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2017 - An Overdue Retrospective, Part 3: Enjoyable Nintendo Switch Games

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Welcome to Part 3 of my (much overdue) multi-part retrospective of 2017. On to some of my favorite video games of 2017. I love my Nintendo Switch, so I'll be focusing on that platform. Nintendo Switch Games I Enjoyed Once again, I'll be bypassing the first-party titles, which I played and loved, and taking a dive into indies. Steamworld Dig 2: This Metroidvania-style game has amazing visuals,… [read more →]

2017 - An Overdue Retrospective, Part 2: Favorite iOS Apps

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Welcome to Part 2 of my (much overdue) multi-part retrospective of 2017. On to iOS apps that helped make life a bit better in 2017. Honestly, I didn't discover many new iOS apps in 2017 that had a lasting impact. As with Part 1, I'm avoiding triple A apps that get mentioned in every best-of list. 5 iOS Apps I Enjoyed in 2017 Financial. Stash: This app helped me dive into ETFs and investing. I… [read more →]

2017 - An Overdue Retrospective, Part 1: Favorite Mac Apps

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Welcome to my (much overdue) multi-part retrospective of 2017. First off, Mac apps! Mac Apps I loved in 2017 I'm going to skip over the apps that everyone uses (i.e. 1Password, Alfred 3, Tweetbot, Fantastical) and jump to the smaller stuff (and notable updates). Notable Updates: First off, BBEdit 12. As always, Rich Siegel keeps the updates coming. There's something for everyone to love.… [read more →]

APFU! APFS Disk Password - macOS 10.13 High Sierra Locked Me out of my Machine!

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My High Sierra upgrade experienced worked great on my 2016 15" Macbook Pro work machine, but my personal machine had a distressing journey. It seems that my 2012 non-retina 15" Macbook Pro went to sleep during the upgrade process, which led to an issue that completely locked me out of my disk. Upon booting the computer, I was prompted for a "Disk Password." None of my login… [read more →]