Articles posted on May 8th, 2003

Mac OS X 10.2.6: Sleep-related problems still not fixed

Thursday, May 8th, 2003 • 10:20 pm

Last night, once again, I experienced a typical problem in Mac OS X. I wanted to put my G4 MDD INTO deep sleep (the Power Supply kit has helped, but it’s still a rather noisy machine). I disconnected from the Internet (modem connection in my AirPort Base Station), waited for the modem to reset, and […]

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MacFixIt, on the other hand…

Thursday, May 8th, 2003 • 10:10 pm

I don’t know how other long-time MacFixIt readers/subscribers feel, but I definitely feel that the quality of the site has dropped significantly in the past few months (ever since Ted Landau left, basically). I bought a MacFixIt Pro subscription last year, but if things don’t change significantly this year, I probably won’t renew it. There’s […]

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Radio: Getting on my nerves today

Thursday, May 8th, 2003 • 10:07 pm

I am quite a bit frustrated with Radio today. I frequently include small pictures in my blog entries and use Radio’s MyPictures tool for it. Normally I just have to transfer the picture I want to upload to a special folder that Radio checks every 5 seconds, and it automatically uploads it to my server, […]

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Indispensable MacInTouch

Thursday, May 8th, 2003 • 10:01 pm

The kind of stuff that still makes the MacInTouch web site an indispensable read, after all these years: I’ve not seen this mentioned so far, so I think it could be new. Since installing 10.2.6 it’s possible to directly type a forward slash (as in 5/7/03) in a file name in the Finder. It use […]

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Thursday, May 8th, 2003 • 8:52 pm

A week ago, I received my weekly “HMV Communiqué” newsletter from, as usual. It didn’t look any different from previous issues. I saw a couple of items that I might be interested in, and clicked on the link to visit the corresponding web page. Much to my surprise, I was taken to a page […]

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EPL: Arsenal 6 – Southampton 1

Thursday, May 8th, 2003 • 5:58 am

What better way to to recover from the nasty blow of losing at home to Leeds and losing the Premiership title four days ago? A hat trick by Robert Pires, including one of the goals of the season (ironically, right after FoxSportsWorld had finished showing its selection of the Top 10 goals of the season… […]

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Mac OS X 10.2.6: What does it UPDATE exactly?

Thursday, May 8th, 2003 • 12:21 am

According to a MacInTouch post, the Knowledge Base article for the recently released Mac OS X 10.2.6 includes, among other things: … enhanced functionality and improved reliability for the following applications, utilities, services, and technologies: Address Book, AppleScript, Bluetooth, Classic compatibility, Disk Copy, Disk Utility, Finder, Graphics, Help Viewer, iChat, Image Capture, IP Firewall, Kerberos, […]

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