Articles posted in August, 2006

New HP LaserJet 1320n: Great hardware, atrocious software

Thursday, August 31st, 2006 • 4:10 pm

Do not install HP software. Ever.

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Mac OS X 10.4 bug with ColorSync display profiles and fast user switching: Different symptoms and a fix that no longer works?

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006 • 9:07 am

A new development in the on-going saga with the fast user switching bug in Mac OS X 10.4

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Slow G5 Quad with only 512 MB of RAM: The culprit is LaunchBar

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006 • 1:41 pm

The configuration of LaunchBar that I use is quite clearly what makes the G5 Quad so slow with only 512 MB of RAM.

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G5 Quad with Mac OS X 10.4.7 and 512 MB of RAM: Turn off utilities

Monday, August 28th, 2006 • 4:08 pm

It turns out that running with 512 MB can be done after all… The problem clearly lies with third-party utilities.

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Mac OS X’s Finder: Far too easy to accidentally remove icon from Sidebar

Friday, August 25th, 2006 • 1:44 pm

A long-standing problem with the Sidebar and the Dock.

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Microsoft Word 2004: Selection colour flakiness

Thursday, August 24th, 2006 • 12:15 pm

Microsoft cannot get even the most basic stuff right.

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Running Tiger on a G5 Quad with 512 MB of RAM: Atrociously painful

Monday, August 21st, 2006 • 10:24 am

Faulty third-party RAM allows me to travel back in time.

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Excel 2004: Behaviour when double-clicking on cell edges

Friday, August 18th, 2006 • 3:34 pm

Why does it jump to the top or the bottom of the list? Because it can.

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MacBook SMC Firmware Update: Does it fix the mooing?

Friday, August 18th, 2006 • 8:23 am

For people like me, it’s a crucial question.

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More from Dave Winer on Macs crashing

Thursday, August 17th, 2006 • 8:34 am

Looks like Dave has one of these all-in-one HP devices…

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Dave Winer and Mac crashes

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006 • 2:21 pm

Dvorak is getting some competition.

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LATEXT: ‘Mirage’ (MP3, 07:53)

Sunday, August 13th, 2006 • 9:03 am

Don’t put your mind around it. Let it rise.

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Leopard’s ‘Time Machine': David Pogue adds to the confusion

Friday, August 11th, 2006 • 1:43 pm

Time Machine in itself will not protect against hard-drive failure.

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Microsoft on the elimination of Virtual PC and Visual Basic in Office applications

Thursday, August 10th, 2006 • 3:26 pm

Saying goodbye to Microsoft.

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Quick note on applications supposedly rendered obsolete by Leopard

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006 • 2:41 pm

Don’t think the developers of LaunchBar and SuperDuper! have much to worry about.

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