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Bluetooth! Bluetooth! Bluetooth!

A good article over at O’Reilly’s Mac Dev Center on Bluetooth:
What Is Bluetooth (apparently not a question, though)
Talks about what you might use Bluetooth for and how to get it rolling on Mac, Windows, and Linux.
Sadly, this passes for a blog post by me these days. Maybe this picture of Macy [...]

Mostly Miscellany

A number of things have been going on, but for some reason I’m inspired to write about a few key issues ranging from superficial to compelling. Read on if you want a hodgepodge.
Hide the WHAT?!?
Howard Dean, on executive privilege:
MATTHEWS: Do you believe that the president can claim executive privilege?
DEAN: Well, [...]

Apple means business

Following up on my previous post about Apple open-sourcing Safari, today I read that they have their first non-Apple committer to the code. Fantastic. plugins

Oh. My. Word. Mike and Jen just tipped me off this morning to two Mail plugins… just starting to check them out but they are amazing.
If you’re on a Mac, do yourself a favor and check these out. They’re not just geek stuff!

Firefox/open source FUD

FUD: Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. Often used in connection with open source projects to scare people into sticking with known, but sometimes unsafe, proprietary software. Not always intentional, unless you count unnecessary sensationalism in tech journalism.
Background: the Spread Firefox website is built on Drupal which is the same software that [...]