Previously, on Daring Fireball

April 2014

The Nocera Chronicles     15 Apr 2014

No One Said Following Is Easy     14 Apr 2014

Rethinking What We Mean by ‘Mobile Web’      8 Apr 2014

March 2014

Wouldn’t Have Happened If Tim Cook Had Been in Charge     27 Mar 2014

The Truthiness of Apple’s Decline     18 Mar 2014

The Ecosystem Chess Game     14 Mar 2014

February 2014

From the Department of Fitting Facts to the Narrative     28 Feb 2014

Working Backwards to the Technology     25 Feb 2014

On the Timing of iOS’s SSL Vulnerability and Apple’s ‘Addition’ to the NSA’s PRISM Program     22 Feb 2014

Microsoft, Past and Future      4 Feb 2014

January 2014

That’s No Lemonade. That’s a Space Station.     30 Jan 2014

Special     29 Jan 2014

On Google’s Acquisition of Nest     13 Jan 2014

December 2013

Thoughts on Google Glass     30 Dec 2013

2013: The Year in Apple and Technology at Large     27 Dec 2013

Lightning, the Epitome of Apple      4 Dec 2013

November 2013

The Retina iPad Mini     15 Nov 2013

Rockstar, Patent-Holding Firm Partially Owned by Apple and Microsoft, Sues Google and Android Handset Makers      1 Nov 2013

October 2013

The iPad Air     29 Oct 2013

Thoughts and Observations Regarding This Week’s Apple Event Introducing the iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini     26 Oct 2013

iMessage End-to-End Encryption: We Have to Take Apple’s Word for It     19 Oct 2013

Apple and China     15 Oct 2013

Design Quality and Customer Delight as Sustainable Advantages      9 Oct 2013

Apple’s Stock Price After Product Announcements      4 Oct 2013

September 2013

Vesper: What’s New and What’s Next     27 Sep 2013

The iPhone 5S and 5C     17 Sep 2013

Thoughts and Observations on Today’s iPhone 5C and 5S Introduction     10 Sep 2013

More on Nintendo and Handheld Gaming      6 Sep 2013

Nintendo in Motion      1 Sep 2013

August 2013

The Case for a New Lower-Cost iPhone     13 Aug 2013

July 2013

Fitting the Facts to the Narrative     31 Jul 2013

‘Everybody Loves Bob’     29 Jul 2013

June 2013

It’s Been a While Since I’ve Done the Thing Where I Quote the Entirety (or Nearly So) of an Article and Then Dissect/Comment Upon It Line-by-Line, but I Do Still Have a Taste for It, Even Though in This Particular Case It’s a Month Late     20 Jun 2013

‘This Is Our Signature’: iOS 7     10 Jun 2013

WWDC 2013 Expectations      9 Jun 2013

May 2013

All the Mashed Potatoes     16 May 2013

Google Versus     15 May 2013

Facebook Home and Dogfooding     14 May 2013

April 2013

Web Apps vs. Native Apps Is Still a Thing     30 Apr 2013

If Not for Android, Where Would the iPhone Be?     29 Apr 2013

Pricing and Profit Consistency and the Halo Effect     17 Apr 2013

March 2013

Everything Else     19 Mar 2013

Ceding the Crown     15 Mar 2013

Open and Shut      1 Mar 2013

February 2013

When All You Have Is an ‘Apple Is Doomed Without Steve Jobs’ Hammer, Everything Looks Like a Nail     27 Feb 2013

The Rise of Bounding Asterisks in Lieu of Italicization for Styling Text      6 Feb 2013

The C Word      5 Feb 2013

January 2013

It’s Earnings Day, So Everyone Needs to Squeeze the Last Bit of Jackassery From Last Quarter’s Tube of AAPL Paste     23 Jan 2013

The Trend Against Skeuomorphic Textures and Effects in User Interface Design     18 Jan 2013

How to Create Retina-Caliber Favicons      4 Jan 2013

December 2012

A Big Misunderstanding     20 Dec 2012

Google Maps for iPhone     13 Dec 2012

Why ‘The Daily’ Failed      3 Dec 2012

November 2012

Miscellaneous Thoughts and Observations on iTunes 11     29 Nov 2012

Best Dell Ad Ever     13 Nov 2012

Seriously, Apple Is Doomed      9 Nov 2012

October 2012

The iPad Mini     30 Oct 2012

Forstall Out; Ive Up     29 Oct 2012

Thoughts on the Display, Price, and Name of the Impending Smaller iPad     18 Oct 2012

Kindle Paperwhite     10 Oct 2012

Snappli and Claims of iOS Maps App Usage Plummeting      1 Oct 2012

September 2012

On the Timing of Apple’s Map Switch     26 Sep 2012

Get the Fainting Chair     26 Sep 2012

The iPhone 5     18 Sep 2012

Thoughts and Observations Regarding Yesterday’s iPhone 5 and Music Event     13 Sep 2012

Amazon’s Play     11 Sep 2012

Homage vs. Rip-Off      5 Sep 2012

August 2012

Sharing the Stage     23 Aug 2012

Thinking This iPad Mini Thing Even Througher     14 Aug 2012

Pixel Perfect     13 Aug 2012

July 2012

Inspired by Sony     31 Jul 2012

Mountain Lion     25 Jul 2012

Let’s Try to Think This iPad Mini Thing All the Way Through      9 Jul 2012

The iPhone and Disruption: Five Years In      2 Jul 2012

June 2012

Surface: Between a Rock and a Hardware Place     20 Jun 2012

Three Takeaways From Today’s WWDC Keynote     11 Jun 2012

May 2012

Let’s Have Some Fun Reading Way Too Much Into the Preliminary Schedule for WWDC 2012     30 May 2012

A Few Words About The Talk Show     29 May 2012

More on Apple’s Removal of Airfoil Speakers Touch From the App Store     24 May 2012

How Apple Could Play the Bigger-Display iPhone Thing at WWDC, Which I Swear, I’m Still Not Convinced Is for Real But We’re Getting to the Point Where There’s an Awful Lot of Smoke for There Not to Be a Fire So Let’s Run With It     23 May 2012

iOS Low-Hanging Fruit     11 May 2012

Connect the Dots      7 May 2012

April 2012

Putting iPad Sales in Context     25 Apr 2012

Flashback and the E-Word      9 Apr 2012

Apple’s Highest Priority Is Obviousness      5 Apr 2012

March 2012

Separating the Baby From the Bath Water     20 Mar 2012

iPad (3)     14 Mar 2012

Only Apple      8 Mar 2012

February 2012

Cookies and Privacy     24 Feb 2012

Mountain Lion     16 Feb 2012

Walter Isaacson’s ‘Steve Jobs’     14 Feb 2012

The ‘Apple Should Be Worried If Anyone Else Has Any Success Whatsoever’ School of Thought     10 Feb 2012

January 2012

I’ma Set It Straight, This Watergate     24 Jan 2012

On the Proprietary Nature of the iBooks Author File Format     20 Jan 2012

Regarding the Scope of Apple’s Education Initiative     18 Jan 2012

Why Are Android Smartphones Bigger Than the iPhone?     17 Jan 2012

On the Behavior of the iPhone Mute Switch     13 Jan 2012

The Church of Market Share      9 Jan 2012

Spaghetti Against the Wall      6 Jan 2012

You Do Not Need to Manually Manage iOS Multitasking      4 Jan 2012

December 2011

Seeing It     31 Dec 2011

Merry     25 Dec 2011

The New Twitter (R.I.P. Tweetie)      8 Dec 2011

Rootkit, Eh?      1 Dec 2011

Translation From Corporate Jargon Doublespeak to English of Carrier IQ’s ‘Media Alert’       1 Dec 2011

November 2011

Fun With Numbers     23 Nov 2011

Getting Steve Jobs Wrong     18 Nov 2011

The Type of Companies That Publish Future Concept Videos      1 Nov 2011

October 2011

Apps Are the New Channels     28 Oct 2011

The Just-Buy-Our-Devices Model     25 Oct 2011

Font Hipsters     19 Oct 2011

The iPhone 4S     12 Oct 2011

Thoughts and Observations Regarding This Week’s iPhone 4S Event, Written Almost Entirely Before Wednesday’s Sad News, But Which the Time Has Come to Publish Because Life Goes On      7 Oct 2011

