I’m starting to hate Safari 5.1!

I know hate is a strong word. But, it fits. Foolishly, I installed Safari 5.1 as soon as it was released. Big mistake. Apple, in its infinite stubbornness and misguided drive to oversimplify things, has made some maddening changes to Safari in the name of my security and ‘to make things easier’. Asswipes. The end ...

MobileMe’s iDisk sucks for big files!

I never believed it before, but today I experienced its suckiness for myself. iDisk sucks for big files, especially disk images.

Leopard 10.5.0 problem spots

I’ve been using Leopard as my only OS for 4+ days now. Here is a first report on where I’ve encountered the most problems. Safari: I spend a lot of time with Safari (can’t use any other browser as my main browser). It’s the only Apple application that I use so extensively. So far I’ve ...

Leopard second impression

Well, after my first attempt at installing Leopard by doing a normal ‘Update’ on the previous system, I couldn’t get the Finder to respond, no matter what I did. I changed strategy and re-installed by doing an ‘Erase and Install’. ‘Erase and install’ worked perfectly. It took about 45 minutes to install from scratch, excluding ...

Leopard first impression

Today, at 10:30 am EDT, the Purolator guy dropped off the tiny package. Leopard is packaged in what have recently become Apple’s standard software package. A box barely larger than the DVD is housing the new system, along with a small booklet. At 10:40 I had started the install on my non-essential iBook (G4, 1.42 ...