Simple E-mail Contact

How often do you contact users of your app? No, I don’t mean your developer mailing list. Not even your “user help” mailing list. How often do you send an e-mail to your users- just to say hi and give them a hug? Here’s a great example. Things...

Wondering if you’re 32-bit?

I thought my Core 2 Duo machine was 64-bit. I’ll have to look at it a bit more. After looking around I found the version package which very easily tells you what version you’re running of various programs. Just enter version program-name or version ubuntu...

No, No, No, Icons Do Matter

In the techie world, I can understand the idea that function comes first. If I can use it to get the job done, I smile. But the fact that Apple has proven is that if you take that thing that got the job done and coat with a beautiful UI, people smile even more. So...

My Favorite Wallpaper

It took me a while to track it down- I love it. It’s just classic feeling. I remembered from some time ago and man is it hard to find a wallpaper you just remember the look of:...

Slab Menu

I always want to use things the way they were intended, but it has always grated on me that there are not one, but two panels with controls and everything all over them. Now I understand the logical division of the default panels. The simple menus to the top left in...