I Wish More Developers Were This Frank and Responsive

Red Sweater Blog – MarsEdit 3.5.3: Mea Culpa: “So the focus on MarsEdit 3.6 was instantly sidelined, and MarsEdit 3.5.3 was brought to existence in the space of about an hour today, taking this critical bug fix and a couple other less urgent fixes that didn’t make it in time for 3.5.2.” (Via The Red Sweater Blog.) I love when developers are this communicative and up-front about their mistakes. Amazing how the little one-person shops tend to do this way better than the…

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My First Impressions of the Messages Beta

I’m hearing tons of complaints about the new Messages Beta for Mac released on Thursday. But my experience with it has been great so far. My favorite feature: the way Messages handles multiple alerts on different devices. This is one of those things that is just about impossible to make perfect, but I think what Apple has done here is clever, and probably the least annoying way to handle it. The problem? I have an iPhone, an iPad, and three different Macs I use on a regular basis. (A…

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OS X Turns 10 today

> On Sept. 13, 2000, Apple released its Mac OS X Public Beta, a limited-time trial run of the ultra-modern, groundbreaking operating system that would replace the old Mac OS. Priced at $30 for a CD distributed via Apple’s online store, the beta gave the general public their first taste of an operating system that would go on to win popular acclaim and attract scores of Windows users to the Macintosh. via [macworld.com](http://www.macworld.com/article/154036/2010/09/osxorigins.html?lsrc=rss_main)I remember it…

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