OPINIONS

What Panther Should Fix, Part Six Give Me Some Speed

I remember when I first used the public beta of OS X I had a feeling similar to the first time I used a Macóthis …(read more)

Apple and The Blue Screen of Death, the Truth

It still amazes me these days when a Mac loses it. I’m not talking about just a freeze which, thanks to OS X, is now …(read more)

The iPod As A Digital Wallet Gateway Drug

Pick up your iPod for a moment. Whether you have a 5, 10, 15, 20, or now 30 gig put it in your hand. Now …(read more)

What Panther Should Fix: Part Four, Duplicate Directories

One of the most brilliant things about the original Macintosh operating system was its solid logic. The first time you saw this interface you immediately …(read more)

Apple Should Have Released The Music Store For Windows First

Apple is to be commended for the first weeks success of the new iTunes Music Store. The user experience is simply amazing. The kind of …(read more)

iPod Envy: Dealing With The idea That You Can’t Have It All

With the introduction of the new iPods last week, Iíve joined the group of people who are angry that they bought their iPods late last …(read more)

What Panther Should Fix: Part Three, Font, Fonts, Fonts!!

Fonts, fonts, fonts!! When the Mac Plus first came out, the revolution of desktop publishing began. Armed with a postscript Apple LaserWriter printer and some …(read more)

Apple: Don’t Discontinue the 5GB iPod

It seems that the life of the 5GB iPod has now come to an end. I am sitting here writing this and wondering if in …(read more)

What Panther Should Fix: Part Two, Application Installs

Installing an application in OS X can be startlingly easy, like in the case of Omnigroup products where all you have to do is drag …(read more)

What Panther Should Fix: Part One, Broken Windows

Windowing in OS X is inconsistent. In some applications the windows expand beyond the dock (e.g. Flash, Photoshop), while in others they do not (e.g. …(read more)

The Switch Campaign Targets Mac users Not PC Users

Is the switch campaign really intended to switch Windows users to Macs or is it speaking more to Mac users? Ever since the humble beginnings …(read more)

All in Favor of a Better Life Say “i”

According to my wife, iLife has made me into a bigger “iGeek.” But I’m not complaining. In January at MacWorld SF 2003, Steve Jobs announced …(read more)