Articles posted in August, 2007

New Apple Keyboard: Fine hardware, but the software side still needs work

Thursday, August 30th, 2007 • 2:28 pm

Sleek and fast, but there is much confusion with the function keys on the software side of things.

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Mysterious problems with Mail and… Media Rage

Thursday, August 30th, 2007 • 1:43 pm

A somewhat scary problem, which then disappears without explanation.

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Ambrosia Software’s Snapz Pro X 2.1.1: Finally it no longer nags rightful owners of 1.0 license

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007 • 3:53 pm

A minor software update eliminates a long-standing issue with the registration process.

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iCal’s Dock icon: iWork ’08 install triggers ’17’ syndrome

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007 • 10:55 am

iWork installer causes iCal Dock icon to revert to “17” even when it’s running.

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Bell ExpressVu: Finally a week-long on-screen guide

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007 • 10:43 am

A stealthy software update finally brings the on-screen guide up to speed.

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Pages 3.0: More of the same

Monday, August 27th, 2007 • 2:56 pm

Once again, the new version of Pages provides very few real improvements.

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LaunchBar and Microsoft Word: ‘Instant Send’ feature not supported

Friday, August 24th, 2007 • 10:02 am

Whenever you get excited about advancements in software design, you can be sure that Microsoft will bring you back down to earth.

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New TERMIUM interface supports LaunchBar search templates

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 • 2:34 pm

New interface drops single-window, frame-based approach and improves accessibility for all users, not just disabled users.

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Pages ’08: Now supports option-Tab keyboard shortcut

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 • 1:56 pm

A small, but not insignificant detail is fixed in Pages ’08.

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New Honda Accord (2007): iPod feature leaves a lot to be desired

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007 • 4:05 pm

I was not expecting a masterpiece of usability, but this feature is really poor.

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Word 2004: Changes paragraph font when inserting return char after automatic bullet

Friday, August 10th, 2007 • 12:46 pm

A “perfect storm” of little bugs just for us Mac users.

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Pages ’08: Still too much clicking?

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007 • 9:17 am

Hard to tell from the demo movies, but at least we have a new version of iWork to look forward to!

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LATEXT: ‘Why Won’t You Be Mine? (Dig Deeper)’ (MP3, 05:58)

Sunday, August 5th, 2007 • 11:57 am

Baby why won’t you be mine? Honey let’s go dig deeper…

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Microsoft Office 2008 delayed until first quarter of 2008

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007 • 10:21 am

Microsoft has no shame.

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LaunchBar 4.3: Yet more user-centric goodness

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007 • 2:34 pm

LaunchBar continues to amaze.

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