Universe Dented, Grass Underfoot      6 Oct 2011

September 2011

Teardrop Skepticism     30 Sep 2011

Not So Fast on That ‘Samsung Official’     30 Sep 2011

Amazon’s New Kindles     28 Sep 2011

The Fall Event     21 Sep 2011

The Case for Going Metro-Only on ARM     20 Sep 2011

Metro     14 Sep 2011

All His Life Has He Looked Away, to the Future, to the Horizon. Never His Mind on Where He Was. What He Was Doing.     13 Sep 2011

Winning     12 Sep 2011

The New Apple Advantage      9 Sep 2011

Compromise      1 Sep 2011

August 2011

Resigned     24 Aug 2011

A Simple Explanation for Why HP Abandoned Palm and Is Getting Out of the PC Business     21 Aug 2011

Claim Chowder: Anders Bylund     18 Aug 2011

Balls     15 Aug 2011

More on Google and Patents      5 Aug 2011

Google: Patently Absurd      3 Aug 2011

July 2011

On Succeeding Steve Jobs     22 Jul 2011

The iPad’s Dominance of the Tablet Market     21 Jul 2011

Doesn’t Sound ‘Sober’ to Me     13 Jul 2011

On Attribution and Credit      1 Jul 2011

June 2011

On the N9 and MeeGo     23 Jun 2011

The Final Cut Pro X Backlash     22 Jun 2011

It’s All Software     14 Jun 2011

Demoted      6 Jun 2011

WWDC 2011 Prelude      5 Jun 2011

The Future of NetNewsWire: An Interview With Brent Simmons and Black Pixel’s Daniel Pasco      3 Jun 2011

Ice Water Enthusiast      3 Jun 2011

Why Windows 8 Is Fundamentally Flawed as a Response to the iPad      1 Jun 2011

May 2011

Measure Twice, Cut Once     23 May 2011

Twitter’s Shit Sandwich     18 May 2011

Wolf!      5 May 2011

April 2011

Magic     25 Apr 2011

Cutting That Cord     15 Apr 2011

Tweetbot 1.0     14 Apr 2011

March 2011

A Rule of Thumb: Pricing Should Be Simple     21 Mar 2011

The Evolution of SXSW Interactive     18 Mar 2011

Why the Nitro JavaScript Engine Isn’t Available to Apps Outside Mobile Safari in iOS 4.3     17 Mar 2011

Bending Over Backwards     10 Mar 2011

The iPad 2      9 Mar 2011

The Chair      3 Mar 2011

Dirty Percent      1 Mar 2011

February 2011

The Eleventh Hour     24 Feb 2011

The Next Six Months      9 Feb 2011

The Daily Wait      4 Feb 2011

The Verizon iPhone 4      2 Feb 2011

Push Pop Press      1 Feb 2011

Oceania: We Have Always Required Books From the Eurasian E-Bookstore to Be Sold Through Our In-App Purchasing System      1 Feb 2011

January 2011

Cold Water on the iPad 2 Retina Display Hype     18 Jan 2011

The Leave     17 Jan 2011

Too Late     13 Jan 2011

The Practical vs. Idealistic Scenarios for the Near-Term Future of Online Video     13 Jan 2011

Simple Questions for Google Regarding Chrome’s Dropping of H.264     11 Jan 2011

Bull’s-Eyes and Crosshairs      9 Jan 2011

Why Next Week’s Event Is Hosted by Verizon, Not Apple      7 Jan 2011

Uniformity vs. Individuality in Mac UI Design      7 Jan 2011

December 2010

Emotional Rescue     27 Dec 2010

Title Junk     20 Dec 2010

The Best Laid Plans     14 Dec 2010

The iOS and Android App Economies      9 Dec 2010

Viber      2 Dec 2010

November 2010

Video Support for AirPlay Is Limited in iOS 4.2     22 Nov 2010

News Corp’s Upcoming iPad App ‘The Daily’ to Pioneer New Recurring Subscription Billing     22 Nov 2010

Where Are the Android Killer Apps?     19 Nov 2010

Masquerading as Mobile Safari to Get Websites to Serve HTML5 Video to Safari on Mac OS X     12 Nov 2010

Apple’s Pricing Advantage      9 Nov 2010

Going Flash-Free on Mac OS X, and How to Cheat When You Need It      4 Nov 2010

Regarding the Idea of iPad Apps Running on Mac OS X      2 Nov 2010

October 2010

An Anthropomorphized White iPhone 4 Is Confronted Regarding Its Inability to Be Shipped     27 Oct 2010

The Air’s Spot in the Lineup     25 Oct 2010

Apple Is No Longer Bundling Flash Player With Mac OS X     22 Oct 2010

September 2010

Star-Struck     24 Sep 2010

Regarding Ashok Kumar’s Track Record on Apple     20 Sep 2010

A Facebook Phone?     20 Sep 2010

Then Welcome to Android     16 Sep 2010

What’s Next for Nokia?     15 Sep 2010

A Taste of What’s New in the Updated App Store License Agreement and New Review Guidelines      9 Sep 2010

Miscellaneous Observations Regarding the Gadgets That Were (and Were Not) Announced at Last Week’s Apple Event      8 Sep 2010

How Ping Might Grow      7 Sep 2010

August 2010

Getting There From Here, Where by ‘There’ I Mean a Web Where Flash Is Not a De Facto Standard Technology     31 Aug 2010

How to Judge the Battle Between Apple and Adobe Regarding Flash     30 Aug 2010

Creep Executive Officer     20 Aug 2010

January Jones     12 Aug 2010

N92     11 Aug 2010

Papermaster and That Damn Antenna      8 Aug 2010

Service: Open URLs in Safari Tabs      3 Aug 2010

July 2010

An Improved Liberal, Accurate Regex Pattern for Matching URLs     27 Jul 2010

Sorry, No, I’m Not Going to Write a Piece Arguing That Dan Lyons Is a Jackass     22 Jul 2010

Antennagate Addendum     21 Jul 2010

Antennagate Bottom Line     20 Jul 2010

Translation From Apple’s Unique Dialect of PR-Speak to English of the ‘Letter From Apple Regarding iPhone 4’      2 Jul 2010

iPhone 4 3G Data Performance      1 Jul 2010

June 2010

4     29 Jun 2010

FaceTime and the iPod Touch     23 Jun 2010

Marble Mystery Solved     22 Jun 2010

Apple’s System Apps     21 Jun 2010

WWDC 2010 Wrap-Up     18 Jun 2010

‘First to Do It’ vs. ‘First to Do It Right’     17 Jun 2010

I’ll Tell You What’s Fair     16 Jun 2010

iPhone 4 Impressions and Observations      7 Jun 2010

One Year      7 Jun 2010

Countering the Perception That the iPhone OS Is Too Closed      3 Jun 2010

The Good and the Bad Regarding AT&T’s New Data Plans      2 Jun 2010

May 2010

Tynt, the Copy/Paste Jerks     28 May 2010

Post-I/O Thoughts     22 May 2010

iPad and Android Web Traffic Share     19 May 2010

John Paczkowski’s Interview With Adobe Co-Founder Chuck Geschke     17 May 2010

Adobe Flash: Almost as Open as Microsoft Office     14 May 2010

Where in the World Is Jesus Diaz?     14 May 2010

Regarding John Nack on Apple’s Control Over Native iPhone OS Software     13 May 2010

Apple-Verizon Political Calculus, 2010 Edition     12 May 2010

April 2010

Middleware and Section 3.3.1     30 Apr 2010

Gizmodo and the Prototype iPhone     22 Apr 2010

Why 960 × 640     19 Apr 2010

It’s Not the Control, It’s the Secrecy     16 Apr 2010

Mobile Multitasking     14 Apr 2010

A Brief Review of Opera Mini for iPhone     13 Apr 2010

Reading Between the iPhone OS 4.0 Lines      9 Apr 2010

Why Apple Changed Section 3.3.1      8 Apr 2010

New iPhone Developer Agreement Bans the Use of Adobe’s Flash-to-iPhone Compiler      8 Apr 2010

