Faux Genius Bar

Today I went to the Genius Bar at the Apple store located at the Palisades Mall in West Nyack. I, along with my best friend, brought in his refurbished G4 to the counter, expecting some top-notch, quality help and expertise. My friend was totally bummed out over his inoperative machine. We were desperate. We are new to the Mac OS environment. We know our way around the desktop and its various functions but when it gets too technical, it’s out of our league. The fine folks at the Genius Bar proved to be our only hope. Unfortunately, we walked away … Continue reading Faux Genius Bar

Alice in Underland

Is it me or am I the only one not drinking the Tim Burton Cool-Aid when it comes to his take on Alice in Wonderland? I know that there are a lot of Tim Burton Haters out there. I’m not one of them. I know that he is a supremely talented individual who manages to create worlds where both adults and children can get lost in and marvel at. With the exception of a couple of duds in my humble opinion (anyone remember Planets of the Apes? Don’t get me started on the Batman films either), his dark, artistic vision … Continue reading Alice in Underland