OS X 10.5.8 Update

apple,os x,10.5.8 Not to say I’m late but I do confess to being a bit behind in my blogging here at Nowhere! Apple has released what should be the final major Leopard update (10.5.8) before they release Snow Leopard (10.6) in September. From Apple’s Software Update note, this is the typical "enhances the stability, compatibility, […]

The 140 Character Lawsuit

technology,social media,twitter In case you hadn’t heard, a Chicago woman named Amanda Bonnen, is being sued over a comment she posted on a social networking site, Twitter. Just to catch-up the late comers, Twitter is a "microblogging" web site. The site allows you to post messages in 140 characters or less. By way of comparison, […]

Latest Apple Update: ProKit 5.0

apple,os x,updates,aperture Apple has a new update out called ProKit Update 5.0. As shown below, this update is suggested for users of Apple’s pro software lines: Aperture, Logic, Final Cut, etc. It download’s in a blink and installation is almost as quick. Best thing? You don’t have to reboot your Mac afterward.

Safari 4 Trick

apple,os x,safari 4 Here’s a Safari 4 trick you may not have discovered yet. This is a quick way to open a new tab and load it with your "Top Sites" page. If you put your cursor in an open spot in the tab bar (see the red circle in the top photo below). Double […]

Safari 4.0.2 Update Available

apple,os x,safari Just in case you missed it, Apple has released a bug fix/security update for Safari. The new version is 4.0.2. From the Apple support page: This update (Version 4.0.2) is recommended for all Safari users and improves the stability of the Nitro JavaScript engine and includes the latest compatibility and security fixes. I […]

iPhone OS 3: New features for Podcasts

iphone,ipod touch,os 3 I was poking at my iPhone with the OS 3 upgrade last night and discovered something new. When listening to a podcast, tap the screen once to show the "scrubber" slider. Underneath the slider Apple has added three icons. Envelop – Starts Mail and creates a message that says "Check out this […]

"Yes, They Can Be Taught!"

iphone,ipod touch,os 3 It seems the folks at Apple can learn from past mistakes. This week Apple had two big launches: iPhone 3G S, iPhone OS 3.0 and even a few updates to MobileMe. And unlike the debacle they had with the iPhone 3G, iPhone OS 2, and MobileMe last time, Apple handled this launch […]

Creative Knows Best

web,design,general ranting Do you remember the TV show Father Knows Best? You know, the 1950’s TV series with Robert Young and Jane Wyatt? If anyone had a problem (I don’t think they used the term "issue" until the 1980’s) you could go to Father because he… well… he knew best. Of course, any parent worth […]

Mac OS X 10.5.7 Releases

apple,os x,10.5.7 Thursday Apple released Mac OS X 10.5.7. And, yes, I know, I’m a bit behind in my blogging! According to Apple, it "includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac." Scroll about half-way down the page and you get more detail. From the security perspective, there […]

Wacom Intuos4 – The Mouse

mac,wacom,pen tablet,intuos4 The mouse for the Intuos4 tablet has the same black tones as the tablet itself. It’s a little small in the hand but otherwise it feels fine. The mouse supports five different "clicks" – normal left and right, one above the track wheel and one below the track wheel, and the track wheel […]

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