An iOS 5 update to your iPhone or iPad can take an hour — or three, or four. I recommend you choose to “download only” first and then “update” later. In so doing you can untether your iPhone/iPad and leave iTunes to take its time downloading the file. If you choose “update” you cannot untether the device from your computer and you may be in for a very long wait.
Monthly Archives: October 2011
One month after it opened on 9/11/2011 I finally got in to see the memorial. Ten years after the tragic events which precipitated it.
The landscape is very different now that two seemingly bottomless-pit fountains sit in the foundations of the original towers. The scale of the memorial certainly reflects the scope of the loss in its impact on our society.
So here’s a reality check. When you write for yourself, few people read your posts. When you write in terms of other people interests you score a ton of hits. Makes sense, right? When you write mostly for your own circle of family, friends and colleagues you’re not aiming for the hits. So why do I get miffed when a post about something incidental gets fifty thousand hits, compared with a heartfelt note about something I really care about barely scoring twenty?