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Articles posted in January, 2006

Hardware Musings: Why a G5 Quad is not too fast for me

Monday, January 30th, 2006 • 5:32 pm

Why I need four processor cores at 2.5 GHz each for word processing.

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G5 Quad and dual 30?/23? monitor setup: It was a defective video card

Sunday, January 29th, 2006 • 3:04 pm

Rare (?) video problem solved.

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iPhoto 6: Rotated picture not rotated when sharing by e-mail

Thursday, January 26th, 2006 • 4:09 pm

A bug with rotated pictures and e-mail sharing.

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iPhoto 6: Application window loses its drop shadow altogether

Thursday, January 26th, 2006 • 4:02 pm

A cosmetic problem with the new iPhoto 6 application window.

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GarageBand 3: No support for Full Keyboard Access in startup window

Thursday, January 26th, 2006 • 10:31 am

GarageBand 3 is actually worse than GarageBand 2.

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Pages 2: Does not fix font smoothing issue

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006 • 6:11 pm

A major bug in Pages remains.

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Word 2004: Is this document window active or inactive?

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006 • 2:41 pm

Only Microsoft is able to screw up even the most basic stuff in Mac OS X.

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Preview: Can’t copy/drag-and-drop text

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006 • 10:29 am

More Mac OS X flakiness in the Preview application.

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Apple Style Guide: Don’t call it a bug

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006 • 9:55 am

Strange recommendation in Apple Style Guide.

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iTunes Dashboard widget: More sloppiness

Monday, January 23rd, 2006 • 11:13 am

Very sloppy visuals in iTunes Dashboard widget.

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Universal to reissue 10,000 deleted albums as downloads

Monday, January 23rd, 2006 • 10:28 am

Are record companies finally starting to see the economic benefits of the “long tail?”

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GarageBand 3 Tip: How to install loops on an external hard drive

Sunday, January 22nd, 2006 • 6:58 pm

Not fully supported, but seems to work with symbolic links.

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Mail 2.0: A 100%-reproducible way to make e-mail messages disappear altogether

Thursday, January 19th, 2006 • 2:34 pm

A bad bug in multithreaded Mail 2.0 which causes messages to disappear altogether, with no chance of recovery!

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Italics in Mac OS X: Sometimes the text in italics is too small (or too big)

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006 • 2:47 pm

Problems with certain italics font at a specific font size in Mac OS X.

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A better Mighty Mouse: USB Overdrive

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006 • 10:53 am

Don’t wait for Apple to improve their software. It’ll take years.

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