An example of how Apple and Microsoft are different

Update:¬†Joel Bernstein (@castirony) points out that this paragraph works perfectly with “Apple Watch” instead of HoloLens. Damn you, Joel! But he is right. However, I think Apple Watch is an exception for Apple whereas Microsoft does this much more often.   On using the Microsoft HoloLens, Engadget writes: “Does it work? Yes, it works. Is… Continue reading An example of how Apple and Microsoft are different

10.6.4 is out

Seems to fix some of my WoW kernel panics. Been testing for months, includes fixes for Time Machine address book issues and other improvements, including the included notes: The 10.6.4 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard. It includes Safari 5 and general operating system fixes that enhance the stability,… Continue reading 10.6.4 is out

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Happy Birthday, TidBITS!

TidBITS turned 20 today We used to hand out TidBITs on floppies to our users at user group meetings, well before the popularization of the Internet. If you don’t subscribe to TidBITs or if you have not used any of their great Take Control series of books, take a looksee!

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Apple ships new MacBook Pros!

Head on down to the Apple website and check these beauties out! That core i7 model with the optional 1680-by-1050 display sounds sweeeeet.

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Goodbye Flash video

Here is an example of what can be done with HTML 5. A very pretty video player that will be free soon. Sublime Video Now, to replace Flash animations…….

YouTube HTML5 Beta

go here and sign up for YouTube HTML5 beta if you use Chrome or Safari. No more flash on the YouTube site, just HTML 5 delivering H.264 video.

Mac OS X 10.6.2 is shipping

I’ve been using 10.6.2 since 10.6.1 came out as a beta site and I can say this final release of 10.6.2 is very, very good. I’m sure some will have problems, that is par for the course, but for me: Boot time is much faster I can now run World of Warcraft and 10 other… Continue reading Mac OS X 10.6.2 is shipping

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SuperDuper 2.6.2 ships – Much faster!

Super Duper 2.6.2 ships as a free upgrade to 2.x owners and includes much better Snow Leopard support and is much faster at backing up!

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Yay for ClickToFlash

ClickToFlash is a great Safari plugin that blocks Flash from automatically loading and playing. All it takes is a single click to play the Flash. This will cause your pages to load faster, and crash less, if you are one of the many that believe the Flash plugin crashes often. This wonderful plugin goes even… Continue reading Yay for ClickToFlash

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