Distant Suns and iOS 11

Distant Suns and iOS 11

I’ve received a couple of reports that Distant Suns-Max and iOS 11 don’t play well together, and while I can use the excuse “IWoMM” (It Works on My Machine), I’ve touched up a couple of things that may have caused the issues. I’ve been working on a new version for nearly 3 years now, and just haven’t paid much attention to the existing versions. Fear not! I haven’t abandoned it! The DSM fix will...

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CometWatch-n-stuff

CometWatch-n-stuff

Thanks to all of you who have picked up CometWatch (and to Space.com for reporting it). A couple of things I wanted to do missed the release simply because I found either no way to slow up Comet ISON for a few extra days, nor was I able to integrate iOS 7’s new CoreTimeTravel framework to zip me back a few days for that “extra edge.” But for the main task to help you located ISON, particularly after closest approach, it does...

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Weird Crap in Mike’s Place, 1.0

Weird Crap in Mike’s Place, 1.0

Now for a semi-regular column that I am titling: Weird Crap in Mike’s place. Because, I have a whole lot of weird crap, nice crap, but still rather odd. So the first installment rolls the clock back to 2010. It was that fateful day that makes all Mac-heads go squeeee! April 3, 2010, launch day for the iPad 1.  Naturally I had to go and make the pilgrimage to the Palo Alto store and join the happy throngs waiting to get their collective mitts on...

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