Articles posted on September 30th, 2003

Killed by Microsoft PowerPoint

Tuesday, September 30th, 2003 • 9:27 pm

When people talk about software quality control and the horrible amount of bugs and flaws inflicted upon hapless software users world-wide by careless software companies such as Microsoft, one of the key points is that these companies can get away with selling such buggy software because, unlike driving a car, for example, using computer software […]

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Non-resizable preference panes in Mac OS X: Who decides?

Tuesday, September 30th, 2003 • 7:06 pm

There are still a number of small details in Mac OS X that simply aren’t right. My latest example is the “Login Items” preference pane in System Preferences. Why is the list limited to showing only 8 items at a time? I have over 20 items in there. I constantly have to scroll up or […]

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