Mimsy Were the Borogoves

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42 Astoundingly Useful Scripts and Automations for the Macintosh

Work faster and more reliably. Add actions to the services menu and the menu bar, create drag-and-drop apps to make your Macintosh play music, roll dice, and talk. Create ASCII art from photos. There’s a script for that in 42 Astounding Scripts for the Macintosh.

Which comes first? Apple TV or an earth-shattering asteroid?

Jerry Stratton, July 9, 2014

I just picked up a new HDTV set, a Samsung 5300. It’s a fine TV1, but the interface sucks. It’s inconsistent and unreliable, and it really makes me wish Apple made an HDTV set. The next best thing is the Apple TV box.

The Apple TV is the only reason I bought the Samsung: they have a better reputation for screen quality, and I expect to not have to deal with the built-in software. However, I want to hold off until the next iteration but every time the Samsung interface hangs or a button acts differently than it did three seconds ago, I wonder how long that’s going to be.

When will the next a…

Apparently, it’s going to be around when the next asteroid hits the earth.

  1. The newer version, the 5203, appears to be having growing pains.

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