A computer geek who loves building things

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Mac Gaming in 2019

September 8th, 2019

With the imminent release of macOS Catalina, many of my favorite games will no longer launch because of the 32-bit to 64-bit transition. I decided to go all in on my Boot Camp setup: Installing Windows 10 on an external SSD and using an eGPU for better performance.

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Owning My Data

May 7th, 2019

I've been making a conscious effort to preserve my online footprints, if only to look back and reconstruct my activities in any given day. I'm using a combination of iOS app (Momento) and services (IFTTT, Pinboard) for that.

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Reviving My Blog

February 22nd, 2019

As one of my goals in 2019 is to write more, I decided to dust off my blog and migrate it to a (hopefully) longer-lasting place. I plan to write at least 12 blog posts this year.

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macOS Gems

January 21st, 2019

Some lesser-known Mac apps I've relied on over the years: BeardedSpice, Bumpr, Micro Snitch, ToothFairy, etc.

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On Tumblr

August 5th, 2014

I first started my tumblelog late February 2007, the same month Tumblr was founded. Back then I also maintained a separate WordPress blog, where I jotted down my thought in, for lack of a better word, longer form. Over the years I found less and less free time to keep up with my once-a-week posting schedule, and finally pulled the plug on that blog. The tumblelog still lived on, thanks to its ‘microblogging’ nature.

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Journey to the Windows Phone 7 Platform

June 14th, 2012

For some strange reasons, I had to part with my iPhone 4 and chose to switch to another platform while waiting for the next iPhone’s imminent launch. I picked Windows Phone 7 and bought a Nokia Lumia 710 to go with it.

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My Unpublished Kindle Review

June 8th, 2011

I wrote this review on March 8th, nearly 5 months ago. It’s a ‘glowing review’ as I put it back then. Ironically the day I wrote it was the day my Kindle died. Yes, half of its screen suddenly went blank, and no effort I made was able to bring it back to life. Fragile.

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