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★ Linked: Mastering the at-home dinner date

Great post for the single men out there… Few dates are better than having dinner at home. Without the distractions of a restaurant, all of the focus can be on you and your date.  You’ll find that the conversation will be more comfortable and honest. And of course, women love men who can cook.  But …

★ Buy Mac OS Software – Help Japan

Macworld.com As part of the effort, several Apple-oriented software developers are donating services and money to ease the suffering of victims and their families. If any readers know of PC software companies that are doing this, please let me know.

★ Japan Earthquake May Affect Gadget Makers / Suppliers

I’ve seen articles like this all week from many sources (not just picking on GigaOm): Obviously, iPad 2 supply levels are the least of Japan’s worries right now, but this could mean that Apple will have trouble meeting customer demand in the U.S., and might even lead to a general postponement of the international launch of …

★ Beautiful Mac Setups Need Not Be Expensive

Steve Offutt: At home I run a 27-inch 3.2 GHz iMac i3 with 1TB internal storage and 8GB of RAM. At the marketing office I pair my personally-owned 2007 MacBook Pro (2.33 GHz, Intel Core 2 Duo, 15-inch) with a department-owned Apple 23-inch Aluminum Cinema Display. For me, technical specs equal beauty and maybe some …

★ TSA Begins “Shoe Scanner” Trials

The Transportation Security Administration announced this week that it’s accepting proposals for a “shoe scanner” device. It could be a way to cut down on the aggravations of airline travel while still allowing officials to check for weapons and explosives inside a terrorist’s Reeboks. The idea crashed and burned when the Department of Homeland Security first …