When
· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · December
· · · · 03 (2 entries)

Old Chinatown · This morn­ing took us down to old Chi­na­town on a shop­ping mis­sion. We don’t live that far away but it’d been a while; I’d for­got­ten its cheer­ful grub­by in­ten­si­ty, and you can get some bar­gain­s. With a Cantonese-food lamen­t ...
 
Sidetrack’s Back · Any­one who bought one of the new since-October Pow­erBooks and who us­es SideTrack will have no­ticed that it stopped work­ing. They’ve fixed that; which gives me an ex­cuse to rec­om­mend it again to ev­ery­one. Macs now of­fer two-finger scrolling as op­posed to Sidetrack’s side-of-the-pad scrolling; strict­ly a mat­ter of taste. But SideTrack lets you remap the track­pad but­ton. If you use tap-to-click and tap-and-hold-to-drag, which I rec­om­mend, then with SideTrack you can remap the but­ton to be right-click, and in ef­fect the track­pad is now a three-button mouse.
 
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