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    iMac Pro

    I recently upgraded to an iMac Pro to help speed up the 3D modeling work I do. Is anyone else here running one? What do you think are “must have” apps for it?
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    3D Printers, anyone?

    I'm just curious if anyone else is working with 3D printers. I've got two that I designed and built that I'm having a lot of fun with. I printed this 8 foot long model of the USS Discovery from the movie, "2001: A Space Odyssey."
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    iMac with Retina Display

    Does anyone have one of these yet? I just placed an order and was wondering who might already be running one.
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    AT&T Unseats Verizon as Best in Customer Service

    In case you missed it... Oh, and they also have the fastest LTE service.
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    Space station dumps Windows.
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    Setting up my new iPad.

    I'm setting up my new iPad. The retina display looks really good. I think the new connector will take some getting used to.
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    Steve Jobs : The Lost Interview

    I just watched the documentary, "Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview" on Amazon Prime. It was an interview that was recorded in 1995, about a year before Apple bought Next and brought Steve back on-board. Steve was very candid on a variety of subjects. It's a very interesting interview for those who...
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    OSX Update

    It looks like Apple also released a Mountain Lion update today. Installing 10.8.2 now.
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    My book on the iPad

    If you have an iPad and you're into model rocketry please consider purchasing my book, "Seize the Sky: A Builder's Guide to Model Rocketry." The iPad version has been enhanced with full screen color photos and an onboard video. A new chapter introducing the tools that you might be using has also...
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    Ripping music to iTunes Match

    I started ripping all my music CDs to get them all uploaded to iTunes Match. This is far earlier to do than I expected.
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    First draft of my first iBook almost complete.

    I've almost got the first draft on my first iBook ready. I need to write two or three more pages about tools to complete the text and also figure out how to address a couple of quirks. The biggest quirk is when you add a link to a page. You can link to bookmarks, webpages, etc but there's no...
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    Good interview about AT&T's LTE Advanced deployment

    For those who are interested... AT&T's Kris Rinne on the specifics of moving to VoLTE - FierceBroadbandWireless
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    Phone companies pushing back at Apple?

    It looks as if Verizon and AT&T are starting to push back against Apple's high pricing/subsidies. I'm a little surprised that it has taken this long. Is Apple's Golden Goose About to Be Cooked? - TheStreet MP
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    What are your favorite OS X apps?

    Since we have threads for iPad and Android app favorites I thought I'd start a similar thread on OS X. It should help me with software selection when my iMac gets here.
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    Just ordered my new computer

    I just placed an order for a new computer system. I'm replacing my Windows based PC with a new 27" iMac. It should be here in about a week. We'll be retiring the PC computers and selling them all. My wife will get my Mac Mini as her system and I'll get the iMac. I'm looking forward to it. Mario
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    iBook Author

    I've started converting my first book to iBook format using iBooks Author. It's a pretty amazing program. It will be interesting to see how well this format and program are adopted by writers and publishers.
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    If tablets are computers...

    The chart on this page is pretty interewsting. Snapshot of the computer market, with and without iPad - Apple 2.0 - Fortune Tech
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    AT&T Launching 4G LTE in Indianapolis

    FYI Indianapolis, IN readers - AT&T will be launching 4G LTE in Indianapolis on Sunday, November 20th. The area will also be served by HSPA+ with enhanced backhaul providing speeds up to four times faster than the existing network. iPhone 4s customers should be able to take advantage of the...
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    My new game app is released.

    My new game app, WalZ ArenA, has been approved for release on Apple iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) as well as RIM's PlayBook. If you like breakout style arcade games you may like this one. Mario L4 Games
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    R.I.P. Steve Jobs

    It's being reported that Steve Jobs has died. A great loss to the tech industry.