More on iOS 10 and watchOS 3: Apple Maps, Clock

3. Maps (iOS 10) – After complaining about the UI change on the Activity App on the Apple Watch, here is a change that is easy to get used to: Apple Maps. The new interface is large and readable. Key information is shown in a font that is readable from the dash or console; no […]

HP and their Printer Preferences

hp,b9180,printer preferences Ok, don’t ordinarily rag on hp. In fact I love their printers; I’ve had several and am currently using an Photosmart Pro B9180 for printing my photos. I love their printers; I hate their printer preferences software. Why is it that the Paper Type/Quality > Source always defaults back to Main Tray? 99.9% of […]

Something New

iPhone,iPod touch,small screens Thanks to a post on Terry White’s Tech Blog, we have something new here at the Edge: a better view on your handheld device. The WordPress plugin, called WPtouch by the folks at, does all the heavy lifting. Configure the options (and there are lots to play with) and get just […]

Nikon D3s

nikon,d3s,canon,5d mkii,d300s,d90,d5000,video The guys at Nikon are at it again and have released the D3s. My uneducated guess is the D3Xs will come out in the spring and the D4 will come out November of 2010. (Image © 2009 Nikon, All Rights Reserved.) This is definitely a everything including the kitchen sink. Major new features: […]

CSS Sculptor 3: Don’t Bother!

software,web assist,css sculptor 3 I don’t, as a rule, write negative reviews. Sometimes a company does something that merits a "that was dumb" comment but as I said, I generally don’t slam products – except for Microsoft of course! That is about to change. Web Assist, a maker of extensions for Adobe Dreamweaver, has recently […]

Why I Love macmedia!

macmedia,customer service Everyone I know knows I’m a rabid Apple fan. I have used their systems off-and-on since the original Apple ][‘s. Since 2005, they have been my platform-of-choice for everything I do. The latest Macs and OS X Snow Leopard are a work of art. I love Apple – don’t always agree with them […]

More on Parallels 4.0.3846

parallels,mac,software,osx,snow leopard Parallels seems to be liking my Windows VMs again. Some how the OS got the permissions to the VMs directory confused as read-only. A quick restart and we were back in business.

Snow Leopard and Parallels 4.0.3846, NeatWorks 2.1.8

parallels,mac,software,os x snow leopard,neatworks Like many of you, I was at my favorite mac store, macmedia in peoria, to pick up my copy of OS X Snow Leopard. Tighter, faster, more stable, better security, 64-bits – in short all words that are music to my ears. But into every life a little rain must fall. […]

iCal Subscriptions on Your iPhone

iPhone,iCal,mac,leopard,iTunes I found a new trick today: how to get iCal calendars on your iPhone without a lot of hoop-jumping. Macworld magazine had a method that allowed you to add subscribed calendars via the iPhone itself. (See the article iPhone 3.0 Software Update in the September 2009 issue. On page 48, under "Save the Date" […]

Snow Leopard to Release 28 August 2009!

mac os x,snow leopard,10.6 “It’s Here!” From Apple: Apple today announced that Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard will go on sale Friday, August 28 at Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers, and that Apple’s online store is now accepting pre-orders. Snow Leopard builds on a decade of OS X innovation and success with […]

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