Author Archives: Keith Gugliotto

Why the Mac App Store needs a waiting period before new reviews go live

Years ago, six, in fact, I wrote a detailed analysis of how Apple could improve the Mac App Store experience between users and developers.  You can read it all at http://www.splasmata.com/?p=1612.  One of the finer points in that analysis, and, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Help for a few issues with CheckBook and CheckBook Pro 2.6

[Update:  The issues in this post are addressed in CheckBook and CheckBook Pro 2.6.1,  officially released on 10/30/2017.  Mac App Store users can update by visiting the Mac App Store and clicking the Updates button at the top of the … Continue reading

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How’s compatibility with macOS 10.13 High Sierra?

As autumn falls upon us and the yearly flood of Apple product updates washes over the masses, we return once again to macOS update season.  Christened “High Sierra”, macOS 10.13 brings relatively few user-facing changes but a plethora of new … Continue reading

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32 bits, 64 bits, whatever it takes…

A few worried looks have come our way lately, from folks wondering whether Audiobook Builder and CheckBook Pro will be ready before Apple requires all Mac App Store updates support 64-bit in June of 2018.  Don’t worry, friends.  Things are both simpler … Continue reading

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A touch more color coming in CheckBook 2.6

Since the dawn of the CheckBook Era, our use of color has been about helping folks identify Deposits vs. Debits at a glance, without thinking too hard.  So when we added the running balance column years ago we decided to not color … Continue reading

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CheckBook & CheckBook Pro 2.5.15 Ready For General Consumption

What’s new? Well, besides the fixes, this release comes with a big new feature that’s been oft-requested over the years:  you can now copy & paste Entries between Accounts (and even to other applications, like TextEdit or Numbers).  Heck, if you’re … Continue reading

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