Confirmed: iTunes 9.0.2 Script Menu App Bundle Bug →
iTunes 9.0.2 will not display AppleScript Application Bundles in its Script menu. The apps are still where they are supposed to be, ~/Library/iTunes/Scripts/ or /Library/iTunes/Scripts/, and they…
Interesting iTunes 9.0.2 Mystery →
A Correspondent alerted me to an unusual behavior with iTunes 9.0.2 and the script application Needle Drop: it doesn’t appear in iTunes’ Script menu, under Leopard or Snow Leopard. I don’t know…
Apps Not Displaying →
On further investigation, it appears that AppleScript applications with bundles are not displaying in the iTunes 9.0.2 Script menu. This means that any app written under 10.6 will not appear since…
U.S. Continues Quagmire-Building Effort In... →
According to sources at the Pentagon, American quagmire-building efforts continued apace in Afghanistan this week, as the geographically rugged, politically unstable region remained ungovernable, death tolls continued to rise, and the grim military campaign persisted as hopelessly as ever. In fact, many government officials now believe that the United States and its allies could be as little as...
iTunes 9.0.2 is Released →
iTunes 9.0.2 has been released. “iTunes 9.0.2 adds support for Apple TV software version 3.0, adds an option for a dark background for Grid View, and improves support for accessibility.” Meaning…
What the Tech Media doesn't get: The iPhone is a... →
NEW: Music Folder Files Not Added v2.0 →
Well, depending on your point of view, perhaps this is an update. Music Folder Files Not Added v2.0 is a Snow Leopard-only application (MFFNA v1.1 is still posted and will run on Tiger and…
What Obama’s Doing With Fox News « Whatever →
“…at the end of the day, Fox News’ nightly audience in the third quarter of this year was 2.25 million viewers in primetime. For perspective this means that it has roughly the same audience as your average Dollhouse episode, which was just yanked by Fox (the broadcast network, not the cable news network), so that its ratings wouldn’t stink up November Sweeps. Even with Fox News’...
Apple only PC maker growing phone business |... →
“The analyst group [Gartner] believes that ‘all’ major PC firms will have signaled their intentions to build smartphones by the end of 2009 but that none of these will have more than two percent outside of the iPhone maker, even by 2012. Instead, most of the non-Apple growth will be left to traditional phone designers.”
A Graphic History of Newspaper Circulation Over... →
Some unsurprising trends: the Los Angeles Times is an absolute horrorshow. Not shown: the Boston Globe disappearing off the bottom of this chart, in a two decade decline from 521,000 in 1990 to 264,105 this year.
And then there’s HP, a company with one of the best names and proudest histories...– Daring Fireball: Herd Mentality
“Microsoft is allowing touchscreen functionality in Windows 7, despite it having been tried already in the ‘80s and given away due to the uncomfortable phenomenon known as gorilla arm. — MacChat: Magic Mouse gives Windows 7 a touch-up **
Macs have remained largely immune to the economic gloom or even the potential...– Apple declares war on the entire PC industry | Betanews
Think about the strange influence that daytime cable news has on American...– Matthew Yglesias » The Cable Effect
“I don’t do interracial marriages because I don’t want to put children in a...– Hammond Daily Star Online - Top Stories
Microsoft did not have a working backup. How this happens in today’s day and...– » What Caused the Sidekick Fail? - Hiptop 3
Most tellingly, perhaps, those clamoring for an escalation in Afghanistan avoid...– Frank Rich - Two Wrongs Make Another Fiasco - NYTimes.com
Apparently we don’t try hard enough to make people like us on Facebook and...– The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs: News flash: We don’t care about social media
UPDATED: Import iPod Audio Files v3.0 →
Import iPod Audio Files copies the files of the selected iPod tracks to your iTunes Music/Media folder and then adds them to iTunes. Additionally, you can assign the new tracks to their own…
Clearly, other companies know how to sync painlessly with iTunes music (see...– On Palm, Competition, and iTunes Sync
David Greogory on Meet the Press just said that the program’s website had been “newly re-ly designed”. That made me think “Hmm. Anthony Newley Reely”.” Go Pats!
NEW: Make Add-to-Playlist-Droplet →
After posting Drop to Playlist recently, I went crazy for the droplets. This new script, Make Add-to-Playlist-Droplet, will create AppleScript droplets that perform a function similar…