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Apple Should Be Embarrassed!

Pages 5.6.1 lacks this fundamental, basic feature. Pages technical support didn’t even know this. What??!! Seriously??!! The feature is available in Pages ’09. Their recommended solution: export the document out of Pages 5.6.1 in the old version’s format and number the pages and print them in that version.

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Affinity Photo: PS Replacement

Ever since Adobe started renting their software with annual (or monthly) fee-based subscription access, I have been actively looking for a photo editing application I could use to replace Photoshop. Photoshop has become insanely over-priced, poorly supported, and the rental access arrangement sent me over the edge with the company. Affinity Photo will probably be […]

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Apple: It just works (used to)

Fundamental Trans/Re-gressions

I have grown immensely frustrated with Apple’s regression to the mean user, lowest common denominator processor, and inattention to those “power users” who have stood by their product line when it wasn’t cool, who grew to depend on “it just works.” Apple needs to refocus, slow down, and issue software that is truly intuitive and […]

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Piedmont Park Lake Clare Reflection Watercolor

Some Tech Recommendations

I guess you can now say that I officially live in Atlanta. We went walking in Piedmont Park where I took the quintessential “Atlanta” photo of the mid-rises reflecting in Lake Clare. The photo turned out nicely. In fact, the photo turned out so nicely I turned it into a watercolor using a new iOS […]

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DuckDuckGo Search Engine

The DuckDuckGo search engine does not track users. It makes no effort to send you the results it thinks you want after studying your search patterns. It makes no effort to send you search results based on corporate payment. It does provide search results that include images, news, places, and can even be restricted to […]

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Apple iWork ’09 Download

If you want the latest iWork ’09 download updates (from the .0 to the .3 updates) you can download them at this link, as long as Apple keeps it up on their site. It’s well hidden, and Google searches never located it for me. Here is the link:

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