Archive for the 'Windows' Category

Embracing the iLife: iPad, apps, Apple TV, and all that jazz

Friday, April 20th, 2012 • 4:19 pm

This article is not about me. I am a long-time Mac user and the “iLife” has been part of my life for many years now, even though I’ve never fully embraced it, either due to technical limitations (limited bandwidth) or because of a lack of need or interest. I have several Macintosh computers, several iPods, […]

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Word 2011: Can’t render embedded pictures properly

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 • 5:40 pm

If I had to provide a very visual illustration of the quality of Microsoft Word for Mac OS X, this would be a good example. I am working on a Word document authored by someone else. (I have no idea what version of Word they used. It’s apparently too much to ask that Word include that information […]

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Can’t stand Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac OS X? Try WordPerfect in Windows XP for a while…

Thursday, April 19th, 2007 • 4:44 pm

A simple RTF file is enough to bring an application down…

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Windows XP on an Intel-based Mac: Get used to the lack of visual feedback

Friday, January 26th, 2007 • 5:45 pm

What’s the system doing? Your guess is as good as mine…

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More about Shut Down, Log Out, Sleep, etc. from Arno Gourdol

Thursday, November 30th, 2006 • 2:47 pm

There is logging in/out, and then there is logging in/out…

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Parallels: Using networked HP LaserJet printer in Windows XP

Friday, November 3rd, 2006 • 4:59 pm

The relatively painless process of adding a Bonjour-enabled HP printer to Windows XP in Parallels.

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Windows XP on Mac Pro: Pretty impressive

Monday, October 30th, 2006 • 2:37 pm

Both Boot Camp and Parallels offer pretty good solutions.

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