Articles posted on December 1st, 2003

Mac OS X Hint: Selecting portions of URLs in Panther’s Mail

Monday, December 1st, 2003 • 7:08 am

A good hint today at Mac OS X Hints: When a email message you’ve received contains a URL, Mail automatically turns it into a “live” link. When the mouse pointer hovers over that link, the pointer changes to a hand symbol, and a single click anywhere on the URL opens the corresponding page in Safari […]

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The New York Times on the guts of the iPod

Monday, December 1st, 2003 • 6:56 am

The New York Times has a good article on the iPod, with interviews with Ive and Jobs: “The Guts of a New Machine” by Rob Walker, November 30, 2003 [free registration required] At this point, the one unanswered question is: Will Microsoft’s WMA become a de facto standard for music files. Will Apple be forced […]

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Panther: Can’t log back in after logging out

Monday, December 1st, 2003 • 6:18 am

I have been experiencing this weird problem in Panther for several days now, and I cannot find any cause for it. The symptoms are quite simple. I start up my machine, and log in as my regular user name (with admin capabilities). I do my business for a while, and then encounter something that requires […]

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Panther’s Mail: Responsiveness while checking mail

Monday, December 1st, 2003 • 5:51 am

I have 16 different email accounts. Since Mail still does not give me the option to set different mail checking time intervals for different email accounts, they are all checked automatically every 15 minutes on my machine. This means that it’s quite likely that mail checking will happen while I am doing something else in […]

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