Monthly Archives: August 2004

Shrek Mystery Solved!

Straight from General Mills: Thank you for contacting General Mills with your inquiry. There are 6 different marbits in Shrek cereal and they represent the following: Shrek, Princess Fiona, Donkey, Gingerbread Man, Potion Bottle, and Puss ‘n Boots. We hope you find this information helpful. Please let us know if we can help you again…. Read more »

New iMac G5

Apple introduced their new G5 iMac this morning. I think I like it better than the previous (iLamp) model. The design just looks cleaner to me. It has a widescreen 17″ or 20″ display and comes in two processor flavors (1.6GHz or 1.8GHz G5). You can find all the info you need at the Apple… Read more »

Apple Day

Well, tomorrow is supposedly the big day for Apple. Apple Expo is being held in Paris. Rumor has it there will be a new G5 iMac announced at the keynote. There is also talk that they’ll be releasing a new version of the iSight camera as well. Engadget had a “Design the new G5 iMac”… Read more »

Picasa – Photo Organizer

It happened a while back, but Google purchased Picasa, a company that develops software enabling users to manage and share their digital photos. I tried Picasa last year sometime and found that it’s a pretty nice program. If you’ve ever used iPhoto on a mac, this is about as close as you can get on… Read more »

Mystery Marshmallow

Shrek Cereal is some good stuff! It’s a bit like a combination of Lucky Charms and Kix (kinda like Kix w/marshmallows). I just am a little confused by the shapes. I think I’ve got them all down but one. 1.) Donkey 2.) Gingerbread Man 3.) Princess Fiona? 4.) Farquaad 5.) ???? 6.) Shrek So what… Read more »

INDUCE Act – Bad News!

There was a good article about a bad bill, the INDUCE Act, on today. I’m thinking it might be a good time to practice what can sometimes feel an exercise in futility and send a letter to my elected officials. Until recently, much of the discussion among tech enthusiasts about a controversial anti-piracy bill… Read more »

SnapperMail 2.0 Released

SnapperMail 2.0, the palm e-mail program for smart phones, has finallly been released. I’ve been playing with the beta/trial version for quite a while (it’s been in beta for quite a while!). They’ve added quite a few new features. New easier to use interface IMAP mail support Flash card storage Better attachment support I’ve had… Read more »

Firefox College Campaign

Firefox, my browser of choice, has started a new campaign to promote the browser on college campuses which I think is a great idea. I’ve been using Firefox/Mozilla since they started the project and think it’s a great browser. They are taking submissions for poster designs specifically geared to college students to print up and… Read more »

The Sims 2

Who knew they were making a Sims #2 (if you think about it… it makes sense)?!? It looks like the sequal to one of the most popular games ever is coming in Sept! Take a look at The Sims Site… it looks pretty cool. I got into the first one a while back and this… Read more »

Apple Store Opening in Des Moines, IA

The West Des Moines Jordan Creek Town Center will soon be home to a new Apple store. This will be the first apple store in the state of Iowa. I wasn’t too impressed with the new mall when I visited a few weeks ago, but I may have to reevaluate my opinion now with the… Read more »


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