Ted Landua is thrilled that WindowShade X, a System Preferences utility, is now compatible with Snow Leopard. And he's even more thrilled that version 5.0.2 tackles a bug that caused conflicts with other applications.
Bugs & Fixes takes on a Star Wars flavor this week, as Ted Landau looks at a bug in iMovie '09 involving the Far Far Away title inspired by George Lucas' space epic.
The iPad versions of the iWork applications have trouble exchanging documents with the desktop version of Apple's productivity suite. It's not a bug, Ted Landau writes -- it's a limitation of the 1.0 release of these mobile apps.
With reports from some users that Apple's new iPad has a problem with Wi-Fi reception, Ted Landau tries to separate reality from exaggeration.
This week's OS X 10.6.3 update introduces a new feature affected unexpected quit dialogs. Unfortunately, Ted Landau finds, in making this addition, Apple also managed to partially break how the relevant dialogs work.
Ted Landau tries to get to the bottom of an Entourage 2008 bug in which the entire text of an e-mail message appears in a reply instead of just the portion of the message highlighted.
A bug in iTunes 9.0.3 affects your ability to play ringtones from iTunes on your Mac. Ted Landau has the details.
Ted Landau has a small problem with a folder that won't open. The fix is minor. The real mystery is what's causing it in the first place.
Because iTunes has a number of similar-sounding options and installs a number of similar-sounding iTunes-related files on your drive, it may not be self-evident how to go about moving your music library. Don't worry -- Ted Landau shows you how to avoid trouble when moving your iTunes library.
Ted Landau reports on an issue that led to his backup iPhone battery draining his iPhone of all power.
A week after Aperture 3's release, Apple has already posted more than two dozen Knowledge Base articles on the various problems you might encounter with the new version. Ted Landau runs through potential Aperture pitfalls and how you can get around them.
This week's iTunes 9.0.3 update means that the application no longer ignores the "Remember password for purchases" setting. That's great, but Ted Landau wishes Apple would have come clean about the bug more quickly.
Want to avoid becoming the victim of a phishing scam? Your first line of defense is usually a little common sense, Ted Landau writes.
Ted Landau ran into some problems trying to get Adobe's Flash Player to work with an iSight camera. But he managed to find a solution after digging around the Web.
Ted Landau runs into a circular loop problem with an iPhone app, where quitting and restarting the app immediately returned him to the problem in question. Finding a solution led to a series of "what if" scenarios and what to do about them.