The iPad      7 Apr 2010

The Kids Are All Right      2 Apr 2010

March 2010

Generals’ War     26 Mar 2010

On Submarine Patents vis-à-vis H.264 and Ogg Theora     24 Mar 2010

GIF, H.264, and Patents     22 Mar 2010

Hope You Enjoy the Smell of Napalm in the Morning     19 Mar 2010

Mozilla, Video, and Mobile Computing     18 Mar 2010

An Ode to DiskWarrior, SuperDuper, and Dropbox     15 Mar 2010

iPhone Apps on the iPad      8 Mar 2010

Attention Is the Real Resource      5 Mar 2010

A Thought Regarding the Old Apple-v.-Microsoft ‘Look and Feel’ Lawsuit      4 Mar 2010

This Apple-HTC Patent Thing      3 Mar 2010

Assorted Brief Observations and Thoughts Regarding Windows Phone 7      1 Mar 2010

February 2010

Yet More on the Unfolding Future-of-Flash-and-the-Web Saga     26 Feb 2010

Tits and Apps     25 Feb 2010

The Whole Thing About Adobe’s Flash Player Not Having Access to H.264 Hardware Acceleration on Mac OS X     20 Feb 2010

Macworld Expo Prelude      9 Feb 2010

What if Flash Were an Open Standard?      1 Feb 2010

January 2010

Who Can Do Something About Those Blue Boxes?     30 Jan 2010

Various and Assorted Thoughts and Observations Regarding the Just-Announced iPad     28 Jan 2010

The iPad Big Picture     27 Jan 2010

‘A String of Masterpieces’     26 Jan 2010

Apple, Adobe, and Flash     25 Jan 2010

Apple, Google, Bing, and Search     21 Jan 2010

The Original Tablet     14 Jan 2010

Tablet Musings      7 Jan 2010

December 2009

The Tablet     31 Dec 2009

Why the HTML5 ‘Video’ Element Is Effectively Unusable, Even in Browsers Which Support It     21 Dec 2009

More on PastryKit     17 Dec 2009

PastryKit     15 Dec 2009

Who Do You Believe, Randall Stross or Your Own Lying Eyes?     13 Dec 2009

November 2009

A Liberal, Accurate Regex Pattern for Matching URLs     27 Nov 2009

iPhone Web Apps as an Alternative to the App Store     23 Nov 2009

Maybe Instead of Two Cars, You Just Need a Car and a Bicycle     20 Nov 2009

The OS Opportunity     18 Nov 2009

Oh Joe You Didn’t     15 Nov 2009

The Airfoil Speakers Touch Situation     13 Nov 2009

The Yankees      9 Nov 2009

Pinching and the Droid      2 Nov 2009

October 2009

Regarding Apple TV     30 Oct 2009

Regarding Joe Wilcox’s ‘iPhone Cannot Win the Smartphone Wars’ Piece     28 Oct 2009

Pound the Quality     27 Oct 2009

Herd Mentality     23 Oct 2009

Apple Netbook Claim Chowder     21 Oct 2009

Microsoft’s Competition for Windows 7     15 Oct 2009

C:\ONGRTLNS.OSX      7 Oct 2009

September 2009

Snow Leopard Adoption Rate     21 Sep 2009

How Should Mac Apps Be Distributed?     17 Sep 2009

Snow Leopard Compatibility Tweaks for That Thing I Wrote in January About Writing AppleScripts That Dynamically Target Either Safari or WebKit     14 Sep 2009

iTunes and Cocoa     11 Sep 2009

It’s Only Rock and Roll Event Prelude      8 Sep 2009

Regarding WordPress and Security      6 Sep 2009

More on the Snow Leopard/Old Version of Flash Brouhaha      5 Sep 2009

Regarding the Brouhaha Over the Version of Flash in Snow Leopard      4 Sep 2009

August 2009

So Dan Lyons Called     30 Aug 2009

How I Got the Google Voice/App Store Story Wrong     23 Aug 2009

Choice Nuggets From Apple’s Response to the FCC’s Inquiry Regarding the Rejection and Removal of Google Voice Apps From the App Store     21 Aug 2009

Regarding the Lack of Consistency in the Age Ratings for Wikipedia-Based iPhone Apps     21 Aug 2009

Android Opportunity Addenda     19 Aug 2009

The Android Opportunity     17 Aug 2009

Zune Apps     14 Aug 2009

Phil Schiller Responds Regarding Ninjawords and the App Store      6 Aug 2009

Ninjawords: iPhone Dictionary, Censored by Apple      4 Aug 2009

July 2009

Microsoft’s Long, Slow Decline     30 Jul 2009

Apple Rejects Google Voice Apps From App Store     28 Jul 2009

Pay Walls     24 Jul 2009

Charging for Access to News Sites     20 Jul 2009

Simplenote     16 Jul 2009

Putting What Little We Actually Know About Chrome OS Into Context     10 Jul 2009

Mobile Phone Keyboards      7 Jul 2009

Creating Ogg Theora Files on Mac OS X With ffmpeg2theora      2 Jul 2009

June 2009

Copy and Paste     26 Jun 2009

Apple’s Secrecy     23 Jun 2009

Regarding the WSJ’s Report That Steve Jobs Had a Liver Transplant     21 Jun 2009

WWDC 2009 Wrap-Up     17 Jun 2009

WWDC 2009 Predictions      7 Jun 2009

Palm Saturday      5 Jun 2009

More on Palm’s WebOS ‘Media Sync’      2 Jun 2009

Why Palm’s WebOS ‘Media Sync’ iTunes Integration Can’t Be Legit      1 Jun 2009

May 2009

Excerpts From the Diary of an App Store Reviewer     29 May 2009

The Next iPhone     21 May 2009

Regarding the Verizon and ‘iPhone Lite’ Rumors      1 May 2009

April 2009

Twitter Clients Are a UI Design Playground     24 Apr 2009

How to Block the DiggBar      9 Apr 2009

New Daring Fireball T-Shirts      6 Apr 2009

Complex      1 Apr 2009

March 2009

Obsession Times Voice     27 Mar 2009

Observations, Complaints, Quibbles, and Suggestions Regarding the Safari 4 Public Beta Released One Week Ago, Roughly in Order of Importance      4 Mar 2009

February 2009

Lost in the Shuffle     28 Feb 2009

Best Picture     23 Feb 2009

Untitled Document Syndrome     20 Feb 2009

Apple on the Mind at MWC     18 Feb 2009

Copying the Wrong Thing     17 Feb 2009

Anti-Bootlegging Measures and the iPhone App Store     11 Feb 2009

Apple, Google, and Palm     10 Feb 2009

‘Do Shell Script’ and Premature Optimization      5 Feb 2009

January 2009

Writing AppleScripts That Dynamically Target Either Safari or WebKit     30 Jan 2009

The Truth     23 Jan 2009

NetNewsWire and iPhone-Sized Data     21 Jan 2009

Godspeed     14 Jan 2009

Macworld Expo 2009 Predictions      5 Jan 2009

December 2008

E.T.     27 Dec 2008

Private     22 Dec 2008

That He Not Busy Being Born Is Busy Dying     18 Dec 2008

Apple ‘Netbooks’, Eh?     16 Dec 2008

Bang     11 Dec 2008

Deep Green      9 Dec 2008

Regarding the John Does in Apple’s Amended Complaint Against Ersatz Mac Cloner Psystar      6 Dec 2008

DF Paraphernalia      3 Dec 2008

November 2008

The Richard Solo 1800 iPhone/iPod Backup Battery     25 Nov 2008

Treating URL Protocol Schemes as Cruft     24 Nov 2008

Google Mobile Uses Private iPhone APIs     19 Nov 2008

iPhone-Optimized Google Search Results     17 Nov 2008

Flagging Messages From iPhone Mail     14 Nov 2008

Executive Scuttlebutt     12 Nov 2008

More Notes on Notes      7 Nov 2008

Tangled Up in White      6 Nov 2008

A Fantastic Monument      5 Nov 2008

iPhone-Likeness      3 Nov 2008

Regarding Opera Mini and the App Store      1 Nov 2008

October 2008

The Richard Solo iPhone/iPod Backup Battery     28 Oct 2008

Good RAM Prices From Apple on New MacBooks     24 Oct 2008

The Phone Company     22 Oct 2008

Translation From Weasel-Speak to English of the Entirety of Duncan Riley’s Second Post-MacBook-Introduction-Event Update to His Widely-Cited Week-Ago Report That Apple Was Going to Announce an ‘$800 Laptop’     16 Oct 2008

