Articles posted on November 13th, 2003

Panther: Zip archiving

Thursday, November 13th, 2003 • 11:31 pm

I like the fact that Panther’s Finder now includes built-in file archiving, with the “Create Archive of XXX” command (available in the “File” menu or in the Action button in Finder windows). I find that Aladdin’s StuffIt products are a regular source of frustration and I certainly wouldn’t mind getting rid of them altogether. I […]

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Panther’s Mail: Adding sender to Address Book

Thursday, November 13th, 2003 • 6:04 am

I like the fact that Mac OS X includes a built-in architecture for contact management — known as the Address Book — and that it keeps improving with each new version of the system. The version in Panther comes with a number of changes, including several new (optional) fields, such as “Prefix”, “Department”, “Birthday”, etc. […]

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The Guardian interviews Dick Pound

Thursday, November 13th, 2003 • 3:44 am

UK newspaper The Guardian has a candid interview with Dick Pound, chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). It contains refreshing views on the doping issue in soccer/football (with the current scandal involving Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand) and what he calls “entertainment sports” in the US: People there don’t seem to care that someone who […]

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Panther: Fast user switching visual effect on dual monitors?

Thursday, November 13th, 2003 • 1:06 am

The other day, I created another user account on my dual G4 (MDD) for testing purposes, but also so that I could see the fancy user switching visual effect in action. After all, my dual 1.25 GHz G4 with its Radeon 9000 (64 MB) should have enough computing muscle to display the rotating cube fairly […]

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