Articles posted in February, 2006

Mac OS X’s Save As dialog boxes: Inconsistent and counterproductive behaviour when clicking on file names

Monday, February 27th, 2006 • 3:10 pm

A perfect example of Apple’s slipping quality standards in Mac OS X.

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Copying text from text clippings: Can you or can you not?

Sunday, February 26th, 2006 • 12:32 pm

The text clipping interface is utterly baffling.

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Losing Internet connection on G5 Quad: System log unhelpful

Friday, February 24th, 2006 • 9:26 am

Update on G5 Quad losing Internet connection: no trace of it in the system log. Next troubleshooting step, then.

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Bell ExpressVu 9200: Can’t stop playback without stopping recording

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006 • 3:46 pm

The greater flexibility provided by PVR units is not matched by the user interface for it.

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Acrobat Pro 7.0: Another pathetic software update experience courtesy of Adobe

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006 • 3:30 pm

More software updating nightmares with Adobe product.

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Champions’ League: Real Madrid 0 – Arsenal 1

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006 • 10:07 pm

A truly memorable night at the Bernabéu.

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New problem with G5: Losing Internet connection

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006 • 3:57 pm

A new problem with my Internet connection. Could the 10.4.5 update be the culprit?

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Apple keyboard (white): Delete key causing double keystroke

Monday, February 20th, 2006 • 4:25 pm

Hardware defect or different sensitivity?

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Pages 2.0: New visual glitches

Monday, February 20th, 2006 • 4:08 pm

White lines across text in Pages 2.0.

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iCal: Basic flaws in user interface

Thursday, February 16th, 2006 • 12:16 pm

A close look at iCal’s multiple user interface flaws.

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Pages: option-Tab causes error signal outside table cells

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006 • 3:39 pm

Option-Tab fails to insert a tab outside table cells, which can be quite irritating when typing lists of stuff.

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Pages 2: ‘Keep with following paragraph’ option causes pagination madness

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006 • 5:23 pm

Some crazy behaviour in Pages with automatic pagination.

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New York Times article on broken iPods

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006 • 3:14 pm

Apparently, there are millions of disgruntled iPod users out there.

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In a world gone mad…

Monday, February 13th, 2006 • 6:32 pm

… people get arrested for asking for quiet in a cinema!

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Mac OS X on dial-up: Calculator’s ‘Convert’ menu unusable

Monday, February 13th, 2006 • 4:35 pm

Another example of UI madness for dial-up users.

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