Listen to Tim Cook     15 Oct 2008

Today’s Claim Chowder     14 Oct 2008

Contains Spoilers     14 Oct 2008

The iPhone 3G      8 Oct 2008

In the Background      6 Oct 2008

The Fear      2 Oct 2008

September 2008

Adobe Speaks of Flash Player for iPhone     30 Sep 2008

Regarding Apple’s Direct Sales of Unlocked, Contract-Free iPhones in Hong Kong     30 Sep 2008

Are App Store Rejections Really Covered by the NDA?     24 Sep 2008

Digging Deeper     20 Sep 2008

There’s Nothing There     18 Sep 2008

W/r/t DFW     16 Sep 2008

Things That Podcaster’s Rejection From the App Store Is Not About     15 Sep 2008

The App Store’s Exclusionary Policies     12 Sep 2008

Greatly Exaggerated     11 Sep 2008

Notes and Observations Regarding Yesterday’s ‘Let’s Rock’ Apple Special Event     10 Sep 2008

August 2008

Raining on the OpenClip Parade     21 Aug 2008

Title Case Update     13 Aug 2008

Memoranda     11 Aug 2008

It’s a Core Location Blacklist      8 Aug 2008

Is the iPhone NDA About Patents?      7 Aug 2008

iPhone, iCal, and CalDAV      5 Aug 2008

iPhone Calendar Syncing      1 Aug 2008

July 2008

Not Yet Squirrelly     24 Jul 2008

WebKit Performance on iPhone OS X 2.0     20 Jul 2008

Distant and Remote     18 Jul 2008

Copy and Paste     15 Jul 2008

iPhone Display Color Temperature, and the Difference Between Builds 5A345 and 5A347 of the iPhone OS     14 Jul 2008

The App Store, Day One     10 Jul 2008

June 2008

Android Expectations     24 Jun 2008

Trade-Offs     24 Jun 2008

New Linked List Permalinks     21 Jun 2008

WWDC 2008 Miscellany     20 Jun 2008

Up Flash Creek Without a Paddle     17 Jun 2008

The iPhone 3G Upgrade Question     16 Jun 2008

Twice as Fast, Half the Price      9 Jun 2008

The Ins and Outs of Snow Leopard      8 Jun 2008

‘Snow Leopard’ at WWDC      4 Jun 2008

me.com      1 Jun 2008

May 2008

Spaces in 10.5.3     30 May 2008

Mobile Me?     30 May 2008

Sixty-Six     27 May 2008

Title Case     20 May 2008

Why Apple Won’t Buy Adobe     14 May 2008

BlackBerry vs. iPhone      9 May 2008

Is This Microsoft-NBC ‘Copyright Cop’ Thing Bullshit or What?      8 May 2008

Regarding the iPhone Keyboard      5 May 2008

Subsidize This      2 May 2008

April 2008

Big Fan     28 Apr 2008

Stopped Clock     25 Apr 2008

The Unsatisfying State of Twitter Web Clients for the iPhone     17 Apr 2008

The Invisible Bit     15 Apr 2008

How Much Money Does Apple Get From Google?     11 Apr 2008

Mac OS X’s ‘Search in Google’ Safari Tie-In     10 Apr 2008

Safari’s Tab Dragging Modes      9 Apr 2008

Firefox 3 vs. Safari 3 Addenda      8 Apr 2008

Firefox 3 vs. Safari 3      5 Apr 2008

The $64,000 Question      3 Apr 2008

March 2008

Get Your Helmet On     31 Mar 2008

T-Shirts and Memberships, 2008     26 Mar 2008

Quoting Attribution Bug in Apple Mail After Upgrading to Safari 3.1     26 Mar 2008

Update     23 Mar 2008

Regarding That Fucking Headline     20 Mar 2008

How Leander Kahney Got Everything Wrong by Being an Irredeemable Jackass     20 Mar 2008

Apple Mail and the Control Key     18 Mar 2008

So Who’s In Already?     17 Mar 2008

Foot, Meet Bullet     15 Mar 2008

The Flip Side of the Multitasking Argument     14 Mar 2008

Confusion Regarding iPhone Developer Beta Program     14 Mar 2008

One App at a Time     14 Mar 2008

More Questions      7 Mar 2008

iPhone Enterprise and SDK: First Impressions and Questions      6 Mar 2008

ExpanDrive      4 Mar 2008

iPhone SDK Rumors and Speculation      3 Mar 2008

February 2008

Just the Internet     22 Feb 2008

Flim-Flash     21 Feb 2008

Leopard Details: Anchored Row Selection in NSTableView     20 Feb 2008

The Appeal of the MacBook Air     15 Feb 2008

Flash on iPhone Political Calculus     13 Feb 2008

News Flash: No Flash     12 Feb 2008

Using FastScripts as a Lightweight Alternative to Growl      8 Feb 2008

Devil’s Advocate      7 Feb 2008

Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang’s Company-Wide Memo Regarding the Microsoft Takeover Bid      6 Feb 2008

Some of the Tweets All of the Time vs. All of the Tweets Some of the Time      5 Feb 2008

Microsoft Offers $44.6 Billion for Yahoo      1 Feb 2008

January 2008

My Favorite CARS Moment     31 Jan 2008

Apple First Quarter 2008 Results     23 Jan 2008

Why the Mac Doesn’t Seem Viable for For-Profit Malware     21 Jan 2008

Keynote Roundup     16 Jan 2008

The Talk Show, or at Least Half of It, Live at Macworld     16 Jan 2008

The MacBook Air     15 Jan 2008

iTunes Terms of Service Update for Movie Rentals     15 Jan 2008

Macworld Expo Predictions     14 Jan 2008

Macworld Expo Prelude     13 Jan 2008

Advertising on Daring Fireball     12 Jan 2008

Where Keyboard Shortcuts Win      3 Jan 2008

The Way the Camera Follows Us in Slo-Mo      2 Jan 2008

December 2007

Gina Keating, Ace Reporter     30 Dec 2007

Yet Another in the Ongoing Series Wherein I Examine a Piece of Supposedly Serious Apple Analysis From a Major Media Outlet and Dissect Its Inaccuracies, Fabrications, and Exaggerations Point-by-Point, Despite the Fact That No Matter How Egregious the Inaccuracies / Fabrications / Exaggerations, Such Pieces Inevitably Lead to Accusations That I’m Some Sort of Knee-Jerk Shill Who Rails Against Anything ‘Anti-Apple’ Simply for the Sake of Defending Apple, and if I Love Apple So Much Why Don’t I Just Marry Them?     19 Dec 2007

‘message:’ URLs in Leopard Mail      4 Dec 2007

Anti-Aliasing on the iPhone      1 Dec 2007

November 2007

DUM     19 Nov 2007

Bento     14 Nov 2007

Apple Needs a Nikon      2 Nov 2007

October 2007

Happy Halloween, Savvy?     31 Oct 2007

Shipping Means Prioritizing     30 Oct 2007

Blue in the Face     29 Oct 2007

Leopard     26 Oct 2007

I Believe in Murphy’s Law     26 Oct 2007

Feedery     25 Oct 2007

Family     24 Oct 2007

Everything’s Coming Up Milhouse     23 Oct 2007

The iPhone and Web Apps     19 Oct 2007

Let the Tea Leaf Reading Begin     19 Oct 2007

Pre-Order Leopard Via DF Amazon Affiliate Links     16 Oct 2007

Total Music, Uh-Huh     12 Oct 2007

The ‘Un’ in ‘Unsupported’     10 Oct 2007

Cancel Computer      5 Oct 2007

A Solomonic Solution to Leopard’s Dock Problem      3 Oct 2007

Forever Is a Long Time      3 Oct 2007

The New Zunes      2 Oct 2007

September 2007

New iPhone 1.1.1 Features, Which May or May Not Be Old News to iPod Touch Owners     28 Sep 2007

More on the Amazon MP3 Store     26 Sep 2007

The Amazon MP3 Store and Amazon MP3 Downloader     25 Sep 2007

Hacking the iPhone Notes App for the Admittedly Nit-Picky Purpose of Changing the Text Font to Helvetica     25 Sep 2007

