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Articles posted in March, 2013

Brent Simmons on Microsoft

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 • 4:30 pm

While I have a lot of respect for Brent Simmons as the developer behind NetNewsWire (although he sold it several years ago, and things have ground down to an ominous standstill since), I am afraid his latest column for Macworld is directly in line with everything that has ever been written in Macworld about Microsoft […]

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Word 2011: Window status bar turns black

Monday, March 25th, 2013 • 4:23 pm

What is wrong with this picture? Well, I think it’s rather obvious: the document window’s status bar (or whatever it’s called in Microsoft parlance) is a big blob of solid black instead of displaying the various bits of information (page number, word count, etc.) and controls that it is supposed to display. Fortunately, resizing the […]

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Mac OS X 10.8.3 update: Fails to fix kernel panics

Friday, March 15th, 2013 • 9:00 am

To say that I am thoroughly disappointed with Apple would be a massive understatement. I am actually angry and disgusted. After months of testing and fine-tuning (?), the Mac OS X 10.8.3 update is out, and… it fails to fix the kernel panics that have been afflicting Mac Pro users with multiple GeForce video cards […]

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