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Fri, Apr 25, 2008, 2:15am Safari Window Sprawl
Ever since I was told about Safari's "Reopen All Windows From Last Session" option, I have been unable to control the flow of webpages that I feel I should get back to. [Read more…]
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Wed, Sep 13, 2006, 2:34am The iTunes Cover Art Giveaway
Given all the bigger features in the new iTunes 7, I'd like to just mention that Apple did a very shrewd thing today in one of it's smaller features. Specifically, allowing anyone with an iTunes Music Store (iTMS) account to auto-download cover art for all their albums (something you could have done by hand for albums you didn't buy on the iTMS, but people rarely did) and providing a beautiful album browsing mechanism. As for me, I didn't have any cover art at the start of today. Didn't care about it much. But it's very nice to have it now. Here's some musing about what a good move this seemingly small touch is. [Read more…]
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Thu, Feb 9, 2006, 11:42pm The Question Concerning the OS X App List
Ok, here's my situation. I'm in the middle of a rewrite of the core engine that runs the application listing for my OS X Page. For a long time, I found most software sites out there to be either riddled with ads and hoops to jump through, or simply underwhelming. Mine is the oldest surviving OS X application listing, but I make no money on it and in the last year or so other sites, in particular Apple's own listing, have gotten quite a bit better. My daily question to myself is: Should I stop running my app listing? or, Should I make it better and offer more things, including some paid features to allow me to make time to keep it up properly? [Read more…]
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Wanting to avoid buying an RSS reader just yet, I thought I'd take a quick look around at the free alternatives. I went alphabetically and spend between 1 and 10 minutes on each app. [Read more…]
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