Actually, Not Much Better at All This Late Than Never     21 Sep 2007

An Important Public Service Announcement Regarding Marker Felt on the iPhone     19 Sep 2007

Notes and Observations Regarding Apple’s Announcements From ‘The Beat Goes On’ Special Event, Which, Inexplicably, I Didn’t Bother to Publish Two Weeks Ago When They Were Relevant     19 Sep 2007

Interesting Tidbits Gleaned From the iPod Touch Features Guide     14 Sep 2007

The Ringtones Racket     13 Sep 2007

Ways in Which iTunes’s Just-Released Official Ringtone Support Is Weird, Rude, and/or Just Plain Buggy     12 Sep 2007

Scratch That Its      9 Sep 2007

I’ll Show You ‘Subpar’      8 Sep 2007

That Product Transition      7 Sep 2007

The Price Cut Heard Round the World      7 Sep 2007

It Is Estimated That NBC Could Not Have Screwed This iTunes Thing Up Any Worse      1 Sep 2007

August 2007

Rethinking Email     27 Aug 2007

Itso     25 Aug 2007

Feedback     16 Aug 2007

C4[1] Photoset on Flickr     15 Aug 2007

C4[1] in a Nut     15 Aug 2007

Clipboard and Text Selection : iPhone :: Arrow Keys : Original Macintosh      9 Aug 2007

Fake Steve, Unmasked      6 Aug 2007

Taking Stock      2 Aug 2007

Dateline NBC’s Report on Stolen iPods      2 Aug 2007

July 2007

Scott Moritz and TheStreet.com’s Million iPhone La‑La Land     31 Jul 2007

Regarding the Daring Fireball RSS Feed     30 Jul 2007

BusinessWeek: ‘Taking the iPhone Apart’     27 Jul 2007

iSuppli     26 Jul 2007

iPhone Fonts     20 Jul 2007

Simple Inbox Archiving Script for Apple Mail     16 Jul 2007

‘OS X iPod’ Nonsense     15 Jul 2007

Regarding OS X-Based iPods     13 Jul 2007

Selected Wi-Fi Network Names My iPhone Discovered While I Walked to the Grocery Store Yesterday     13 Jul 2007

On Top     11 Jul 2007

Non-Top-Posting Reply Scripts for Apple Mail     10 Jul 2007

Jackass of the Week: MSNBC’s Bob Sullivan      9 Jul 2007

Josh Quittner Returns His iPhone      6 Jul 2007

The New Leopard Dock and the HIG      5 Jul 2007

June 2007

iPhone First Impressions     30 Jun 2007

Acting Up     27 Jun 2007

iPhone Doubter of the Year     26 Jun 2007

Regarding the 80 GB iPhone Capacity in the Activation and Sync Video     26 Jun 2007

Straws, Grasping Thereat     25 Jun 2007

New High-Water Mark in iPhone Jackassery     23 Jun 2007

Apple Cynic Watch: Slate’s Jack Shafer     22 Jun 2007

Exchange Exchange     19 Jun 2007

WWDC 2007 Keynote News     11 Jun 2007

An Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal Interface Theme Shows Up for the WWDC Preview Build of Mac OS X Leopard      9 Jun 2007

The High-Resolution 17-Inch MacBook Pro      7 Jun 2007

Regarding iTunes Plus Metadata      6 Jun 2007

iPhone: Using Cell Towers for Positioning?      6 Jun 2007

Taps      4 Jun 2007

iPhone SDK, iPhone SDK! Wherefore Art Thou iPhone SDK?      1 Jun 2007

May 2007

Yojimbo Import Scripts for Mailsmith and NetNewsWire     29 May 2007

Enjackass     22 May 2007

Microsoft and Yahoo, Sitting in a Tree      5 May 2007

New Shirt Schedule      4 May 2007

Regarding Harry McCracken’s Departure From PC World      4 May 2007

The iPhone’s Funny Price      1 May 2007

April 2007

Google Lucky Search Scripts for ThisService     27 Apr 2007

Interview: Dino Dai Zovi     26 Apr 2007

Coda     24 Apr 2007

In My World     23 Apr 2007

Regarding the Membership Drive     22 Apr 2007

Another Look at These Swell T-Shirts     16 Apr 2007

Membership Drive and Contest Reminder     16 Apr 2007

Bottleneck     13 Apr 2007

The Limited Edition Swap Meat DF T-Shirt     12 Apr 2007

A Wee Bit More on AAC, Ogg, and MP3     10 Apr 2007

Some Facts About AAC     10 Apr 2007

Apple Computer      6 Apr 2007

A Quick, Possibly Incomplete Guide to What Gets Installed by the Google Desktop Installer      4 Apr 2007

EMI to Offer DRM-Free Online Music      2 Apr 2007

March 2007

Rip This Joint     30 Mar 2007

T-Shirt Upgrade for Recent Membership Sign-Ups     30 Mar 2007

The New Daring Fireball T-Shirts     29 Mar 2007

Regarding the Members-Only Feeds     28 Mar 2007

Creating New Text Files From the Finder’s Contextual Menu     27 Mar 2007

The 2007 Daring Fireball Membership Drive     26 Mar 2007

A Few ‘Deal With It’ Follow-Up Points     25 Mar 2007

Deal With It     23 Mar 2007

LogoMaid Rips Off Dan Cederholm’s SimpleBits Logo, and Then Things Get Weird     22 Mar 2007

JavaScript Bookmarklet Builder     19 Mar 2007

Like a Sponge     17 Mar 2007

Let’s Have a Panel on What We Didn’t Like About SXSW 2007     16 Mar 2007

Show Me      5 Mar 2007

Blank Slate      4 Mar 2007

February 2007

Regarding Dori Smith’s Comparison of Gender Diversity Among Speakers at Web Conferences to the Authors of Bestselling JavaScript Books     25 Feb 2007

Regarding Kottke’s Piece on Gender Diversity at Web Conferences     23 Feb 2007

Would Apple Mix DRM and Non-DRM Music at the iTunes Store?     22 Feb 2007

Fair Enough     21 Feb 2007

Using Dynamic Scripting Languages for Mac OS X Application Development     20 Feb 2007

Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Macrovision CEO Fred Amoroso’s Response to Steve Jobs’s ‘Thoughts on Music’     16 Feb 2007

SXSW 2007: The Design Aesthetic of the Indie Developer     13 Feb 2007

Command, Option, Control     12 Feb 2007

Reading Between the Lines of Steve Jobs’s ‘Thoughts on Music’      7 Feb 2007

More Crap From Rob Enderle on the iPhone      5 Feb 2007

Lies, Damned Lies, and Bill Gates      2 Feb 2007

Interarchy Interview: Peter N Lewis and Matthew Drayton      1 Feb 2007

January 2007

Sometimes I Wonder Whether Rob Enderle Is Just Pulling Our Legs     25 Jan 2007

‘Word Count’ Script for ThisService     24 Jan 2007

OS X     16 Jan 2007

Daring Fireball Live at Macworld Expo     15 Jan 2007

At ARM’s Length     10 Jan 2007

Macworld Expo 2007 Predictions      9 Jan 2007

Daring Fireball, Live Tuesday at Macworld Expo      8 Jan 2007

Speaking of Clowns      3 Jan 2007

December 2006

I Sold My App Through MacHeist and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt     18 Dec 2006

Getting the Size of Your Display With AppleScript, the Lazy Way     16 Dec 2006

The Iniquities of the Selfish     12 Dec 2006

Microsoft Rips Off Apple’s Workgroup Manager Icon     11 Dec 2006

Conjectural Transcript of the Upcoming Negotiations Between Apple and Universal Music      5 Dec 2006

OmniVapor      1 Dec 2006

November 2006

Did Microsoft Copy the Wrong iPod?     29 Nov 2006

Palm CEO Ed Colligan’s Head Seems to be Stuck Somewhere     28 Nov 2006

DMG Kernel Panic Security Issue     21 Nov 2006

Pinprick     20 Nov 2006

Jackass of the Week: Larry Seltzer     19 Nov 2006

‘Beta’ Is Not an Excuse     13 Nov 2006

I’d Buy That for a Dollar     10 Nov 2006

Stikkit      9 Nov 2006

Why Is Adobe Soundbooth Intel-Only?      2 Nov 2006

October 2006

Can I Get an ‘Hallelujah’ for Auto-Completion With the Esc and F5 Keys?     27 Oct 2006

