Articles posted on November 4th, 2003

Panther’s Mail: disappointing

Tuesday, November 4th, 2003 • 12:22 pm

Mail is of course one of the applications that I use most often, so I will tend to focus on it first. Performance is greatly improved in the new version (1.3). There are several well-documented improvements. But, as Marc’s article mentions, there are still things that have not been added/restored. I am disappointed, for example, […]

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Panther: More menu bar problems

Tuesday, November 4th, 2003 • 8:31 am

I mentioned the problem with the AirPort menu extra in the menu bar in Panther earlier on… Even when it does show the status of the dialup connection in the Base Station, it no longer gives the option to connect/disconnect. Bummer. Now I also have a problem with the sound volume menu extra. It appears, […]

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Panther: ssssLick

Tuesday, November 4th, 2003 • 6:39 am

I know I am late to the party. But I’ve just installed Panther, and all I can say right now is… Mac OS X 10.3 puts the “lick” in slick! I’d never really bought into the “lickable interface” rhetoric, but I might have to revise my position. The upgrading process itself was very smooth. (I […]

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Tuesday, November 4th, 2003 • 4:39 am

My copy has finally arrived. It’s pretty clear what I will be doing in the next few hours. I was not aware that it came with a full-color printed manual! (At 24 pages, it’s not exactly in-depth — but it’s better than nothing.) And what about these “Software Proof-of-Purchase Coupons”? Has anyone ever been able […]

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The 10 best football dives

Tuesday, November 4th, 2003 • 4:34 am

The Observer Sport Monthly has a list of what were, according to them, the top 10 best football dives of recent times. It’s a fun read — but also a painful reminder of how much in football depends on player theatrics and less-than-reliable refereeing: West Germany winning the 1990 World Cup thanks to diving, French […]

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