Every once in a while I receive an email to the effect of “Are you still using your BlackBerry? How is it?” Well, I’m happy to report that I still love my BlackBerry 7100t (which I originally reviewed in January 2005) and still use it everyday. I actually enjoy things that I used to hate like lines, traffic and elevators because instead of twiddling my thumbs I can use them to keep up with email, surf the Web and chat on IM. But one of these days I am going to become a professional gambler with the help of my favorite application for Blackberry: Magmic’s Texas Hold’em King 2. Read more…
Mark/Space, Inc. is pleased to announce The Missing Sync for Hiptop 1.0.1 beta 5. This version is being made available to registered users for testing various fixes. Please note that since this is a beta version, it has not been fully tested. We recommend you backup your data prior to installing. If you have issues with this version, you may have to revert to the shipping version.
The beta version can be downloaded from our testing page.
Today Apple released 10.4.1 update for OS X.
(37MB stand alone installer)
It includes improvements for:
- File sharing using AFP and SMB/CIFS network file services
- Using DHCP in wireless networks
- User login when accessing LDAP and Active Directory servers
- Core graphics including updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers
- Synchronization with .Mac
- Address Book, iCal, Font Book, Mail, and Preview applications
- Dashboard widgets: Address Book, Flight Tracker, Phone Book, and World Clock
- Compatibility with third party applications and devices
In the past few months, Apple have made available a number of pieces to a puzzle that I believe show Apple’s hand. The topic of this article first struck me a few months ago when Apple made iTunes (and the associated Rendezvous Music Sharing) available for Windows. It was further confirmed recently with the release of Tiger Server, which includes an iChat Server. I think it’s fair to assume that Apple is seriously considering releasing iChat for Windows – and if they aren’t already then they certainly should be. Continued…
Shoebox is a Mac OS X application for organizing digital photos by content. Shoebox helps you manage your collection and find the photos that you’re looking for, even if you have thousands of photos. Search for “london new year’s fireworks” and Shoebox immediately shows you all photos of fireworks taken in London on New Year’s Eve. No more useless keywords, no more having to remember which folder you put that special photo in.
Overheard at the PowerPage meetup in Chicago tonight: I got Mac OS Tiger from my local MicroCenter for the lowest price I’ve seen, US$129 minus a US$50 mail-in rebate, for a net of US$79. Check it out.