Rob Griffiths reads online declarations about the impact of Google's planned Chrome operating system and has to chuckle. At this stage, it's far too early to make any definitive declarations. But it looks like Apple has little to fear from Google's new effort.
Firefox 3.5 supports gestures on newer Apple laptops, including pinch and swipe. What's missing, apparently, is a way to switch tabs via gestures. This hint explains how to add just that functionality.
Learn how Address Book can record URLs for use in Safari, Camino, and OmniWeb's bookmarks sections.
Intego's Personal Antispam X5 10.5.2 is a solid anti-spam program, as long as you're using Mail or Entourage (the program supports both POP and IMAP protocols, but only in those two applications).
If you're looking for the best Mac-based anti-spam solution, look no further than C-Command's SpamSieve 2.7. The program's filtering is highly accurate, it's relatively simple to install, and it's amazingly easy to use, particularly with Apple Mail.
Learn how to create an album in iPhoto to show all photos from all events that contain at least one photo of a selected person.
A 100-percent functional picture-perfect clone of the financial tool of choice for many finance professionals, this iPhone app can easily be used in place of the physical calculator. Even though it doesn't include much in the way of added iPhone-specific features, HP 12C Financial Calculator is still very useful.
What's new and improved in Firefox 3.5? Here's a look at some of the more interesting new features and enhancements in Mozilla's latest release.
Are the icons for certain file types incorrect on your machine -- zip files appearing as disk image files, for instance? If so, this hint will help you quickly fix the problem.
Learn how to change the color of the special characters that BBEdit and TextWrangler use to display invisible characters, such as tabs and line breaks.
Cloning your Mac's hard drive as part of your backup strategy? Then make sure that Spotlight isn't active on that drive before you start cloning it.
iPhoto '09's Places features lets you tag the location where an image was shot. But what if you don't have a GPS-enabled camera? Here's how you can recreate the location-tagging feature with the help of an iPhone.
A combination of a shell script and Automator application can be used to simplify the task of upgrading to the latest Chromium build.
Change the default duration for new iCal events from one hour to any time period you wish -- even zero minutes.
Rob Griffiths explains how he uses searching on the iPhone, using Spotlight in iPhone OS 3.0.