Monthly Archives: November 2007

Mail.app and Gmail IMAP Isn’t So Bad

After a month of using Gmail’s IMAP with Mail.app, I’ve realized it isn’t nearly as bad as I thought it was at first. The secret is to use the instructions detailed here. Another secret is to create Smart Folders instead … Continue reading

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Leopard Loves Depeche Mode

I wish they would make a voice that you can actually make sing.

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Your Local Library: It’s Like Netflix For Books

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t even a little interested in Amazon’s Kindle. The iPod comparisons are expected, but the differences between how we consume music and books may break the Kindle. For instance, an album usually lasts … Continue reading

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MainStage and Logic Studio Interview on Zoom-In.com

Zoom-in has an interview with Alec Little of Apple about Logic Studio’s Mainstage application. The discussion addresses why MainStage was developed, how MainStage makes live performance with a computer simpler, and the reactions to Logic Studio from new users. Technology … Continue reading

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iGTD 2 On The Way

Bartek, the developer of iGTD, is now offering a sneak peak of iGTD version 2. iGTD 2 brings a new Leopard-look overhaul, smart folders, a tabbed interface, the ability to mark projects as completed, and more. iGTD is my GTD … Continue reading

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Gene Simmons on New Music Business Models

Gene Simmons is getting some flack because of his comments about how record labels should have sued college students immediately after they saw P2P music-sharing becoming a problem. But I do agree with him on one thing that’s bothered me … Continue reading

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Wide Open Spaces

The unsung feature of Leopard is definitely Spaces. Spaces is a feature that I thought I’d rarely use, but I find that I use it ALL THE TIME now. I have 9 Spaces enabled – it just seems like that’s … Continue reading

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Transcoding and TuneCore

Saul Williams and Trent Reznor know what they’re doing. You can get Saul Williams’ new album for free at 192 kbps MP3 or you can pay $5 to have 2 other options: 320kbps MP3 or FLAC. And the FLAC download … Continue reading

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24 Hours With Leopard and Not a Chirp

With Spotlight re-indexing and Time Machine doing its initial backup, it’s premature to completely weigh in on Leopard. But there is one thing that I love about it so far. The Chirping is Gone! PowerMac G5s have had this nasty … Continue reading

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If We Never See Eachother Again…

It’s because I’m doing the Leopard upgrade. User folder – backed up. iTunes Library – backed up. Permissions – Not repaired…I guess I should do that. Going for the straight upgrade. It’s too much hassle to reinstall everything, and others … Continue reading

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