I’ve been pretty busy lately, what with a move back to Boston and catching up on various work projects (i.e., books), but thought I’d take some time to spew out some random Mac-related bits and bobs…
- If you thought ThinkSecret’s report about the Aperture team was true, you really need to go and read John Gruber’s latest article over on Daring Fireball. Great analysis, and true journalistic reporting. Man, you gotta love John.
- Since writing Running Boot Camp, I’ve been going back and forth quite a bit and working on an update for that book (look for it in the next week or so). One thing I’ve noticed is that battery life under XP on a MacBook Pro really sucks. I’ve also discovered that the only useful piece of software that comes with XP is Spider Solitaire.
- And speaking of Running Boot Camp, if you’ve previously purchased a copy of the PDF eBook, updates for that book will be available as a free download from O’Reilly’s site. Again, keep your eyes out for this update soon. If you’ve got any feedback, or if there’s anything you’d like to see in it, please let me know in the comments.
- One book I can’t wait to get my hands on is Amit Singh’s Mac OS X Internals (Addison-Wesley, due August 2006). I traded some emails with Amit a while ago, and the guy really knows his shit. It looks like this book will be released around WWDC2006, so let’s hope they have copies available at the show for developers to pick up.
- If you use iWeb and you’re tired of the themes already, iLifeStuff.com offers some new themes you can buy and add to iWeb. The themes are $12.99 each, or you can buy a bundle of six themes for $29.99.
- Speaking of iWeb, if you’re using the Blog theme, you’ve probably noticed that there’s no way for readers of your blog to add comments. Enter Chad Brantly’s iComment.
Well, that’s enough bits for today. It’s time to head back to the trench and edit some books.
Ciao for now!