PDFpen at the Alderwood Mall

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… Read More »

TextExpander: TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary

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… Read More »

Smileworthy: LaunchBar

LaunchBar from Objective Development. All three of us use LaunchBar and none of us can imagine using a Mac without it. With LaunchBar, you can instantly access applications, documents and information from most anywhere on your hard drive. When I think how I used to go to the Finder, open a window, click on the… Read More »

TextExpander: The Sound of Productivity

regular contributor of TextExpander tips, found out. From his blog, in which the TJ household has finally upgraded from dial-up internet: So I’m sitting on the bed with my laptop, and Tracey is working on the Desktop. We’ve been here for several hours — in fact I don’t remember the last time Tracey was up… Read More »

PDFpen and the iPhone

It was a fairly painless experience. My buddy Edward and I went over to Pioneer Place mall in downtown Portland at around 2 pm, and we were about 80th in line. What stunned me is that within a half an hour of the store opening at 6 pm, we had our iPhones and were out… Read More »