MyMac Podcast 191
App Store

On July 11, 2008, in Podcast, by The MyMac Podcast


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Time to look at some of the iPhone / iPod Touch apps. David tries to sell his iPhone on ebay and runs into problems. Plus a GREAT deal we found on MacSales.com.

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Macspiration 45 – 10 Frugal Tips

On July 25, 2006, in Macspiration, by Donny Yankellow


This week I decided to make a list of ways to use your computer to put some money in your pocket, keep some money in your pocket, or just ways to spend your well earned cash more wisely. I guess it depends on how you look at it.

1. Don’t throw away your old OS CDs. Either keep those OS9 and old OSX CDs for emergencies or for your friend’s emergencies, or sell them on eBay. You can get upwards of $30 for your 10.3 installation set, and OS9 is really popular.

2. I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again: When shopping for a new computer, check Apple’s refurbished products. You can find great deals, and the money you save can go towards Applecare, more memory, a printer, an iPod or whatever. My favorite thing about an Apple refurbished product (besides the price) is that it comes with a 1 year warranty. This is the same warranty you would get with a new product.

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About Donny Yankellow

In addition to writing for MyMac.com since the Fall of 2005 he is an art teacher, freelance artist/illustrator, and is a father of one son. Donny is also the author/illustrator of several children's ebooks. Donny's degree is in Visual Communications and he hold certification in K-12 Art Education. His hobbies (besides Mac and Apple stuff) include soccer, animation, and reading anything written by Stephen King.

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The Great Digital River of Life

On August 8, 2003, in Original Blog, by Roger Born

Yeah, you swim in it every day, if you own a computer and have a dial up or some such connection to the Internet. You and I can’t help it. We have to at least cross it to get to the other side of where we are going, if nothing else.

Spending time on a computer today can be compared to nothing better than taking your life in your hands when you cross a moving river, one that is full of moving junk and debris, and where the water contains obvious filth and toxic elements. Your wife and children have to swim in this stuff too.

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About Roger Born

Teacher, Writer, General Troublemaker. Christian Minister since 1973. Aerospace commercial artist, 1975 - 1995. Fighting cancer since 1994. Graduate 1997 from HIU.EDU with MBA in business communication, and MA in early church history. Writer at MyMac since 1999. Tech writer until 2002. Lives in Silver Lakes CA. Married to Connie (HS English teacher), with four children and 5 grandchildren. Teaches on Internet forums and local classes. Website: rogerborn.com Blog archives and latest novel "Confessions of a Time Traveler" at mymac.com

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