Tag: hardware

  • I replaced my ancient iPhone’s battery (February 27, 2021)

    Quite surprised that Apple even offers this service, and quite pleased at the results.

  • The most cyberpunk thing I’ve ever seen (April 6, 2019)

    The most cyberpunk thing I've ever seen is a drone, bullet-riddled and decorated in sacred colors, that participated in the NoDAPL protests.

  • I bought an expensive chair and I love it (March 22, 2019)

    With friends' encouragement, I decided to end my serial purchase of cheap office chairs by buying one very expensive one. I think I made the right call.

  • The stories of Ashrind’s stickers (April 13, 2018)

    I celebrate my laptop's long life by remembering how it earned the various and disparate stickers glued all over its lid.

  • The two best computers I’ve ever owned (April 6, 2018)

    Thoughts about my six-year-old MacBook Pro, as I await its final repair.

  • Giving up on Steam Link with Mac (December 19, 2015)

    Using Steam Link at all, downloading 10 patches and watching it break in a different way, helps me understand why PC users so mad alla time. — Jason McIntosh (@JmacDotOrg) December 20, 2015

  • Why I downgraded from an iPhone 6 (January 8, 2015)

    For the second and final time, I have put the SIM from the iPhone 6 I purchased last September back into a 2012-vintage iPhone 5. The first time happened after a shockingly revelatory lurch into anxiety I experienced shortly after buying the phone. I more recently decided I’d give it another chance for a couple of weeks, under more controlled circumstances, and I did, but it still didn’t work out.