Posts tagged ‘os-x’

My Apple Computers Have Been Kind of Crap

It recently occurred to me that my recent Apple hardware has performed worse than my old PC desktops. Consider this list of ills: Julie’s old iMac…

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More Recommended OS X Apps

I was fortunate to get a bunch more recommendations for OS X apps from Twitter and my previous post. I’ve included most of them below. I…

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Geeks Recommend Their Favourite Apple OS X Software

This week I got a new iMac. It’s the first machine I’ve had that’s running OS X 10.5 (that would be Leopard for all you cat-lovers),…

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The Demise of Spellchecking Documents

I’m not sure when this happened, but at some point my Apple computer started spell-checking on the fly in nearly every application. A little red underline…

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OS X Question: Seeing the File I Just Modified

I’m a relatively recent convert to the Cult of Apple after a lifetime of Windows usage. I’ve had a nagging question which I hope one of…

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Someone Else is Irritated By All Those Cat Names

Anil writes about the arrogance of Apple, and makes specific reference to the feline monikers that they apply to each operating system upgrade: Referring to versions…

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LazyWeb Request: I Need to Shut Off My Laptop’s Net Access at a Particular Time

Our Maltese cable provider, Melita, has a fairly Draconian approach to web access and bandwidth. Their best non-business package has a download limit of 10 GB…

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