Yet More Jackasses: Neal Mueller and the Business Editors of The Washington Post     26 Oct 2006

Jackass of the Week: Rush Limbaugh     25 Oct 2006

My Jackass Stamp Is Running Out of Ink     20 Oct 2006

Jackasses of the Week: Gartner Analysts Mark Stahlman and Charles Smulders     19 Oct 2006

Feed Me     18 Oct 2006

Membership Renewal     17 Oct 2006

Using Keyboard Maestro to Intercept Keyboard Shortcuts Usurped by the System     16 Oct 2006

Processing Processes     13 Oct 2006

How to Determine if a Certain App Is Running Using AppleScript and Perl     10 Oct 2006

BBColors 1.0      8 Oct 2006

Some Assembly Required      5 Oct 2006

Brand New      2 Oct 2006

September 2006

New in 10.4.8: Zoom Using Scroll Wheel     29 Sep 2006

Generalissimo Francisco Franco: Still Dead; Kieren McCarthy: Still a Jackass     28 Sep 2006

Jackass of the Week: Kieren McCarthy     26 Sep 2006

The AirPort Security Update and the Supposed MacBook Wi-Fi Hack     21 Sep 2006

Regarding the Features and Capabilities of the Various Fifth Generation iPods     20 Sep 2006

Regarding Analyst Speculation on iPod Pricing     18 Sep 2006

Showtime: The New iPods     15 Sep 2006

High on Vapor Fumes     15 Sep 2006

Showtime: The Big Picture     13 Sep 2006

Buy New iPods From Amazon and Support Daring Fireball     12 Sep 2006

Lies, Damned Lies, and MacBook Wi-Fi Hacks     11 Sep 2006

Update on the MacBook Wi-Fi Exploit Challenge      5 Sep 2006

An Open Challenge to David Maynor and Jon Ellch      1 Sep 2006

August 2006

Vacation, All I Ever Wanted     30 Aug 2006

A Bit More Regarding the MacBook Wireless Security Saga     23 Aug 2006

The Curious Case of the Supposed MacBook Wi-Fi Hack     21 Aug 2006

Jackass of the Week: Paul Thurrott     18 Aug 2006

Site Preferences and T-Shirts     17 Aug 2006

Regarding the Hardware Announcements at WWDC 2006     16 Aug 2006

WWDC Prelude      6 Aug 2006

Highly Selective      4 Aug 2006

Regarding Brian Krebs’s Reporting on the Supposed MacBook Wi-Fi Exploit      3 Aug 2006

July 2006

Magic 8-Ball Answers Your Questions Regarding Microsoft’s ‘Zune’     25 Jul 2006

Standing in Line With Mr. Jimmy     15 Jul 2006

The Mac OS X Tipping Point      8 Jul 2006

June 2006

Hot Off the Press     26 Jun 2006

Interoperability and DRM Are Mutually Exclusive     20 Jun 2006

Why Apple Won’t Open Source Its Apps     19 Jun 2006

And Oranges     15 Jun 2006

May 2006

Confidence Game     26 May 2006

‘Web Kit’ vs. ‘WebKit’     15 May 2006

The Last Pixel     12 May 2006

Tim Bray on iCal     12 May 2006

Jackass of the Week: Rob Glaser     11 May 2006

Goal      9 May 2006

Using .htaccess Redirection to Standardize Web Server Addresses      5 May 2006

More Aperture Dirt      4 May 2006

Good Journalism      2 May 2006

April 2006

Feed Me     30 Apr 2006

Aperture Dirt     28 Apr 2006

More on NSTextView’s ‘Smart’ Cut/Copy/Paste     27 Apr 2006

When ‘Smart’ Cut/Copy/Paste Attacks     26 Apr 2006

Cringely’s Machinations     22 Apr 2006

Initiative     20 Apr 2006

New T-Shirts     19 Apr 2006

O’Grady v. Superior Court     13 Apr 2006

Seriously, ‘Repair Permissions’ Is Voodoo     12 Apr 2006

Several Asinine and/or Risky Ideas Regarding Apple’s Strategy That Boot Camp Does Not Portend     10 Apr 2006

Windows: The New Classic      6 Apr 2006

‘Repair Permissions’ Is Not a Recommended Step When Applying System Updates      3 Apr 2006

March 2006

Adios Avie     31 Mar 2006

Stubborn Chronicle Staff Writer Is an Ignoramus     27 Mar 2006

The iPod Juggernaut     24 Mar 2006

The Annals of Journalism     10 Mar 2006

Speaking at SXSW     10 Mar 2006

Switching Is Afoot      8 Mar 2006

Familiarity Breeds a User Base      5 Mar 2006

February 2006

The Safari Shell Script Execution Exploit     22 Feb 2006

Joyeur     20 Feb 2006

Smart Crash Reports Addenda     13 Feb 2006

Bedecked      2 Feb 2006

January 2006

Smart Crash Reports     30 Jan 2006

Macworld Expo 2006 in Review     20 Jan 2006

iTunes MiniStore Is Now Opt-In     18 Jan 2006

iLife ’06 From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal Interface     13 Jan 2006

MWSF ’06 Predictions     10 Jan 2006

December 2005

Merry     26 Dec 2005

A Public Service Announcement Regarding ‘callto:’ URIs and Safari     16 Dec 2005

November 2005

‘Restart Apache’ AppleScript     30 Nov 2005

Full Metal Jacket Addenda     16 Nov 2005

Full Metal Jacket     11 Nov 2005

October 2005

Membership Numbers     27 Oct 2005

BBEdit and TextWrangler CSS Syntax Checker 1.0.1     26 Oct 2005

Prizes for 2005 Membership Drive     24 Oct 2005

Notes on Membership Information     24 Oct 2005

If It’s Wednesday, It Must Be Time for New Apple Product Announcements     19 Oct 2005

The Life     14 Oct 2005

Brief Observations Regarding the New Stuff Announced at Today’s Special Event     12 Oct 2005

Introducing Joyent      5 Oct 2005

Membership Renewal 2005      3 Oct 2005

September 2005

The English-Likeness Monster     27 Sep 2005

Rhymes With Ditty     21 Sep 2005

Wrong Folder Returned by ‘path to’ Command in System Events Tell Blocks     13 Sep 2005

The iTunes 5 Announcement From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal User Interface Theme      8 Sep 2005

BBEdit CSS Syntax Checker 1.0      6 Sep 2005

August 2005

Google Is an Advertising Company     29 Aug 2005

The GUIdebook Interview     18 Aug 2005

Star Star     11 Aug 2005

Trusted      6 Aug 2005

Notes on Notes      1 Aug 2005

July 2005

Location Validation in the Dashboard Weather Widget     22 Jul 2005

About the Footnotes     20 Jul 2005

Is That a Podcast in Your Pocket?     13 Jul 2005

Plugged Leaks      1 Jul 2005

June 2005

Shuffling     30 Jun 2005

Hacking Apple’s Weather Widget to Show the Time of the Last Update     27 Jun 2005

Making Book     23 Jun 2005

Together We Can Rule the Galaxy     10 Jun 2005

Bombs Away      8 Jun 2005

Classic Not Supported on Intel-Based Macs      6 Jun 2005

Intel-Apple Odds and Ends      5 Jun 2005

I’ll See You Intel      5 Jun 2005

Tiger Adoption Rate      4 Jun 2005

May 2005

Intel-mania     27 May 2005

I Suppose It Has to Be OK     20 May 2005

Dictionary Look-Ups From BBEdit, Mailsmith, and TextWrangler      7 May 2005

April 2005

The Tiger Details List     29 Apr 2005

The Fish Rots From the Head     27 Apr 2005

The Other Amazons     21 Apr 2005

Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Adobe’s ‘FAQ’ Regarding Their Acquisition of Macromedia     21 Apr 2005

Fun for the Whole Family     12 Apr 2005

It Depends on What the Meaning of the Word ‘Replace’ Is      7 Apr 2005

Point, Counterpoint: Mac OS X Is Great for Fortysomething Unix Hackers      4 Apr 2005

