Articles posted in May, 2006

Comment Spam

Friday, May 19th, 2006 • 1:20 pm

New measures to combat comment spam, and their possible consequences for you.

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Champions’ League final aftermath

Friday, May 19th, 2006 • 9:27 am

Some good news and good articles about the game and its aftermath.

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Safari on dial-up: Displaying windows with the wrong content

Thursday, May 18th, 2006 • 1:59 pm

Another illustration of the utterly misleading behaviour of Safari 2.0 with multiple tabs and a slow Internet connection.

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Eddie Floyd, “Oh How It Rained”

Thursday, May 18th, 2006 • 1:41 pm

A beautiful soul track.

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Mac OS X’s Finder: ‘Get Info’ toolbar button not equivalent to ‘Get Info’ menu command

Thursday, May 18th, 2006 • 9:01 am

Can’t option-click on the toolbar button to bring up the inspector.

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iTunes 6: Still using antiquated Aqua buttons in smart playlists

Thursday, May 18th, 2006 • 8:39 am

iTunes 6 still uses Aqua buttons dating back to 2001. Puzzling.

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Champions’ League final: Barcelona 2 – Arsenal 1

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 • 8:42 pm

It all started with a stupid photo-op with the Norwegian linesman… and it all went downhill from there.

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Excel 2004: Basic flaw in Copy/Paste mechanism

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 • 8:19 am

Another example of Microsoft refusing to make sure the basics are right in their Mac applications.

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New MacBook: Sounds like a deal to me

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006 • 2:07 pm

Apart from RAM, it has all we need.

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Statistics Canada’s 2006 Census form: Is it a checkbox or a radio button?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006 • 8:27 am

What’s the language that you first learned? Check.

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Bell ExpressVu: More on event timer bug

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006 • 7:51 am

The plot thickens. A pay-per-view movie was also involved.

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Mac OS X’s Spotlight: That horrible “Kind › Others…” menu

Monday, May 15th, 2006 • 9:11 am

Imagine trying to stay on the road, and having the road move left or right right under your wheels at the same time.

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Bell ExpressVu 9200: New software full of bugs

Monday, May 15th, 2006 • 7:39 am

The new software for the 9200 receiver is quite obviously buggy, in ways that can have pretty disastrous consequences for TV viewers.

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Bell ExpressVu 9200: Software update

Saturday, May 13th, 2006 • 2:23 pm

The long-awaited software update for the 9200 receiver has arrived.

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More about Smart Cut/Copy/Paste (after Gruber)

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006 • 9:35 am

A note about the Smart Cut/Copy/Paste behaviours recently discussed by John Gruber.

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