Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 24

What just happened to iTunes?

  I have been working on this article for a while now and must have changed my mind a dozen times about how to write it because, the truth is, I am conflicted. On one hand I can see what Apple Music is supposed to be, but on the other I find the new interface …

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Jul 24

Remove Flash?

You know something is bad when Facebook starts talking about security! A few weeks back Facebook urged Adobe to abandon Flash and take it off the market, echoing something Steve Jobs said back in 2010. In Steve’s famous letter to Adobe he called it out as buggy, slow and insecure and this is why, incidentally, …

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Jul 07

Force quitting an application

In ancient times, well ok the 1990’s, if an application failed it meant the whole Mac failed. You really did have the thrown the baby out with the bath water. But for a long time now you won’t lose the data in your unsaved* Excel spreadsheet if Word fails for some reason. If an application …

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