Marketcircle’s Daylite: the great tool to be
By November 29, 2009 1 Comments Read More →

Marketcircle’s Daylite: the great tool to be

If it wasn’t for 30 day trial periods of software applications, I wouldn’t have tested out and bought many of the applications I’ve come to depend upon. Similarly, I would have wasted a lot of money on applications that don’t live up to my expectations. In the case of Marketcircle‘s Daylite Productivity Suite (Mac only), […]

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I’m done with Blackberry
By March 25, 2008 15 Comments Read More →

I’m done with Blackberry

For several months now I have struggled to get my Blackberry’s calendar to sync with iCal on my Mac. This is true with both Missing Sync and PocketMac for Blackberry. Today, my Blackberry started to chew up my address book — both in my computer and on the device. Hard to believe but it erased […]

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Decouple Waves plug-ins from Final Cut
By February 18, 2008 14 Comments Read More →

Decouple Waves plug-ins from Final Cut

During the installation process, Waves plug-ins automatically attach themselves to key audio and video production applications on your system. In my particular case those applications are Cubase and Final Cut Express. If you’re like me, you don’t want to use your Waves plug-ins in Final Cut. More directly, you don’t want the dependency of your […]

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Has Apple’s 2007-002 fixed the AirPort problem?
By March 9, 2007 1 Comments Read More →

Has Apple’s 2007-002 fixed the AirPort problem?

Thanks to Nick for alerting me to the March 8 release of the AirPort Extreme Update 2007-002 by Apple. According the the notes, this update “contains an additional non-security fix for a compatibility issue when using certain third-party access points configured to use WEP”. If that includes WPA, the grief that 2007-001 caused me should […]

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Help Apple solve the WWAN update problem
By March 6, 2007 7 Comments Read More →

Help Apple solve the WWAN update problem

I followed up with Apple this morning on my trouble report on the WWAN update.  The technician said the Apple engineering is investigating a connection between the update and certain models of Intel Macs and wireless routers. You can help Apple troubleshoot and solve the problem by helping them collect as much relevant information as […]

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Will Windows versus Mac influence vehicle purchases?
By December 31, 2006 1 Comments Read More →

Will Windows versus Mac influence vehicle purchases?

I just read a post at Hear 2.0 about the intersection of personal computing and driving Ford vehicles (At Ford, Windows is Job One). The possibilities are limitless (including the potential of fresh Podcast consumption replacing radio listening) provided the driver can keep his or her eyes on the road. If Mac gets into the […]