Articles posted in June, 2006

Apple hardware: MacBook Pro issues and solutions

Thursday, June 29th, 2006 • 3:59 pm

Two new pages about MacBook issues.

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Mac OS X’s Finder: Highlighted area of selected icon labels cannot be dragged

Thursday, June 29th, 2006 • 9:49 am

A basic situation where “selected” is not the same as “highlighted.”

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World Cup 2006: France 3 – Spain 1

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006 • 5:55 pm

Finally, France starts to click, and we get a great game.

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Network failure in 10.4.4 or higher: Also affects networks with AirPort Extreme Base Station

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006 • 1:17 pm

Confirms that the problem is more or less hardware-independent.

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Chris Pirillo on users vs. developers

Monday, June 26th, 2006 • 2:18 pm

It all boils down to this.

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French punctuation in Microsoft Word: Rick Schaut chimes in

Sunday, June 25th, 2006 • 3:42 pm

Rick Schaut tries his hand at French typography, and embarrasses himself in the process.

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World Cup 2006: France 2 – Togo 0

Saturday, June 24th, 2006 • 11:32 am

Relief, mixed with more frustration.

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Microsoft Word and non-breaking spaces: French Typography 101

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006 • 2:58 pm

Let’s give Erik Schwiebert a hand, shall we?

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Bug with Postscript fonts and the non-breaking space in Word 2004: Erik Schwiebert responds

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006 • 8:50 am

Erik Schwiebert responds on this particular bug, but fails to acknowledge the systemic nature of the problem.

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Erik Schwiebert on localized versions of Microsoft Office for Mac OS X

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006 • 10:59 am

Erik Schwiebert explains the process that Microsoft uses for localized versions of Office for Mac OS X, and it pretty much explains everything that’s wrong about it.

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Forcing your Mac to wake up for SuperDuper! backups during the night

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006 • 8:56 am

Use the Energy Saver preference pane in combination with SuperDuper! to minimize power consumption and computer noise and still have daily backups.

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World Cup 2006: France 1 – Korea 1

Monday, June 19th, 2006 • 9:24 am

Another disappointing day, and the prospect of early elimination.

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Repairing the PowerBook’s RAM slot with a toothpick

Friday, June 16th, 2006 • 5:20 pm

A low-cost repair for a pretty major structural problem.

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Network problems introduced by 10.4.4: Now a ‘known issue’

Thursday, June 15th, 2006 • 12:38 pm

Sounds like Apple is working on a fix.

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Apple’s tech note about missing messages in Mail

Tuesday, June 13th, 2006 • 9:28 am

A new tech note that nicely sums up everything that’s wrong in Apple’s software division today.

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