This is my third Google Drive article in as many days, and I can’t help writing about the cloud storage service because I have been waiting so long for it to become a reality. Last night, I did what I hoped I wouldn’t have to do for a long while: I gave up my 80 gigs at $20 a year deal for 200 gigs for $9.99 a month! Yes, I upgraded to a Google Drive is that four times larger than the available space on my MacBook Air SSD!
I started out my online life as a Windows fanatic. Then, a few years ago, I became a Mac Fanboi. I have given over my entire technological life to SuperGenius SuperStar Steve Jobs — not Apple, Steve Jobs — and he controls my iPad and iPhone and AirPort and MacBook, and my daily happiness by default, and I just sit idly by and enjoy the fruit of his labor. I do worry about his demise, though, because I think Apple is Steve Jobs, not the other way around. Yesterday, I dutifully took the $30.00USD plunge and upgraded my 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook to OS X Lion, and the process was clean, transparent and simple. I love my Mac!
Here we are, a year later, after making a triumphant Boles Blogs Network return to WordPress.com. We temporarily left WP.com to unwittingly head into the gaping maw of a horrible experience with a self-hosted Movable Type installation — but we quickly remedied our dismay and rejoined the Automattic servers.
Today, I fell, once again, into a Fool’s Queue and helplessly tried to upgrade my two iPhone 3GS devices to iPhone 4 cellphones. I should’ve known better. Upgrading your iPhones has never been an enjoyable, or easy, job. I first logged on to the AT&T website to upgrade.
It’s that time of the year again when we open our hearts to Six Apart and another major Movable Type upgrade only to once again have our love spun unrequited and our delicate hearts shattered by a reality that belies the promise.
On Friday, I received the black version of the new kicking ASUS Eee PC 1000HE — the ultimate netbook, at a third of the price and twice the computing power, of the the awful Sony Vaio P — and the first thing I did after unboxing, and seeing the ancient Windows XP interface staring back at me, was to install my trusty beta of Windows 7 Ultimate.
On Friday, Apple released the second generation iPhone with 3G — iPhone 2.0, if you will — and it was an unmitigated disaster in every sense for any sensible person that values time over dilly-dallying and working over standing in line.