Category Archives: Macintosh

imSimReal 0.1RC1 ready

I finished up imSimReal with IMSRGravity and IMSRPointObject this afternoon. I tagged it 0.1RC1 as the first release candidate for 0.1. I believe that this is complete for what I need to start work on GravityGames, my first iPhone app. … Continue reading

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imSimReal Problems fixed

Found I was releasing objects that didn’t need releasing. Technorati Tags: Development, imSimReal, iPhone

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imSimReal: The latest

I’ve pretty much finished IMSRGravity class for now. It really does nothing but wrap an NSDictionary with some meaningful names. The NSDictionary is initialized from a property list, Gravity.plist. The plist contains the names of celestial bodies (Earth, Moon, Jupiter) … Continue reading

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Mac Switchers

Business Week has a blog post with comments about why people are switching to the Mac. Technorati Tags: Macintosh

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Web Code locks up iPhones

According to Crave, via AnchorDesk, there’s a new exploit that allows malicious code consume all the memory available to Safari. This will cause your iPhone or iPod Touch to freeze, or crash Safari on your Macintosh or Windows computer. Apparently … Continue reading

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Computer Troubles

I ran into a problem Monday night where I couldn’t log into my Mac. I got a “SystemUIServer unexpectedly quit” message. After messing around on Tuesday evening, including deleting my ~/Libraries/Preferences/com.apple.systemuiserver.plist file (as recommended on a troubleshooting website) I gave … Continue reading

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Where to go for help

I’ve been playing around with Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and using Google Web Toolkit Solutions by David Geary as a source. Using Netbeans 6 on the Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), on dual proc @.0 Ghz PPC PowerMac Pro, and … Continue reading

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Macworld 2008 Keynote

See Steve Jobs at Macworld deliver his keynote. He had four major announcements: Major upgrades for the iphone and ipod touch. Time Capsule–a backup appliance that works with time machine. Video rental through iTunes and major upgrades to Apple TV … Continue reading

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This is an awesome machine!

I want one! Apple announced two new machines. The one I’m interested in is the new Mac Pro with two quad-core Intel Xeon processors. That’s 8 processors in a desktop, folks. Technorati Tags: Macintosh, OS X

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One Terrabyte External Hard Drive

Bought the above hard drive to use as a backup drive after our little episode upgrading to OS X 10.5 Leopard. It’s a nice little drive, near as I can tell so far. And the Firewire 800 is a fast … Continue reading

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