The Colorado Springs Gazette reported 37-year-old Lucas Hinch was ticketed April 20th for firing a weapon within city limits. But no murder charges are pending for the fatal shooting, because the deceased victim was his Dell desktop PC. The police report said Hinch “was fed up with fighting his computer for the last several months” and shot it in the alley behind his home just before 7 p.m., “effectively disabling it.” Continue reading →
What is it about Spring that makes me want to chase the dust bunnies out of my office? All that tangled, unruly computer cable behind my desk has provided them with habitat this winter, and some are now the size of the Trojan Rabbit in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Enter the AppleCore, the newest hero product on the office organization scene. For years now I’ve been wrapping, tying, clipping, clamping, banding, or VELCRO®-ing the snarled snakes that power all my beloved computers and peripherals, but this ultra-compact cable winder has piqued my interest. A solution that’s quick, easy to use, and repositionable and reusable? And pretty darn affordable? I’m all about that – do I get bonus points if I use AppleCores on my Apple products?