Category Archives: mac

An obvious problem with today’s Apple hardware

I wrote to Tim Cook a year or two ago about a problem with Apple hardware, but he didn’t respond.  Perhaps if thousands of Apple customers write e-mails and flood the support forums we can get an answer. Take a … Continue reading

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Farewell PandoraJam

Sadly, with immediate effect as of November 5th, PandoraJam will no longer be available. Representatives of Pandora Media contacted us recently and after some deliberation and without prejudice, we have decided to halt development of PandoraJam in order to ensure … Continue reading

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ComicBookLover for Mac updated: Mavericks compatibility

ComicBookLover 1.7 (download link) is a 64-bit Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks friendly release. Improvements include: Snappier performance ARC memory management Bug fixes For those running older Macs, ComicBookLover 1.6 (download link) requires Snow Leopard and runs in both 32-bit … Continue reading

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Introducing BRIC (Bunch of Redundant Independent Clouds)

The Plan Online storage providers are handing out free storage like candy.  Add them all up and soon you’re talking about a serious amount of space.  So let’s have some fun by turning ten different online storage providers into a … Continue reading

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My Software – FileStorm

I recently received an email from the makers of Filestorm about an update. Filestorm is a tool I purchased a few years ago to help automate the creation of disk images. You remember, when it was in vogue to have … Continue reading

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Bitcartel One

It’s the end of the road for Bitcartel One, where I started to learn how to write software on a Mac, and grappled with Carbon and Cocoa. Thanks for the memories – Motorola Inside anybody?!

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ComicBookLover is the Pick of the Week!

First it was PandoraJam, now it’s the turn of ComicBookLover to be MacBreak Weekly’s Pick of the Week, hurrah! “ComicBookLover truly is the iTunes of comic book reader apps…” “Gives you all the tools you really want for reading the … Continue reading

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