Why Target has lied to us, repeatedly

Well after Target claimed that it had taken care of the fraud problem in December of 2013, I used two credit cards at their Roosevelt, Chicago store the same day, on December 24th, 2013. Within the last week, both of these credit cards have been used for fraudulent charges. Canceling one of the cards and […]

OS X 10.9.2: copy fails with error -36

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Today, Apple released 10.9.2. Unfortunately, however, it does not seem to have resolved the issue of having to key in your mail password repeatedly, as documented here, and on this site.

More importantly, 10.9.2 seems to have introduced a new bug that surfaces during Finder copy from local volumes to remote volumes on Mavericks server 3.0.2. Copies partially fail with error message -36. This new problem was not there with 10.9.1 & Server 3.0.2.

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Keyboard squeaks with 2013 MBP Retina 15″

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Super annoying. Interestingly, my 2010 MBP 17″ also had exactly the same thing with the same key.

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Music Play Randomization In iTunes

iTunes has always been the consistently most unreliable software from Apple. Ever since acquiring SoundJam and releasing it as iTunes on January 9th, 2001, Apple has been constantly rebuilding this behemoth, with very mixed results. Earlier on up till perhaps version 6, iTunes had significant issues playing music without stutter, which in itself is possibly the biggest […]