Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Easier Multiple File Attachments in Gmail

I missed this when it debuted in February - Gmail now lets you select multiple files for a single "Attach a file:" activity. See how on the Official Gmail Blog.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Battery-powered DTV Converter

The Winegard RCDT09A digital television converter box is unique in that it can run on battery power. If you need the use of an analog portable television (provided that it has an external antenna jack), after June 12, 2009, this may be your only solution.

Here is a CNET review of the RCDT09A.

At the time of this writing, portable "handheld" DTVs have dropped to $150, so that may be a better option.

Sunday, June 07, 2009

How to Display the Date in the Macintosh Menu Bar

I finally got around to looking for a solution (after years of griping about Apple's changing this behavior) to having the date displayed in the menu bar without my having to click on the time display.

This page explains the simple procedure, which requires no software. Works in Mac OS 10.4 and 10.5, possibly earlier.