Solution to Microsoft Flight Simulator X “side-by-side” Error

This is a mini-guide for those struggling with trying to get Microsoft Flight Simulator X (FSX) Deluxe, and the Acceleration Expansion pack working on Windows 7 x64. The two big issues which I will cover are the “side-by-side” configuration error message, and frequent crashing while in the game. Continue reading →

Fixing MBR Tables on iMac or MBP Triple Boot Setups

I spent several hours today struggling to fix my iMac triple boot setup with Mac OS X Lion, Windows 7 x64, and Ubuntu 11.10. rEFIt does not handle the new Apple Boot partition included in the latest release of Apple’s operating system. This article provides an example of how to fix your MBR table manually without using the rEFIt partition sync tool. Continue reading →

Apple Bluetooth Keyboard Won’t Link with iMac After Installing rEFIt

Do you have an Apple Bluetooth keyboard that refuses to link with your iMac after installing rEFIt? Here’s my short story for those with similar problems looking for a solution.

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A Look at the Value of the Original iPad

When the iPad was first announced, in January 2010, I posted an initial outlook for the new device. Nearly 2 years has passed since that article, and since then the iPad 2 has been available on the market for quite some time. The question that I asked was, “is the iPad worth it?” Now it is time to look back and answer that question with an analysis. Continue reading →