d You Go?

I’ve been a little busy lately with some of my other projects, and my blog has become a little neglected. I figured it was time for a quick update, list style of course: 1. I’m in the process of finishing up the biggest website I’ve worked on so far. It should be launching in the […]

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Mac OS X Only: Geektool

One of my favorite applications for OS X is GeekTool – a simple application that lets you embed files, images, and basic scripts on your desktop. At first I was only using GeekTool to provide me with the date and time, but recently I’ve expanded the number of scripts I have to include some system […]

Sneak Peek: Geektool

I’m working on putting the finishing touches on a post regarding my Geektool setup, and realized I haven’t put up any new content in 3 weeks. So, here’s a sneak peek of my Geektool setup… Check back in the next few days for a break down of all the scripts and explanations.

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NVidia Fail = Apple FTW?!

As the semester was coming to an end, my Macbook Pro fell victim to the Nvidia failure that is common among this generation. I immediately took it to an Apple Certified Repair Center in Binghamton, and was pretty bummed when it wouldn’t fail the test properly to be covered under Apple’s Extended Warranty program. I […]

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On to the next…

I’m officially done with the first semester of senior year. It feels good to finally be done haha. Expect more posts over winter break now that I’ll have more free time. In the near future, I’ll be writing about the outcome of my MBP – last night it fell victim to the infamous Nvidia failure […]

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Macbook Pro Upgrades

As I’ve mentioned before, I had a whole list of upgrades to make to my MBP, but was waiting for my optibay knockoff to arrive from China. Last week, the package arrived and I finally had all of the parts to complete my upgrades. With two ifixit.com guides opened – one for the optical drive […]