Posts About: 'software'

Steve Jobs

I was up rather late last night, and thought I’d check Twitter on my iPad one last time before heading to bed. I did so just as the news of Steve Jobs passing away hit Twitter; somehow it felt fitting to be watching people express their sadness and thanks on one of the amazing devices Read the article…

iMoka

Whilst making my coffee this morning I remembered this video I shot a while back as a test of iMovie on the iPhone and iPad. I was surprised just how good the video from the iPhone is, but also surprised at what a palaver it is to get the movie off of the iPhone and Read the article…

Helvetireader Icon For Fluid Redux

I love Jon Hicks’ Helvetireader theme for Google Reader especially as a Fluid app. Joshua Brewer created a brilliant icon for use with Helvetireader and Fluid which I have used since day 1. However of late the way the Hr icon sat with my other icons started to bug me; most dock icons are tilted Read the article…

Walt Mossberg Misses the Point?

Walt Mossberg, the respected Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist, has a “review” of Apple’s latest version of iWork over on All Things Digital. I’m obviously biased, but I feel he has missed the point in comparing iWork 08 with Microsoft Office for the Mac. iWork is quite clearly targeted at a different audience to Read the article…

Release the Sound of Your iPod

Because of the bloody French, European iPods have a very low and very annoying volume limit. Back off Brussels!  I’m a grown up and can operate a volume control. Sorry… thankfully it’s possible to hack the firmware on the iPod and remove this Nanny State nastiness. To do so is pretty tricky but some very Read the article…

I Heart iSync

I’ve just synced my 6680 with my Mac using iSync, and I’ve got to say how much I like iSync. Wan to know why I like iSync so much? It just works… each and every time I use it. I recognise this may be part due to the 6680 also as I did have issues Read the article…

Coolness in Powerpoint…

Whatever next? Working from home the other day I had a Powerpoint presentation to write so decided to do so on my Mac Mini rather than my nasty Windows Stinkpad. It reminded me how much better MS Office is on the Mac than on Windows and how much easier working on OS X is; I’m Read the article…