Its exterior leather feels nice and the microfiber interior protects the iPhone’s finish, but the case fits so tightly that it’s hard to remove. Worse, it makes the buttons hard to press, and it bulks up my sleek iPhone. follow link
Syslogd Overwhelming Your Computer?
If your Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) system is unexpectedly sluggish, logging might be the culprit. Run Activity Monitor (Applications/Utilities/ folder), and click the CPU column twice to get it to show most to least activity. If syslogd is at the top of the list, there's a fix. Syslogd tracks informational messages produced by software and writes them to the asl.db, a file in your Unix /var/log/ directory. It's a known problem that syslogd can run amok. There's a fix: deleting the asl.db file.
Launch Terminal (from the same Utilities folder), and enter these commands exactly as written, entering your administrative password when prompted:
sudo launchctl stop com.apple.syslogd
sudo rm /var/log/asl.db
sudo launchctl start com.apple.syslogd
Your system should settle down to normal. For more information, follow the link.
39-Word Review of the $39 iPhone 5s Case
Given the use of Markdown, the reference to Blade Runner, and the obsession with Corinthian leather, I'm going to hazard a guess that "Rick Deckard" commenting here is @gruber. Although the triple question marks don't seem like him.
Because if there isn't, I nominate Shen's Corollary of Trivializing Slavery.
I, however, don't share that view, and I enjoy my leather and burgers.
Also, maybe the leather will improve with use like a baseball glove. It would get softer over the buttons, making them easier to press.
It seems like a really nice case to me. I think I'm going to get a brown one for my black iPhone.
It's less bulky than any other case I've owned but still adds the right amount of grippiness, seems to protect against minor bumps and drops and surface scratches and it feels soft and supple in all the best ways.
The case doesn't cover the surface at all unlike most cases which make swiping from the sides much more difficult.
The buttons were a bit hard to press initially, but I was able to work them in a bit with a retracted ball-point pen hole and this made it much easier.
I'm used to buying TPU cases from China for $2 so the price was a hard pill to swallow, but I am actually very satisfied with what I've received and it's exactly the kind of case I want. I think this feels much nicer than the naked iPhone to hold, and it inspires more confidence that it will survive bumps, drops, and being thrown into my pocket with keys.
Anytime you consider casing your iPhone you are choosing between two priorities: maximizing the experience of the sleek design or minimizing the chance of wear and damage. I think most people understand that and choose accordingly.
As for the complaint about bulk, I'm not sure that's a legit criticism of any phone case. There are thin cases and bulky cases that serve different purposes - you don't buy an Otterbox case because you want something svelte. It's like complaining that a Chevy Suburban isn't as compact as a Smart Car.