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All Sides of a Conversation in Lion OSX Mail

Apple Mail in Lion lets you see not only the conversations in email, but with this small change, you can see your own replies in the thread. By default, you can see only the email that is sent TO you, but it's much more useful to see what you sent … [Read more]

Mac OSX Lion – Magic Trackpad, Magic Mouse – or both

Since installing OS X Lion I've found the Mission Control Feature to be very useful. Although you can use two finger swipe on the Magic Mouse, I've found the four finger down swipe on the Trackpad to be more intuitive. Although I'm right-handed, I … [Read more]

Paddington Station and the Railway Band

I'm commuting to London regularly and travel through Paddington Station to catch the train. Yes, where Paddington Bear comes from. If you are lucky/unlucky to be passing through the station on a Friday evening between 1930 and 2130 you will be … [Read more]

Bare Bones Software | BBEdit 10 is here!

Best all purpose, heavy lifting, munging, all singing, kitchen sink, regex'ing, funky features, HTML, FTP/SFTP browsing, CVS/Subversioning, multi file opening text editor for OS X. And now it's forty bucks. That's very good people. Very good. … [Read more]

OSX Lion – Library Folder Not Visible

OS X Lion hides the ~/Library folder from view in an effort to prevent users from tampering with sensitive files or unwittingly tossing out their precious data. It’s easy to get to your user’s Library folder with a simple Go > Go to Folder command … [Read more]

10 Myths About Introverts –

Loved this article about Introverts. I like the idea that Introverts are fully empowered to make different choices from extroverts. But I'm also wondering how much nerd culture is influenced by a dominance on introspectives, whereas less interesting … [Read more]

Handy iTunes Shortcut (Forward & Back)

In iTunes, Command+Option+Right Arrow and Command+Option+Left Arrow will jump forwards or backwards in the currently playing item, respectively, by five seconds.   … [Read more]

Enigma Code Machine Photos

I was at the Cheltenham Science Festival today (with the girls, never too early to get girls interested in Science!!) and there a stand from GCHQ (UK Government Communications Headquarters which is the centre for Her Majesty's Government's Signal … [Read more]

I’m the Computer Man

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Why I think iTunes Match Works for the Music Industry

Music's lost decade: Sales cut in half in 2000s - Feb. 2, 2010: "Total revenue from U.S. music sales and licensing plunged to $6.3 billion in 2009, according to Forrester Research. In 1999, that revenue figure topped $14.6 billion." But for the same … [Read more]