May 2012 archive

May 24

Following the life of a photo

It used to be so simple. You took a photo on your iPhone and it stayed there until you synced it to your Mac. From there, if you could be bothered, you crop it or changed the colouring, but mostly you’d just file it. But now Apple have tried to get clever with photo stream, …

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May 20

Stop Lion from opening windows

Do you remember the good old days when a computer would cheerfully close all windows when you shut down your computer? These days it is a ‘feature’ that Lion reopens all your windows and relaunches all your applications upon reboot. This is often the very thing you don’t want at reboot time, so its not …

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May 04

Re-charging your ink

There are people out there who have smoked 40 cigarettes a day and died at the age of 99 because the plane they were flying in crashed into a house. And yet its still true to say that smoking is bad for you. There are people out there that drink like a fish (yes, please …

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