A quick update on Firefox: version 41

I recently decided to try Firefox again after this failure from a couple years back at just measly little v16. I’m now on v41 and have largely found many of the same issues, such as the fact that the ugly UI elements are still there. The tab bar is still way too tall… why do […]

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Companies with great customer service

I’ve often used this blog as a place to list applications and companies that have angered, annoyed or frustrated me. I would like to think that the (albeit minimal) exposure that my blog has could one day help to drive the changes I, and my commenters, have called for in the apps and companies that […]

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High CPU use caused by SystemUIServer?

I’ve been plagued by this issue for months now wherein the SystemUIServer daemon on Mac OS X 10.8.x has been consuming massive amounts of CPU. The visible results of this process acting up were: Laggy performance in applications — Spotlight in particular The clock not updating the time (switched to the iStat Menus clock to […]

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Maps on iOS6: Pretty good around here

With the removal of Google apps from iOS, Apple had to find alternate data sources for their mapping application. Although they have data from over 10 different sources, their data has been found to be inferior to that of Google. Let’s look at why. Data Inaccuracies While TomTom and Yelp (the two biggest data sources […]

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