March 2005

Opening Files Together in a New BBEdit Text Window, Redux     30 Mar 2005

Pre-Order Tiger From Amazon     28 Mar 2005

Caching Out     26 Mar 2005

Font Caches Gone Wild     25 Mar 2005

Login Delays and Damaged Font Caches on Mac OS X 10.3     21 Mar 2005

On the Discovery Ruling in ‘Apple v. Does’     15 Mar 2005

On the Credibility of The New York Times     11 Mar 2005

If The New York Times Jumped Off a Bridge      8 Mar 2005

Nerve Touching      4 Mar 2005

Kill ‘nav-commenters.gif’      1 Mar 2005

February 2005

FireWire Hysteria     24 Feb 2005

How to Create an ‘App of the Year’     18 Feb 2005

Apps of the Year, 2004     16 Feb 2005

Marking Subscriptions as ‘Private’ in Bloglines     14 Feb 2005

Members-Only RSS Feeds Now Using HTTP Authentication     11 Feb 2005

Subscription Small Print      8 Feb 2005

Magic 8-Ball Answers Your Questions Regarding the ‘Napster To Go’ Subscription Service      6 Feb 2005

January 2005

Promotional Consideration     28 Jan 2005

Miscellaneous Updates/Corrections, Several of Which Aren’t Substantial Enough to Constitute a Full Article by Themselves, but Which Were Assembled Together Mainly as an Excuse to Use This Preposterously Long Title     26 Jan 2005

Small, Cheap, and Without a Display     16 Jan 2005

The Rumor Game      6 Jan 2005

Plugging Leaks      5 Jan 2005

Apple to Announce ‘iWork’ Office Suite?      3 Jan 2005

December 2004

Software Update Tips and Voodoo     28 Dec 2004

Markdown Licensing     17 Dec 2004

Markdown 1.0.1     17 Dec 2004

Paging Jennifer Beals     11 Dec 2004

Amazon Debauchery      5 Dec 2004

Flash Gordon      2 Dec 2004

November 2004

On the Placement of Linked List Content     24 Nov 2004

MDJ Reports Tim Bucher No Longer at Apple     20 Nov 2004

The True Story of Audion     12 Nov 2004

Additional Poofery     11 Nov 2004

Examining the Consistency of Your Poofs      2 Nov 2004

October 2004

iPod Mania     29 Oct 2004

iPod Daring Fireball Special Edition     26 Oct 2004

Does This Brushed Metal Stuff Really Even Matter?     22 Oct 2004

Today’s Theme: Themes     19 Oct 2004

Brushed Metal and the HIG     16 Oct 2004

PayPal Outage     12 Oct 2004

Gruber for Hire      8 Oct 2004

Still Not Much of a Joke      7 Oct 2004

Some Joke      6 Oct 2004

T-shirts Redux      5 Oct 2004

BBEdit Soft Wrap Toggling      4 Oct 2004

‘Rename Active Document’ Script for BBEdit      2 Oct 2004

September 2004

Windows Versus the World     30 Sep 2004

For Whatever Reasons     27 Sep 2004

Traffic and Readership     24 Sep 2004

Sponsor This     22 Sep 2004

Opening Files Together in a New BBEdit Text Window     17 Sep 2004

BBEdit 8     14 Sep 2004

MSN Music ‘iPod’ Help Page Updated Again      8 Sep 2004

MT Configuration Language Module for BBEdit 8      7 Sep 2004

You Can Choose Any Color You Want, as Long as It’s Black      3 Sep 2004

We’ve Never Even Heard of This ‘iTunes Music Store’ of Which You Speak      2 Sep 2004

August 2004

Apache Configuration Language Module for BBEdit 8     30 Aug 2004

Markdown 1.0     28 Aug 2004

OmniWeb 5.0     21 Aug 2004

Why 2004 Won’t Be Like 1984     16 Aug 2004

Things Unmentioned in the ‘Art of the Parlay’ Article, but of Which You Must Take My Word Were Left Out Because They Were Beside the Point, and Not Because I Was Unaware of Them     11 Aug 2004

The Art of the Parlay, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Platform Licensing and Market Share      7 Aug 2004

The Perl Email Project      2 Aug 2004

July 2004

Magic 8-Ball Answers Your Questions Regarding RealNetworks’ Harmony     30 Jul 2004

Properly Attired     25 Jul 2004

Awarded     23 Jul 2004

Membership Keys     14 Jul 2004

Spotlight on Spotlight     12 Jul 2004

Status      9 Jul 2004

Konfab Confab      6 Jul 2004

The Last-Minute Push      2 Jul 2004

Multiple Shirt Orders      2 Jul 2004

June 2004

Dashboard vs. Konfabulator     30 Jun 2004

Introducing the Linked List     28 Jun 2004

More Membership Prizes     25 Jun 2004

The Location Field Is the New Command Line     22 Jun 2004

Membership Giveaways     22 Jun 2004

Questions Regarding the Shirts and Membership     18 Jun 2004

Something Daring     16 Jun 2004

So Witty     11 Jun 2004

Misregistered      8 Jun 2004

Security Update      7 Jun 2004

Broken Windows      4 Jun 2004

May 2004

Security Cannot Be Spun     30 May 2004

An Ounce of Prevention     24 May 2004

About the Help Viewer Security Update, and, Also, Why I Don’t Think You Need Paranoid Android     23 May 2004

Using the ‘telnet’ URI Protocol to Delete Files     21 May 2004

Disabling Unsafe URI Handlers With RCDefaultApp     20 May 2004

Like a Lead Zeppelin     15 May 2004

Movable Type 3.0 Plug-In Compatibility     15 May 2004

Writing for Google     11 May 2004

What to Do When Your Energy Saver Prefs Panel Won’t Load      6 May 2004

Fixing Corrupt Preferences for Default Internet Helpers      5 May 2004

Just a Bunch of Links, but They’re Good Links, I Swear      1 May 2004

April 2004

If It Ain’t Broke     23 Apr 2004

Crying Wolf     16 Apr 2004

Preferences     12 Apr 2004

Sundry ‘Spray-On’ Clarifications and Corrections      6 Apr 2004

Ronco Spray-On Usability      1 Apr 2004

March 2004

Marcia, Marcia, Markdown     25 Mar 2004

Dive Into Markdown     19 Mar 2004

Introducing Markdown     15 Mar 2004

I Would Like You to Dance      9 Mar 2004

For Real      4 Mar 2004

February 2004

Mailsmith ‘Send Now’ Menu Key Defense     26 Feb 2004

48 Hours     20 Feb 2004

Setting Empty File and Creator Types     13 Feb 2004

Scripting File and Creator Types     12 Feb 2004

OmniWeb 5 Public Beta      2 Feb 2004

January 2004

Nudge     30 Jan 2004

Folklore     25 Jan 2004

Joney Jojo Junior Shabadoo     22 Jan 2004

The H-Bomb     14 Jan 2004

Command and Control      9 Jan 2004

You’re Not One of Those Agitators, Are You?      7 Jan 2004

A Big Garage      6 Jan 2004

Die Hard      5 Jan 2004

Intervals      3 Jan 2004

December 2003

Rob Enderle: Putting the ‘Anal’ in ‘Analyst’     28 Dec 2003

Inflammable Means Flammable?     16 Dec 2003

Losers, Weepers     14 Dec 2003

Old Habits     11 Dec 2003

PHP Syntax Checking in BBEdit      6 Dec 2003

Graphic Communication      4 Dec 2003

More Accurate (but, Admittedly, Less Sensational) Alternative Stencil Slogans for the ‘Neistat Brothers’      2 Dec 2003

