A user workflow bug that results in users losing Incognito windows on Mac and Windows when running an in-place fix. While this is by design, there should be warnings when users update in-app that Incognito windows will be lost during the dynamic update process.
Windows 8 is the first Windows with free antivirus. But, what if you want to augment its free antivirus, with more free antivirus? Here’s your game plan.
For at least a full month, I made a conscious decision to cease all social networking. I was busy trying to build a product, but I also learned some things about how and what I was social networking about. I learned some nifty things about what I missed, and what I should not miss doing […]
I’ve always said that if OS X implemented a walled garden, that would be my last day as a Mac user. Long ago, I kicked iOS to the curb, only keeping enough devices to do software development and consulting for the platform. Now that Windows 8 RTM has implemented a walled garden on Windows Metro […]
After well over a year of delays, Oracle has finally shipped consumer-friendly versions of Java 7 SE for Apple’s OS X. But, you need this primer to understand it all.
I’ve tried valiantly, since the day OS X Lion was released, to get used to Versions. And, I can’t take it anymore. I finally penned Apple a passionate request to offer an off switch. I do totally understand why Apple does not want to offer an off switch. Apple wants Mac users to get used […]
Have an old Mac? Like many, I asked Apple to follow Microsoft (for once) and offer a legacy OS for PowerPC systems, so they could continue to serve some use. Microsoft actually offers this to corporate customers, in the form of Windows Fundamentals. If you haven’t heard of Windows Fundamentals, it’s basically a scaled down […]
One major change in OS X Lion is the addition of downloading Windows 7 Boot Camp drivers over the web. It’s something I’ve called for, for a really… really… really… long time. One nice thing about this feature (for Apple) is that it now allows Apple to get something it did not have before: usage […]