Articles posted on July 30th, 2003

TidBITS’ review of Mailsmith 2.0

Wednesday, July 30th, 2003 • 11:16 pm

The latest issue of TidBITS has a new review of Bare Bones Software’s email application Mailsmith 2.0, by Matt Neuburg. I agree with many of the points that Matt makes, especially about people’s strange relationship with their email program. But the article has serious flaws, which I am afraid are symptomatic of Matt Neuburg’s own […]

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Ferazel’s Wand

Wednesday, July 30th, 2003 • 11:05 pm

I never got a chance to go very far in this game when I first purchased it a few years ago. When that game came out, Mac OS X was still in the developing stages, and the game was Mac OS 9-only. Ambrosia has not released a Mac OS X native version of the game […]

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Interface 101 in Mac OS X’s Address Book

Wednesday, July 30th, 2003 • 12:12 am

Go to Mac OS X’s Address Book. Click on the “+” button to add a new entry. Type something in the “First Name” field (or in the “Last Name” field if you’ve reversed the ORDER of the two). Press tab to go to the next field. Type something. Then press cmd-Z to “undo” your last […]

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More Mail flakiness

Wednesday, July 30th, 2003 • 12:03 am

I’ve already had the opportunity to describe several flaky aspects in Mac OS X’s Mail before… This one is something that I have been experiencing recurrently in recent weeks, because I am in the process of downloading a large number of files via FTP over my slow modem connection and the process takes up quite […]

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