Monthly Archives: January 2010

It’s no MagicSlate

I have long dreamed of a neat, small computer which I called the MagicSlate and I was interested to read that this was one of the names Apple registered for their slate device. I even wrote a story about its … Continue reading

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OSX on a Lenovo Ideapad S10-2 – again

(behold my – working! – boot-up options, using the old-skool classic GRUB bootloader) I’ve given up trying to get the audio to work on OS X on my IdeaPad’s msiWindOSX install. Could not get Audieee to work. A 10.5.5 update … Continue reading

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Every Little Earthquake

It’s ‘Own Clothes Day’ at my children’s schools today, to raise money for Haiti. At breakfast I explained to my daughter, 4, what the money was for. She said ‘we know a song about an earthquake.’ I’d seen a Met … Continue reading

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Triple-boot OS X, WindowsXP and Linux on a Lenovo Ideapad S10-2

The aim: to get my Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 netbook to allow me to boot into Mac OS X, Windows XP or Ubuntu Netbook Remix as and when I need each OS – and to get a nice clean Windows install … Continue reading

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