I’m loving iSquint for converting videos to formats that are QuickTime and/or iPod friendly, but was frustrated with the inability to open videos with it from the Finder (right-click, “Open With”). A little hacking of the Info.plist and a rebuild of LaunchServices and I’m in business. First, make a backup of iSquint.app/Contents/Info.plist and then open… Read more »
Posts Categorized: OS X
4372962:—Discovered a combination that crashes Safari The following page, which I’ve been hacking on in my spare time, crashes Safari every time. You’ve been warned. Please comment below if you’re brave enough to try, and let me know what the result was. Safari 2.0.2 dies a horrible, screaming death on OS X 10.4.3. update Ok,... Read more »
Hrm, I think Yahoo!’s graphic designers need to take another nip of the ol’ creativity serum… Check out the little close button in the upper-right corner of the detail view on this page: Look familar? It should! Aside from being a fixture of just about every OS X application that uses tabs, this one seems… Read more »
My PowerBook is once again untethered. I just finished replacing the 2nd hard drive to go to the great electronics junk yard in the sky in as many months. On the next to last day of our vacation in Hawaii in September, the 80G Toshiba I’d put in last year (completely voiding any and all… Read more »
Bah, I’m running into enough bugs that I’m not gonna wait ‘til Fridays. Today’s bug: 4265089: Spotlight image importer stores incorrect dates I’ve noticed that Spotlight isn’t importing the actual EXIF date in my images; it’s just using the file date. Not good enough. There are some other reports of the importer doing The Wrong… Read more »
I’ve updated my post on getting java readline working with OS X. Some derivation of readline now seems to be included with Tiger (10.4), and that makes it important to put /opt/local/lib before /usr/lib in the library path.
Well, I’ve had OS X 10.4 (Tiger) running on my G4 PowerBook for about 18 hours now. I’m feeling slightly underwhelmed. Performance isn’t what I feel it should be, but I opted to perform an “upgrade” instead of doing an archive and install or fresh installation. I intend to backup and do a clean install… Read more »
macosxhints – 10.4: Detach widgets from the Dashboard I wondered how long it would take for someone to figure this out. Hasta la vista, Konfabulator!
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger : Page 3 I don’t know about you, but I like the Panther look a heck of a lot better. The first time I saw the new Mail toolbar, I filed a bug on it. (Radar 3968093: “Toolbar buttons in Mail 2.0 are hideously ugly.”) It was immediately closed as… Read more »