The sky isn’t falling – Adobe clarify their position on the Creative Suite apps and Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Essentially Adobe aren’t going to divert development resources away from CS5 to fix any bugs in CS3 that appear with Snow Leopard, however from initial reports, it all generally works anyway. John Nack on […]
This is pretty well spot-on – print it out and keep it handy to save calling me. xkcd – A Webcomic – Tech Support Cheat Sheet.
This is simply incredible A 13-inch-long tube, called a Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier, is making it possible for scientists to receive massive amounts of images and data from the orbiter at an unusually fast rate. It is the first high data rate K-band transmitter to fly on a NASA spacecraft. With this new amplifier, LRO […]
Problem in iCal Server: Server logs show lots of: “Unable to find any record with GUID…” errors after deleting users from the Mac OS X Server directory.
Over on the Office for Mac Team Blog is a rather exiting announcement that Outlook is to make it’s long awaited return to Mac OS X. Back in the day, there was OS 9, we had Office 2001 and there was a freely downloadable version of Outlook for Mac, called Outlook 2001. Outlook 2001 was […]
A really good article for anyone interested in User Interface design on managing complexity. There are some great points raised that it’s not overall complexity that needs to be addressed as such, but rather perceived complexity. Perceived complexity can be managed by either reducing the actual complexity (removing unnecessary choices etc) or by utilising clean, […]
I encountered an issue recently where Final Cut Pro will jitter and glitch out every half a second or so when importing AVCHD footage from a Sony HD camcorder. I eventually tracked down the error thanks to some google searching and it turns out that Perian is the culprit. Apple even have a couple of […]
Spotted around the interwebs recently is a Windows 7 Upgrade Chart that details which versions of Windows can be upgraded to Windows 7 by upgrading in place, and which versions need a clean install, or in Microsoft speak, a Custom Install. With the upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, I’ve drawn up […]
I encountered a really strange issue with a Mac mini functioning as a small workgroup file server. The mini had dropped off the network and no-one could access it’s share points. I had the end user reboot it to see if that sorted it out and it didn’t so I went in and had a […]
I encountered an issue with a client today where there were emails missing from their inbox in Entourage, yet when the user viewed their inbox in either Outlook Web Access, or used Citrix to view their inbox in Outlook, all the missing emails were there as clear as day. We tried rebuilding their Entourage database, […]