In my ongoing pursuit of a more awesome computer set up, I recently purchased a mini DVI to DVI adapter for my iMac. It’s a simple adapter that lets me hook my iMac up to just about any second monitor I might have lying around (in this case, a—gasp—Dell 15in from my old, old computer). […]

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Lately, many of our customers have been asking about the precise differences between the MacBooks with the new aluminum case design, and the $999 MacBook that has the older white, polycarbonate case design. Below I cover the most significant differences, then give a summary of what it all means. Aluminum specs in bold on the […]

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Many iPod accessories are not fully compatible with the newest iPods released September 9. On our website Smalldog.com, we refer to these iPod models as iPod nano 4G, iPod touch 2008, and the 120GB iPod classic. Some accessories, including most FM transmitters, are not at all compatible with the new iPods. When plugged into a […]

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One of my favorite uses for Spotlight is its ability to quickly and while using only the keyboard open any application on my computer. But first, here’s a little background on Spotlight in Mac OS X. From wikipedia.org: Spotlight is a system-wide desktop search feature of Apple’s Mac OS X operating system introduced in version […]

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Mac|Life Magazine is now offering an even better discounted subscription rate to Small Dog Electronics customers. We currently offer copies of Mac|Life at both of our retail stores, and it’s very popular with both customers and Small Dog Electronics employees. Save 72% by subscribing here. As I wrote last week, “Mac|Life Magazine is extremely well-produced. […]

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When you get your first Apple computer, you step into our realm knowing that you are purchasing one of the best creative machines known to man. It comes with a slew of creative based software in the form of the iLife Suite. To get more for your creative fix there are many Mac user support […]

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Being on the purchasing team here at Small Dog Electronics requires that I routinely review the stock status, current pricing, and evaluate demand for literally thousands of products. One category that’s easy to become overwhelmed with is iPod Accessories, and more specifically, Headphones. This morning, when I searched with the keyword “headphones,” I counted nearly […]

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Wired Magazine has posted a very interesting “Untold Story” of how the iPhone was developed, and its major impact on the wireless industry. It’s worth reading the entire article — it’s the best tech-related journalism I’ve read in all of 2008. Some of the interesting tidbits: Apple spent $150M to develop the iPhone. “By January […]

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