Articles posted in November, 2007

Safari 3.0: Long overdue improvements, some still missing

Thursday, November 15th, 2007 • 5:11 pm

Quite a few substantial UI improvements, but things are not quite perfect yet.

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iCal 3.0: Much too hard to figure out the exact time for an appointment

Thursday, November 15th, 2007 • 11:13 am

The new iCal in month view is fairly frustrating.

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EPL 2007-2008: Reading 1 – Arsenal 3

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 • 3:23 pm

A comfortable win and a return to the top of the league—with a game in hand.

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Mail 3.0: Now uses correct signature in replies

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 • 3:06 pm

A long-standing bug with the default signature for replies is fixed… in Mac OS X 10.5.

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Mac OS X 10.5: Spaces is both buggy and flawed

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 • 1:20 pm

The bugs might eventually get fixed, but the flaws are in the design itself and the only hope is a completely new OS.

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iCal 3.0: Apple ignores keyboard users again

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 • 12:19 pm

A basic keyboard sequence is broken through the apparent carelessness of Apple’s engineers.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Show/Reveal in Finder now correctly selects item every time

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 • 11:50 am

A long-standing problem with the Finder is finally fixed.

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Word 2004: Still inserting spurious ‘OLE_LINK’ bookmarks after all these years

Friday, November 9th, 2007 • 11:56 am

For really ugly, application-crashing bugs, nobody will ever beat Microsoft.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Spotlight results cannot be sorted by modification date

Thursday, November 8th, 2007 • 7:14 pm

An unexpected, unexplained limitation for sorting search results in the Finder.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Ejecting disk images still a hit-or-miss proposition

Thursday, November 8th, 2007 • 4:57 pm

The Finder still cannot eject mounted disk images reliably.

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Safari 3.0: Now keeps partially loaded pictures

Thursday, November 8th, 2007 • 2:57 pm

Safari becomes a bit more usable for people with limited bandwidth (like me).

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Champions’ League 2007-2008: Slavia Prague 0 – Arsenal 0

Thursday, November 8th, 2007 • 10:51 am

Not compelling TV watching.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Finder toolbar button still moving by one pixel

Thursday, November 8th, 2007 • 10:17 am

A long standing—and not purely cosmetic bug—is still not fixed in 10.5.

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Stacks in Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): One step forward, a dozen steps back

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007 • 10:18 am

One potential improvement destroyed by 100 pounds of utter uselessness.

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EPL 2007-2008: Arsenal 2 – Manchester United 2

Sunday, November 4th, 2007 • 6:23 pm

The Gunners pass the “tests” and there are lots of reasons to look forward to the rest of the season.

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