Articles posted in January, 2006

iPods and hearing loss: a reality check

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006 • 10:40 am

Breaking news: It all depends on the volume level.

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AirPort menu extra and base stations with built-in modems: No ‘Connect’/’Disconnect’ option for some

Monday, January 16th, 2006 • 3:04 pm

Why does the AirPort menu extra not allow you to connect/disconnect the modem in older Graphite base stations?

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Safari: Whatever happened to efficient page caching?

Monday, January 16th, 2006 • 2:43 pm

Since Safari reloads pages even when they haven’t changed, what is the cache used for?

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EPL 2006: Arsenal 7 – Middlesborough 0

Monday, January 16th, 2006 • 10:20 am

In Canada, we got to see Blackburn 0 – Bolton 0 instead.

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Mac OS X’s Finder: Ugliness when editing file names in column view

Friday, January 13th, 2006 • 11:14 am

What happens when you try to edit a file/folder name that’s only half visible.

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Apple’s new .Mac blog: iLife ’05 users need not apply

Thursday, January 12th, 2006 • 11:35 am

.Mac has a blog, and expects you to run to your nearest Apple store to purchase iLife ’06 NOW. You thought that expensive .Mac subscription fee made you a privileged customer? Think again…

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More on iTunes and your personal information

Thursday, January 12th, 2006 • 9:59 am

More of the iTunes 6.0.2 stealth upgrade with the new “MiniStore.”

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iTunes and your personal information: Disturbing trends

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006 • 6:34 pm

There is something very wrong with the iTunes 6.0.2 update.

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Apple’s new product pages: WTF?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006 • 4:22 pm

New Apple products… and a new user-hostile web page design for product pages.

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger): Reliable fix for bug with calibrated display profiles and fast user switching

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006 • 9:24 am

A very annoying bug that still hasn’t been fixed by Apple, and finally a reliable fix provided by a Mac OS X Hints contributor.

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Top ten Mac OS X annoyances by Owen Linzmayer

Monday, January 9th, 2006 • 5:52 pm

A good list of major annoyances in Mac OS X.

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iTunes, 17,000 tracks, and a G5 Quad

Monday, January 9th, 2006 • 4:18 pm

Even on a G5 Quad, iTunes’s performance leaves a lot to be desired.

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LATEXT: ‘The Second Generation’ (MP3, 05:16)

Saturday, January 7th, 2006 • 11:21 am

Taking it to the next level…

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G5 Quad and dual 30″/23″ monitor setup: Stretching the hardware to the limit?

Thursday, January 5th, 2006 • 5:11 pm

A couple of minor, yet not insignificant visual artefact problems with the G5 Quad and a dual monitor setup.

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Wednesday, January 4th, 2006 • 3:16 pm

If even Alice Munro does it…

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