Shawn King Needs Your Help

I learned from John Gruber that Shawn King, host of Your Mac Life, is needing dental surgery. The really bad news is that the procedure would cost a lot and Shawn can’t afford it. Mac Users like you can Help Shawn. Go to GoFundMe.com/ShawnKing ——- Note: I also posted this on that one site I usually contribute to. ——- Personal Note: […]

2014: Ten dot Twenty

October 20, 1977 – The plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd band crashed in Mississippi. ——- Apple Pay goes live. Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens. ISO: 1000 Focal Length: 40mm Aperture: f/4 Exposure time: 1/125 Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Thirteen

October 13, 1773 – The Whirlpool Galaxy was discovered by Charles Messier. ——- One feature of iOS 8 that I really like is iPhone Cellular Calls Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens. ISO: 3200 Focal Length: 50mm Aperture: f/5.6 Exposure time: 1/30 Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Ten dot Three

October 3 – Happy German Unity Day! East Germany and West Germany reunited on October 3, 1990. October 3, 1995 – Jury came up with no guilty verdict on O. J. Simpson’s trial for the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. ——- Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens. ISO: 500 Focal Length: 40mm Aperture: […]

2014: Nine dot Twenty-Nine

September 29, 1911 – Italy declared war on the Ottoman Empire. “Ummm, why do the Italians hate padded foot stool?” ——- Not sure what happened to the Dock in OS X Yosemite Public Beta. Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens. ISO: 160 Focal Length: 40mm Aperture: f/2.8 Exposure time: 1/80 Cropped and resized using Acorn […]

2014: Nine dot Twenty-Eight

September 28, 1924 – A team of aviators of the United States Army Air Service completed the first around-the-world-flight. ——- Time Capsule, 3TB. Once the power cord was unravelled, it is almost impossible to put it back together, almost. Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens. ISO: 1000 Focal Length: 40mm Aperture: f/2.8 Exposure time: 1/60 […]

2014: Nine dot Twenty-Five

September 25, 1992 –  NASA launched the Mars Observer probe to Mars, which failed eleven months later. ——- Bender and Bendee (iPhone 6): Bending at First Sight Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens. ISO: 320 Focal Length: 40mm Aperture: f/2.8 Exposure time: 1/60 Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.

2014: Nine dot Twenty-Three

September 23, 1909 – The Phantom of the Opera, a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux was first published. Phantom of the Opera by Iron Maiden is a great song. ——- You want Bender to do what on this iPhone 6? Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens. ISO: 1600 Focal Length: 50mm Aperture: f/4 Exposure […]

2014: Nine dot Nineteen

September 19, 1850 – California became the thirty-first U.S. state. September 19, 1999 – Sega Dreamcast was released. September 19, 2014 – iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale, no one is buying it. (The last bit is a lie.) Taken with Canon EOS 60D and Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM Lens. ISO: 200 Focal Length: 40mm […]