Slowwwww Aperture!

So, on a Mac Pro with 12 Cores, 20 GB of RAM, RAID 0 Array capable of more than 500 MB/s, Aperture 3.4 uses one core to update a 40,000+ photos library and redo the thumbnails for all the photos. Even worse, it seems to be even slower than anything I’ve ever seen. It’s counting ...

New iBooks!

Well, Apple’s event came and went and they proudly announced a new version of iBooks with more languages and auto-scrolling. Yay! What I want to know is when they’re going to release iBooks for the Mac? I need programming books and for now I’ve been buying them from Amazon because Amazon has a Kindle App ...

Safari 6 – Lost functionality; Again! (and fixes)

Another update for Safari (6) and more features gone missing. I’ve been using Safari 6 for less than 10 minutes and I already stumbled on two annoyances. The big one Previous page with the Backspace key. Before Safari 6, you could hit the backspace key on your keyboard and Safari would go back to the ...

phpMyAdmin 3.5.1 Blank Screen

If you updated phpMyAdmin to 3.5.1 and you use Safari on Lion, then you’ll get blank screens. It doesn’t work with it. Your choices are either a different browser (no issues with Firefox or Chrome) or revert back to version 3.5.0. Bummer. Update: This issue has been fixed in version 3.5.2

Apple ID system sucks big time!

The Apple ID system as it is currently sucks big time. Apple should fix it by enabling separate IDs merging. For the longest time, I had one Apple ID, from back in the day when I was a Mac Developer. Before iTunes and iPods. It was all good and dandy. However, last year, Apple made ...