“If Twitter outages are causing problems downloading tweets, try using Reset Connections (Cmd-.) and then refresh.” I call that a bug.
Isn’t “Don’t warn me when opening applications on this disk image” an encouragement to actually use apps in their disk image? Yeesh.
I find it quite creepy that I heard about PodWorks several times (and remembered) in the week before my media hard drive crashed.
Do you think the AT&T honchos went “Heyyyy WTF?” when they heard about Apple demonstrating an AIM app?
If I hadn’t switched to the Mac I’d only have to go to the supermarket first thing tomorrow and buy a new power supply for a couple euros.
Just found out about the iMac’s internal diagnostic LEDs; the motherboard is fucked. And I don’t think I’m still under AppleCare.
Good god the number of morons reporting on the iPhone 2.0 contact list’s magnifying glass that’s so very clearly not a button.
Has anyone used Google Analytics on a site with variable domain names? Because I’m clearly missing something. And some numbers.
Heh. Making a good, convenient web chat for social networks was near the top of my list of possible future-soon projects. I guess I should hurry and develop my concept for a Nutella-filled bathtub with integrated pickle dispenser before someone makes that, too.
In the meantime, this should do for Jabber (and against MSN or AIM) what Google Talk failed to achieve. So it’s definitely a “yay” (unless they screw it up).
I have to look into CSS web fonts, but that means embedded fonts are coming to the iPhone, doesn’t it?
Okay, Twitter over IM is annoying, I’m installing Twitterific even though I wanted to limit the number of open apps here.
Good old fun with mirrors, freak-show style.
In case you were still wondering, after last week’s controversial “update” push, how serious Apple is about gaining browser market share in Windows.
Add a cookie to your browser to switch to preview mode, and all subsequent clicks on tinyurl.com links will land you on an intermediary page that displays the original URL and let you decide whether you want to go forward. You probably don’t want to use that in your daily life (unless you’re paranoid — or use MSIE6), but it’s nice that it exists.
(Jesus Christ can you believe such a horrendous website is so widely used by the web 2.0 crowd?)
Nothing really interesting; it’s just always fun to see your body of work distilled into a bunch of nice bar graphs.
The new Pownce app (and/or AIR runtime) doesn’t feel as bloated and sluggish as before. But still too many clicks required to post.
I was wondering why I couldn’t type rich-text messages in Gmail anymore, and just remembered — Safari 3.1?
defaults write com.apple.Safari TargetedClicksCreateTabs -bool true
I’m not in a hurry to try it, though: it took Firefox three point-oh releases to be really clever about forcing new windows into tabs, so I definitely don’t expect a hidden Safari pref that’s inactive by default to get it right.
The next version of Windows should really refuse to run on anything but a narrow selection of compatible hardware. Stop the madness.
The video demonstrating its bookmarklet is damn impressive indeed. I’m gonna look into that (although I have much more use for my current Applescripts than bookmarklets, since I do most of my websurfing in NetNewsWire).
Nice explanation/theory of why the Windows laptop was only hacked a day later than the Mac, and the Ubuntu computer remained unhacked: among other points, Vista SP1 is so fresh most hackers didn’t even expect it to be installed there, and there’s no motivation on several levels for anyone to demonstrate a Linux vulnerability in such a conference. Whereas, considering the Mac’s market share, the best thing you ought to do with an OS X vulnerability might just be to use it in a contest.
This new suit was filed today in San Jose, accusing Apple of pulling the same color dithering trick on the latest 20-inch iMac that it did with the MacBook and MacBook Pros cited in the previous lawsuit. […] the 20-inch iMac is stuck with a 6-bit display and only 262,144 colors, before dithering.
I can understand compromises on a laptop, but I can’t believe Apple would ship 6-bit screens again on brand-new iMacs. But it would be a pretty uninteresting April Fools joke, so I’ll just have to accept that they’ve decided to bring cheapness to the next level.