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John Gruber's heartfelt plea for iPhone App Store RSS feeds has now been answered. Hands up if you, like John and me and probably a TUAWload of others, were frustrated at the lack of an obvious, easy-to-subscribe-to RSS feed of the latest additions to the App Store. The only solution was to view the...

July 16th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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John Gruber's Daring Fireball is probably my favorite Mac blog out there (save for the ol' TUAW, of course)-- it was one of the first I started reading, and he consistently provides not only great insight on Apple products and policies (and journalists' treatment of them), but a strong, often funny...

July 31st 2007 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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MacTech has released their MacTech 25 for the second year in a row-- it's a list of the top 25 most influential people in the Mac community (as selected by the community itself), and it reads like a who's who of people doing great stuff : John Gruber, the suave-looking Aaron Hillegass and Brent Simm...

June 7th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Some of the unsung wonders of working in Mac OS X are the features influenced by Fitts' Law. I first saw this concept mentioned and articulated by John Gruber in his Fitts's Law and the Apple and Spotlight Menus portion of a Tiger Details page he was maintaining after the launch of 10.4. In fact, I...

May 11th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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John Gruber has penned an interesting observation of how Microsoft might very well have missed the mark from the get-go when they made the strange decision to take on the iPod and iTunes. Since the player's initial wiz-bang sales period is essentially over (as in: it more or less set a decent sales...

November 30th 2006 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Brian Ford at Newsvine has served Mr. Gruber with 7 questions, all inspired by various DF posts. Spanning topics such as John's guess on the Macalope's identity, weekly Jackasses and just how useful the rumor business is, it's a short but interesting read on one of the Mac web's most intriguing pund...

November 7th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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John Gruber has released a command line tool called BBColors which allows BBEdit and TextWrangler users to save, reload and even share customized color schemes. BBEdit, like many code-friendly text editors, has offered a coloring system for some time, but it still doesn't allow users to save and swa...

October 9th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The second round of voting is under way over at My Dream App. Vote and let your voice be heard! Plus, when you vote you get a free copy of Mori, Hog Bay Software's document organizer.This round's judges are the cream of the crop of Mac bloggers including John Siracusa of Ars Technica, John Gruber of...

September 28th 2006 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Maynor and Elich's rewards just doubled, though the odds remain the same: Jim Thompson, a blogger who has been doing a knock-out job of dissecting this MacBook Wi-Fi hack fiasco, has offered a second MacBook on top of John Gruber's challenge to the dynamic duo. After all, what are two guys going to...

September 6th 2006 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Oh it's on now: criticism of the MacBook Wi-Fi hack has been mounting against the original hackers (David Maynor and Jon Ellch) and SecureWorks, while they have remained mostly silent. At least one passionate blogger has been defending the hack and the original statements, but John Gruber has issued...

September 2nd 2006 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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John Gruber is at it again, and this time he's taken the MacBook Wi-Fi hack drama to the cleaners with perhaps the most in-depth play-by-play analysis I've seen to date (would you expect anything less?). Mr. Fireball starts at the top, even including an explanation of the various components involved...

August 22nd 2006 at 1:30pm 0 Comments