Category Archives: nerd stuff

Being Geek, Part 1 – Intro and Initial Geek Cred Rating System


I think that we geeks have long been misunderstood and confused with dweebs, dorks, and nerds. In order to put an end to the confusion and allow us geeks to raise our heads (with or without glasses) high, I decided … Continue reading

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iOS Games: Angry Birds in Space


Those guys at Rovio rock hard. Pigs in Space, the return. The idea is incredible – I mean the whole flinging birds at pigs in the previous incarnations of Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons, and Angry Birds Rio was already … Continue reading

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Apple Genius Bar – World-Class Support


I have now had three dealings with the Genius Bar at various Apple Stores with lots of success that I wanted to share with you. Here’s the moral of the story: if you have a problem with an Apple product, … Continue reading

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iTunes Match and Dex, Nucky and Raylan


I am a little disappointed to be honest with Match. First off, the switch took over a week to complete. I had to subdivide my 89k library down to 25k songs – I had 23.7k rock songs so I just … Continue reading

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Orbitsound T12v3 Review and iPhone 4S


After my “early” review, I felt I owed you a more final one. It is a great little box. The bar looks really nice and the subwoofer is pretty discrete as well. The sound itself is good. You do need … Continue reading

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NSCCDF: November Meeting Minutes, or how an evening was passed among geeks


The movie selection for geeks this season is soooo awful that the Nerd Sci-Fi Ciné Club de Paris (NSFCCDP) has boycotted movies for 2 months now. Last night, we convened at a little bar tucked behind the Saint-Denis prostitution district … Continue reading

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Way too late


to put in a real post. I mean, these 18h days are becoming a bit too much don’t you think? I suppose I can just brag that for a brief 5 or 10 minutes that I was #1 on my … Continue reading

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VMware Fusion Woes


Argh. After running like a top for sooooo long, my Fusion VMware with Windows 7 is becoming a real pain. The performance has gone to shit. Its like walking in quicksand. I thought my keys and so forth were up … Continue reading

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The Continuing Adventures of Übernerd


Yes, I think I went overboard on nerdiness tonight. I performed support-cancelling surgery on my MacBook Pro. For the second time. No kidding! So here’s the scoop: I have wanted to replace the Super (Useless) Drive in my Unibody for … Continue reading

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Chrome vs Firefox vs Safari vs Internet Explorer vs Opera…


A quick post ‘cos I still have 10 emails to finish tonight. I have been alternating between several browsers: Opera, Camino, Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox. I can’t say that I am a big fan of the first two as … Continue reading

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