In 2010 I wrote a script for Windows’ iTunes users called Adjust Play Count. I though some people may be interested in it. It is the most popular post on my blog and it’s had more than 400 comments (although I’ve lost a lot of them in server moves). There’s a bug on Appleâ€™s side… Continue reading iTunes Match and Apple Music Breaks Play Count Edit
Last updated on June 10th, 2019 at 01:22 pm Update 10 Jun 2019: The new Apple Music.app for MacOS is scriptable, but I’ll need to update the script if Apple decides to drop iTunes for Windows in favour of a Music for Windows app. In the meantime the script still works. I lost the playcount… Continue reading Update Play Count in iTunes for Windows
Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:12 pm Thanks to the Delphi Geek’s post When Vista Doesn’t Print I finally got Vista to print to my multiport print server a D-Link DP 300U. Earlier versions of Windows worked by just adding a local port. Windows Vista allows you to do it just like always,… Continue reading Vista LPR printing
Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:13 pm I’m using a new budget laptop at the moment. It’s a Compaq c700 (actually a c763TU) that will eventually go to my kids, so I thought I’d checkout what Vista Home Basic is like. On a laptop it makes no sense! Laptops move from location to… Continue reading Vista Home Basic is not good
Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 01:17 am Zak Greant?s Blog answers this question in a way that made me laugh out loud. Powerpoint files are easily handled on a Mac: iWork 08 will import it, there is a 30 day trial available. NeoOffice (the native Mac OS X port of OpenOffice.Org) will open… Continue reading What happens if one uses a Mac to read a ppt made on Windows?
Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 01:11 am A number of friends and many acquaintances have moved to Macs and turned their backs on Windows. I moved full time to a Mac a year ago. Here?s part 1 of my occasional series Your New Mac: a Guide for Windows Users Things to do with… Continue reading Windows Users Guide to Your New Mac
Last updated on September 4th, 2015 at 08:34 pm How To Auto-Delete Temporary Files abandoned by Mozilla apps on your Mac OS X Desktop. Firefox on Mac OS X does not clean up temporary files in the same way as the Windows version. When you right-click a PDF file and view it (instead of save)… Continue reading PDF files left by Firefox on Mac OS X Desktop
Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 pm For those switching from Windows to a Mac go and read the excellent HOWTO Switch To The Mac article from Tao of Mac If you?re keyboard-oriented, go into System Preferences | Keyboard and Mouse | Keyboard Preferences and Turn on full keyboard access. Now you can… Continue reading Mac OS X Keyboard navigation