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  • Say Goodbye to Sherlock

    With the upcoming release of Apple’s Tiger OS, it seems that the Sherlock app is finally history. With the new Spotlight and Dashboard functions, Sherlock has been eclipsed. Maybe because there weren’t…

  • If you thought you had a stressful job…

    I came across this cool blog and the owner linked to an air traffic controller animation that actually showed what it was like to see what they see while working. Fascinating. Check…

  • Apple Geekery

    While perusing the Apple developer website this afternoon, I came across this “mildly amusing” segment in their specs for User Interface Sound Effects. WARNING: SystemSoundPlay was actually exported in Mac OS X…

  • Shapeshifter Is Addictive

    About six months ago, I had a client project that required me to document a system on a PC. Well, being the ultra mac snob that I am, I just couldn’t bear…

  • The Newton Has Infinite Lives

    The WorldWide Newton Conference wrapped up a few days ago and one piece of surprising news came from it. Paul Guyot trotted out a highly cool chunk of the future called Project…

  • Under the Newton Microscope

    It seems that someone has been doing a little snooping on the small but hearty Newton enthusiasts. The Wired Article basically says that the Newton community has done a better job of…

  • MoodPod

    I guess some people really need help when it comes to technology. There is a funny yet sad article in today’s New York Times about the iPod and how its “Shuffle” function…

  • Another Great Reason to Visit Paris

    From hardware repair demonstrations to Bluetooth and XML-RPC connectivity to old school geek-out, the Worldwide Newton Conference is taking place this September in Paris, France. I really wish I could go but…

  • The Creative Process

    I love finding these quotes from great creative companies. This one is from Apple. This is from a Newsweek article about the new, 4th generation iPod: “The click wheel. The iPod keeps…

  • iPirate Radio

    I guess until Apple releases an SDK for the iPod, this will have to suffice as “hacking.” This hack lets you broadcast audio over FM signals.