MacMania: Ship of Geeks

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Shawn King. (If you know Shawn, you know it’s hard to miss Shawn in a crowd.) Shawn’s wife and co-host, Lesa Snider King, was working furiously on her forthcoming book, Photoshop CS4: The Missing Manual while we waited to board. And waited. And waited. Imagine being at the gate for a plane that holds 2600 passengers. And multiply that by …

Snipr / Snurl / Snipurl

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David Chartier, Assistant Editor at Ars Technica, requested support for snipr.com. I was surprised to find that Snipr, Snurl, and Snipurl are all the same service. They will require registration as of December 31, 2008. Given that, I wrote a snippet which supports using these services as a registered user. Here’s what to do to install the new snippet: Download …

Mea Culpa: TextExpander 2.4.1

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TextExpander 2.4.1 is now available. In the course of fixing the memory leak for 2.4, I made a mistake on the code for handling the case of abbreviations. Once again “tiat” and “Tiat” can expand to “This is a test.” Yay! To all those affected, sorry for the trouble, and happy typing!