Archive for the 'Technology' Category

Unicode on the Web and in e-mail

Thursday, May 8th, 2008 • 3:21 pm

Encouraging news about the use of Unicode in web pages worldwide

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The Death of HD DVD: Maybe the name itself had something do with it

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 • 4:21 pm

At least that’s what my experience with my father-in-law suggests.

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Low-cost HP fax machines: Avoid

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007 • 4:46 pm

Crappy electronics.

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Prince live at the O2 Arena (London): Awesome

Saturday, September 22nd, 2007 • 8:54 am

An awesome excerpt from Prince’s last concert at the O2 Arena in London available through his official web site.

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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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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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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.

More » on Prince CD giveaway

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007 • 9:25 am

Shockingly bad journalism, but an interesting perspective nonetheless.

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New Paul Weller & Graham Coxon EP available world-wide in DRM-free MP3 format

Friday, July 6th, 2007 • 4:01 pm

Another store with no geographic restrictions.

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The slow death of the middle man: Prince, record stores, iTunes and the music industry

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007 • 6:28 pm

Yet more nonsense from the record industry and retailers.

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mod_rewrite mystery

Friday, June 22nd, 2007 • 4:55 pm

I have to stop pulling my hair, but I just cannot figure out this particular problem.

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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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Google Desktop: Cannot uninstall either

Thursday, April 5th, 2007 • 3:53 pm

More warnings about Google Desktop for Mac OS X, if you need any.

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iTunes Store and EMI: A good deal for the AAC file format

Thursday, April 5th, 2007 • 9:43 am

Not quite the beginning of the end for the MP3 file format, but certainly good news for the unprotected AAC file format.

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Google Desktop: A pretty lousy Mac OS X application

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007 • 3:41 pm

Installer nightmares and generalized user hostility.

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