Tech blogs have done a pretty good job of drilling down into iOS4’s new features, both big and small, but here’s a very minor one they’ve missed (I think). Until iOS 4, the iPhone stored photos in a seemingly random fashion within any number of folders inside the DCIM folder — a quick check on [...]
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As I write this, a gaping security flaw has been found in Facebook that allows users to spy upon their Friends’ chats. The flaw looks like it’s in the process of being fixed, but this is just the latest in a long line of problems with the social networking service’s privacy. The security hole in the chat [...]
Apple released iTunes 9 yesterday and along with a bevy of new features, it also put the Genre column back into browser view — and the old trick for hiding it doesn’t work. Fortunately, Apple has evidently listened to our cries of despair and there is now an easier way to disable Genres. Just go [...]
I’ve just (thanks Royal Mail!) installed Snow Leopard on my iMac and immediately ran into problems with applications not behaving properly. In some cases, they wouldn’t run at all and crashed upon launch. For example, Activity Monitor reported some apps as using 16,777,216TB of hard disk space (I have no idea which SI unit that [...]
Here’s another Firefox I discovered the other day. On a MacBook with a multi-touch trackpad, you can use a three finger up/down swipe to move instantly to the top/bottom of a web page. It doesn’t work in Safari, sadly.
These are very old news (I’m sure), but I’ve just stumbled upon two useful keyboard shortcuts for Firefox. ⌘ + L — jump to and select (ready for overtyping) the contents of the location box. ⌘ + K — jump to and select (ready for overtyping) the contents of the search box. In other words, [...]
I love Mac OS X iCal, but there’s one thing that bugs me — the pale blue highlight that denotes ‘Today’ in the month view is all but invisible. There’s no way to tweak this colour in iCal and the best the internet could suggest was to tilt the monitor back a bit… In fact, [...]