Articles posted in August, 2005

Google as an arbitrator of language issues

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005 • 10:42 am

Is it “on a side note” or “as a side note”?

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Bell ExpressVu 9200: Can be turned off while something is recording

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005 • 10:26 am

The new receiver lets you turn it off even while it is recording live events.

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GarageBand 2.0: Removing notes from a selection

Wednesday, August 31st, 2005 • 9:48 am

Notes on selection behaviour when using the track editor like a drawing environment.

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Bell ExpressVu receiver model 9200: First HD-ready PVR

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005 • 10:17 am

Notes on the new Canadian satellite TV receiver.

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FileMaker Pro 8: Charging hundreds of dollars for bug fixes

Monday, August 29th, 2005 • 5:11 pm

Sounds like FileMaker Pro 8 fixes some long-standing problems. But of course, you’ll have to pay for it.

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Web OS: ‘Good enough’ is not good enough

Friday, August 26th, 2005 • 5:17 pm

Some thoughts about a recent Kottke article.

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DVD Mystery

Friday, August 26th, 2005 • 9:28 am

A plain-vanilla North American Panasonic DVD-S29 player that can play Region 2 PAL DVDs?

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EPL 2006: Day 3 (Arsenal 4 – Fulham 1)

Thursday, August 25th, 2005 • 10:09 am

A flattering score line for a game that didn’t really address the core concerns regarding this Arsenal team.

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Page Up/Down in NetNewsWire

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005 • 10:17 am

A fundamental flaw in the Page Up/Page Down behaviour in NetNewsWire.

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Mail 2.0: ‘Attach File…’ and ‘Save Attachments…’ dialog boxes use same sort order

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005 • 2:21 pm

Annoying interference between two attachment-related commands in Mail.

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Excel 2004: Toolbar layering problem

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005 • 10:00 am

An ugly visual interface problem with toolbars in Excel 2004.

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Los Angeles Times on wineries causing smog

Monday, August 22nd, 2005 • 9:51 am

Attacking global warming from another angle…

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Yet another improvement for the automated backups with rsync

Sunday, August 21st, 2005 • 3:07 pm

Another adjustment for the rsync command used for daily backups to an external FireWire hard drive.

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EPL 2006: Day 2 (Chelsea 1 – Arsenal 0)

Sunday, August 21st, 2005 • 2:10 pm

A very disappointing display by the Gunners and a very soft goal that gives Chelsea the three points.

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger): Another inconsistent behaviour for text navigation shortcuts

Thursday, August 18th, 2005 • 11:39 am

About text navigation shortcuts and file name editing in Mac OS X.

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