iChat AV for the rest of us

Philip Blog, Public Appearances

Mac Book can give you an inferiority complex. You see the beautiful people using their iSights to hold a virtual meeting. We are not the beautiful people, and I guess that’s why we look so blurry in iChat. Yeah, yeah, those people in the ads are clearly younger, smarter, more successful, and having more fun than we are, but the …

Parking Ticket and PDFpen

Greg Scown Blog, PDFpen Tips

On October 19, 2005, Yunor and I went to dinner at Philip’s new place in San Francisco (he had just moved down from Portland a month before). On our way home, we found was a parking ticket for $50 for having parked for more than two hours in a particular spot. The ticket claimed we had been parked since 4:12pm, …

Press photos?

Philip Blog, Live, MUGS, Public Appearances

A few weeks ago, I was perusing the North Coast Mac Users Group (NCMUG) website in advance of presentation Philip (SOMM co-founder) was scheduled to give. The site shows a great line-up of Mac luminaries speaking at their meetings, including fabulous photos of everyone – except Philip, who is at least as good-looking as any of the rest. As the …

Textpander -> TextExpander

Greg Scown Blog, News, TextExpander

Today, we released TextExpander 1.3, our first acquired product. A little background on the how/why: A few months ago, I tried to donate US $30 to Peter Maurer, the author of Textpander and a medical student in Germany. I used his Textpander software every day to help answer customer support inquiries, to type URLs, and to sign my E-mails. I …