iPod – “Closed Platform”

A correspondent named Joshua forwarded me this link to a discussion about Microsoft asking Apple to “open the iPod”. The most striking thing about this discussion is that most of… A correspondent named Joshua forwarded me this link to a discussion about Microsoft asking Apple to “open the iPod”. The most striking thing about this […]

Shrook Meltdown

Shrook is having serious problems. All day long, I was getting nothing in my feeds. At first I thought it was network related, since I had taken down every part… Shrook is having serious problems. All day long, I was getting nothing in my feeds. At first I thought it was network related, since I […]

Gruber on Licensing Mac OS

I saw this post in Cult of Mac that references John Gruber of Daring Fireball’s contrarian view that Apple didn’t really miss anything by not licensing their OS. A big… I saw this post in Cult of Mac that references John Gruber of Daring Fireball’s contrarian view that Apple didn’t really miss anything by not […]

Shrook Comes back to Life

A new release of Shrook is out, V2.11, and along with other problems that have been fixed, it seems to have unboned the atom parsing that was boned in the… A new release of Shrook is out, V2.11, and along with other problems that have been fixed, it seems to have unboned the atom parsing […]

iTunes in Hays Kansas

I thought it was really something that the 100,000,000th iTunes download, the guy who won all the stuff, is in Hays Kansas. I spent a summer there, long ago, when… I thought it was really something that the 100,000,000th iTunes download, the guy who won all the stuff, is in Hays Kansas. I spent a […]

Shrook V071

I upgraded my Shrook today (twice) and it seems like the crazy resource use has been adressed some. Shrook no longer seems hellbent on using up every free bit of… I upgraded my Shrook today (twice) and it seems like the crazy resource use has been adressed some. Shrook no longer seems hellbent on using […]

Shrook and Safari

Early today I was noticing my laptop acting sluggish when I was trying to wake it up from screen saver and/or sleeping. That kind of bugged me – this is… Early today I was noticing my laptop acting sluggish when I was trying to wake it up from screen saver and/or sleeping. That kind of […]

Airport Express

In the course of 24 hours, the news of the upcoming Airport Express has absolutely lit up my RSS reader. There must be 10 different blogs that have written about… In the course of 24 hours, the news of the upcoming Airport Express has absolutely lit up my RSS reader. There must be 10 different […]

Trainblogging

This is the first entry I’ve made from my new iBook whilst out and about. I’m actually on a commuter train right now, offline but eventually I’ll post this up…. This is the first entry I’ve made from my new iBook whilst out and about. I’m actually on a commuter train right now, offline but […]

Calibration

The book that comes with my new computer refers to “calibrating the iBook battery.” I was wondering if I was supposed to do any sort of drain fully thing early… The book that comes with my new computer refers to “calibrating the iBook battery.” I was wondering if I was supposed to do any sort […]

Shrook on the iBook

I’ve written about my problems with Shrook several times. In fairness, now that I’m also running it on the iBook which is a 10.3 system it runs much better there…. I’ve written about my problems with Shrook several times. In fairness, now that I’m also running it on the iBook which is a 10.3 system […]

It’s Here!

Portrait of a boy and his new toy. In fact, I’m blogging this from that toy right now! All is really good, I’m really digging it and will have lots… Portrait of a boy and his new toy. In fact, I’m blogging this from that toy right now! All is really good, I’m really digging […]

More on Shrook

I think it would be overstating it to say I have a love-hate relationship with Shrook. Let’s call it a “like-irk” relationship. I like the program and it is the… I think it would be overstating it to say I have a love-hate relationship with Shrook. Let’s call it a “like-irk” relationship. I like the […]

iBook vs. PowerBook

JonnyX sent me this link to an interesting article comparing the iBook line to the PowerBook line. The ultimate conclusion is that the iBooks are pretty durned good, and the… JonnyX sent me this link to an interesting article comparing the iBook line to the PowerBook line. The ultimate conclusion is that the iBooks are […]

Spotted in the Server Logs

There is one other person who aggregates this blog with Shrook. I wonder if this means we’ll both see new items appear approximately twice as fast now as I used… There is one other person who aggregates this blog with Shrook. I wonder if this means we’ll both see new items appear approximately twice as […]

Registered Shrook

Yesterday I got the notice that a newer version of Shrook was available for download. This was supposed to address the crashing problems I have. I downloaded it, and while… Yesterday I got the notice that a newer version of Shrook was available for download. This was supposed to address the crashing problems I have. […]

Shrook and Crashing

I emailed Graham Parks about my problem with Shrook crashing on me dozens of times a day. He said that he is aware of the problem and it appears to… I emailed Graham Parks about my problem with Shrook crashing on me dozens of times a day. He said that he is aware of the […]

Shrook Thoughts, Day Two

I am too much of an impatient spazzmo to wait, so even though I was pissed off at not being able to import my OPML file, I went ahead and… I am too much of an impatient spazzmo to wait, so even though I was pissed off at not being able to import my OPML […]

Shrook Thoughts, Day One

So this is both my general thoughts on Shrook to everyone as well as an open letter to Graham Parks, who shows up regular as kibo every time I mention… So this is both my general thoughts on Shrook to everyone as well as an open letter to Graham Parks, who shows up regular as […]

YACOT (Yet Another Change Of Tool)

I seem to be in that realm of geeks who is nomadic and restless in my toolset. I swear it seems like every week I’m doing something – learning a… I seem to be in that realm of geeks who is nomadic and restless in my toolset. I swear it seems like every week I’m […]

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