Panther Adoption Rate      1 Dec 2003

November 2003

Ejection     25 Nov 2003

Siracusa on Panther     19 Nov 2003

Crufty the Clown     16 Nov 2003

Eggs and Irons     14 Nov 2003

BBEdit 7.1     13 Nov 2003

Panther Text Rendering     10 Nov 2003

SmartyPants 1.4.1      8 Nov 2003

External Editors in Xcode      7 Nov 2003

Run Panther Run      3 Nov 2003

October 2003

Command-Tab     27 Oct 2003

Browser Stats     24 Oct 2003

Closed Is Open     21 Oct 2003

Pop Culture     16 Oct 2003

Various Links Related to Words That End With ‘ck’      9 Oct 2003

Dudley More      9 Oct 2003

Dell’s Dud      1 Oct 2003

September 2003

Miscellanea     26 Sep 2003

‘Select Word’ Script Addenda     25 Sep 2003

Interview: Michael Tsai     24 Sep 2003

‘Select Word’ Script for BBEdit     23 Sep 2003

AppleScript ‘Whose’ Clauses     19 Sep 2003

IBM Compatible     16 Sep 2003

The White Stripes      9 Sep 2003

Using CVS with BBEdit      8 Sep 2003

VapoRub      4 Sep 2003

VaporOffice      2 Sep 2003

August 2003

Dynomite!     28 Aug 2003

Good Times     25 Aug 2003

The Daring Fireball Power 1 List     23 Aug 2003

On Newsstands Now     19 Aug 2003

Text Editing News     13 Aug 2003

The One and Only Mac OS X Extensions Folder     10 Aug 2003

Panic Room      9 Aug 2003

Microtech’s Crashtacular Zio Driver      7 Aug 2003

Crayolas      6 Aug 2003

I Would Not Feel So All Alone      5 Aug 2003

Mailsmith, an iBook, and Glider Pro Walk Into a Bar      1 Aug 2003

July 2003

Bang for Your Buck     27 Jul 2003

Look Out Below     26 Jul 2003

Market Share     24 Jul 2003

‘Grab HTML’ Script for BBEdit, Redux     21 Jul 2003

Finding Avie     17 Jul 2003

The Good, the Bad, and the Avie     14 Jul 2003

Independent Days      8 Jul 2003

Textiles      2 Jul 2003

Casady & Greene      1 Jul 2003

June 2003

SmartyPants 1.4     30 Jun 2003

You Put Chocolate in My Peanut Butter     29 Jun 2003

Flipping the Bird     27 Jun 2003

Drop a Dime     24 Jun 2003

Very Brief Comments Regarding Certain of Today’s WWDC Announcements     23 Jun 2003

You Have New Mail     18 Jun 2003

Internet Explorer     16 Jun 2003

TrackBack Addenda     13 Jun 2003

Take Your TrackBacks and Dangle     12 Jun 2003

Noted      5 Jun 2003

Looney Tunes      2 Jun 2003

May 2003

Waferbaby Interview     22 May 2003

Steaming Pile     19 May 2003

JackAssassin     18 May 2003

Zeldman Reloaded     16 May 2003

SmartyPants 1.3     14 May 2003

Safari’s Unscriptable Tabs     13 May 2003

Much Ado About Click-Through     10 May 2003

The Problems With Click-Through      7 May 2003

More iTunes Minutiae      2 May 2003

Et Tu iTunes?      1 May 2003

Interface Details: iTunes vs. Safari      1 May 2003

April 2003

Observations Regarding iTunes 4     30 Apr 2003

RTF to Plain Text Translator     29 Apr 2003

Stoned     28 Apr 2003

Accommodating     24 Apr 2003

Command Line Fun     23 Apr 2003

Sticky Business Redux: Web Browsers     15 Apr 2003

The Sticky Business of Page Layout     14 Apr 2003

Qwerty      8 Apr 2003

Translation      7 Apr 2003

Siracusa on the Finder      2 Apr 2003

Get What You Pay For      1 Apr 2003

March 2003

Interview: Brent Simmons     28 Mar 2003

The Party’s Over     25 Mar 2003

Bitmap Like It’s 1989     23 Mar 2003

Anti-Anti-Aliasing     19 Mar 2003

Code Monkey     13 Mar 2003

SmartyPants 1.2.1     11 Mar 2003

Anti-Aliasing      8 Mar 2003

Aliasing      7 Mar 2003

I Love It Because It’s Trash      2 Mar 2003

Not Dead Yet      1 Mar 2003

February 2003

SmartyPants 1.2     27 Feb 2003

Banana Jr.     27 Feb 2003

We Don’t Serve Their Kind Here     26 Feb 2003

Wrangly     25 Feb 2003

New Trick for Script Menu     24 Feb 2003

Stinkmail     23 Feb 2003

Install Like It’s 1991     23 Feb 2003

Larry, Moe, Curly     23 Feb 2003

Short and Curlies     22 Feb 2003

Popularity Contest     18 Feb 2003

Inconsistencies     16 Feb 2003

Flowers Are for Chumps     14 Feb 2003

Konfabulous     12 Feb 2003

Operatic      8 Feb 2003

When in Rome      7 Feb 2003

SmartyPants 1.1      7 Feb 2003

Enkode This      4 Feb 2003

Remember IE?      3 Feb 2003

Save and Restore Safari URLs      3 Feb 2003

January 2003

Scripting Safari URLs Update     31 Jan 2003

Scripting Safari URLs     23 Jan 2003

Safari Source in BBEdit     21 Jan 2003

Ocean’s X11     21 Jan 2003

Two Slices     17 Jan 2003

A La Mode     15 Jan 2003

Lies, Damn Lies     13 Jan 2003

Safari Links     11 Jan 2003

Nottke     10 Jan 2003

So Far We     10 Jan 2003

100 Percent Cotton     10 Jan 2003

Safari      8 Jan 2003

Rectangular      7 Jan 2003

Last Minute MWSF Predictions      7 Jan 2003

December 2002

That Sort of Thing     30 Dec 2002

Rascal     27 Dec 2002

Developer Goodies     23 Dec 2002

bbdiff 1.1     22 Dec 2002

Welch and Tsai on the Finder     20 Dec 2002

BBEdit 7 Review     19 Dec 2002

Bare Bones Disclaimer     19 Dec 2002

Finder Reflux     16 Dec 2002

Hackass     10 Dec 2002

Not the Eskimo      6 Dec 2002

Snow Day      5 Dec 2002

I’m a Lover, Not a Fighter      3 Dec 2002

November 2002

Thanksfindering     28 Nov 2002

That Finder Thing     26 Nov 2002

DMG     20 Nov 2002

Do You Smell Something?     19 Nov 2002

A Valid Point     15 Nov 2002

SmartyPants 1.0     13 Nov 2002

Journaling Details     12 Nov 2002

Crow     11 Nov 2002

Victors, Spoils, Dumb-Ass Voters      7 Nov 2002

Cruft      7 Nov 2002

Wine      4 Nov 2002

October 2002

Perl for Dummies (And Apple Installer Engineers)     29 Oct 2002

Stereotypical Fun     26 Oct 2002

Switched     23 Oct 2002

Valid RSS 0.91 Feeds From Movable Type     23 Oct 2002

Exposed     21 Oct 2002

Journal to the Center of the Earth     17 Oct 2002

Listen     16 Oct 2002

Stepping on eWeek’s Blue Suede Shoes     16 Oct 2002

Microsoft Make-Up     15 Oct 2002

Microsoft’s Answer to Ellen Feiss     14 Oct 2002

Labels X     11 Oct 2002

MacSFTP     10 Oct 2002

Only Funny Because It’s True      8 Oct 2002

Fork You      8 Oct 2002

Matters Unix      7 Oct 2002

Movable Type Smart Quotes, Now With Retsin      5 Oct 2002

Linktoberfest      2 Oct 2002

September 2002

Feed Me     29 Sep 2002

Welcome, Indeed     27 Sep 2002

The Annotated Workspace     26 Sep 2002

VersionCrapper User Reviews     24 Sep 2002

On Joel on Software     21 Sep 2002

I.P. Freely     16 Sep 2002

Siracusa on Jaguar     10 Sep 2002

A Brief Word on Netscape 7.0      3 Sep 2002

August 2002

Pepper Author Maarten Hekkelman     30 Aug 2002

Unix Switchers     29 Aug 2002

‘Grab HTML’ Script for BBEdit     22 Aug 2002

Blame It on Quark     21 Aug 2002

Pretty Good News     19 Aug 2002

iPhony     19 Aug 2002

Why HyperCard Failed     16 Aug 2002

Movable Type Smart Quote Devilry     16 Aug 2002

Jack Valenti Does Not Smell Like Teen Spirit     14 Aug 2002

Baby Needs a New Pair of Processors     13 Aug 2002