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Articles posted in August, 2009

Mac OS X 10.6.0 (Snow Leopard): Breaks ‘Cycle Through Windows’ shortcut on Canadian CSA keyboard layout

Monday, August 31st, 2009 • 4:49 pm

I have been running early builds of Snow Leopard (I am a member of the AppleSeed program) on my test computer for a while now, and I have the last build sent to us before the program closed, which was 10A432 and appears to be the same one as the one used for the official […]

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Channel exception error with NVIDIA card: Heat and GeForce card replacements

Monday, August 31st, 2009 • 4:07 pm

I experienced my third channel exception error / GPU restart in 10 days last Friday (August 28). The symptoms were the same as with the previous one: The entire UI froze with no apparent reason while I was attempting to drag a message window in Mail in order to move it around. (It used to […]

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LATEXT: ‘What You Want’ (MP3, 06:10)

Friday, August 21st, 2009 • 2:45 pm

“What You Want” (MP3 file – 160 kbps – size: 7.1 MB – duration: 06:10) More LATEXT music here.

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Channel exception error with NVIDIA card: Using stackshot

Friday, August 21st, 2009 • 11:43 am

I am afraid that, now that the problem has come back on my Mac Pro, it’s decided to stay for a while. I had another system-wide freeze yesterday, and that time I was not even opening a new file in Preview or anything like that. I was just moving a message window around in Mail. […]

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Channel exception error with NVIDIA card: It’s back

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 • 9:53 am

After many weeks without a single occurrence, I am afraid I have to report that the problem with the “channel exception” error linked to the NVIDIA graphics card in my Mac Pro appears to be “back.” Yesterday, I was working with a number of applications open and I selected a couple of PDF files in […]

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Toast 10 Titanium Pro: Purchase at your own risk

Monday, August 17th, 2009 • 7:02 pm

A few weeks ago, I got a promotional e-mail from Roxio inviting me to purchase the latest version of its flagship CD/DVD recording software for Mac OS X, Toast 10 Titanium Pro, for a special price of $100. (It’s normally listed for $150. The special price meant that it was the same price as Toast […]

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