Houston MacFest and Apple Store

Philip Blog, MUGS, PDFpen

MacFest and SmileOnMyMac was one of the sponsors. I went down to demo our products at the MacFest and had a GREAT time. My first visit to Texas! Lesa King, co-host of Your Mac Life and my pal, was one of the speakers, along with Andy Ihnatko, Bob LeVitus and Chris Breen. I learned a lot from listening in on …

Smileworthy: SpamSieve

Philip Blog, News

For the second entry in our new “Smileworthy” category, in which we highlight software we like and use from other software companies, we chose SpamSieve. Like our first entry, LaunchBar, Philip, Greg and I all use this. It is another application we would not want to live without. SpamSieve will keep your email inbox nearly free of unwanted email. It …

PDFpen at the Alderwood Mall

Philip Blog, PDFpen

Here’s a photo at the Apple Store in the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, Washington, north of Seattle. Being Labor Day, we took my young friend Clara for some final back-to-school clothes shopping. I spotted the Apple Store, and Clara graciously posed for me. Clara might not know what a PDF is, but she does know all about Macintosh, despite being …

TextExpander: TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary contains over 2400 misspellings that TextExpander can automatically correct. Adam Engst, TidBITS publisher, and Micah Alpern put this massive resource together for a MacHack conference years ago. They originally created it for Eudora Mail users, but put it into the public domain so others could use it. Taking our cue from Ergonis Software, which released a version …