Category Archives: General

macOS 10.15 Catalina Compatibility

It’s October, the season of OS updates.  Oh, look at em!  There’s an iOS 13.1…!  No!  It’s a…13.1…2!  Waaaaait a minute…I see a watchOS 6!  On and on it goes, OS updates just a’streamin’ outta the mothership, with thousands of … Continue reading

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Tell Apple Books in macOS Catalina needs AppleScript support

Do you love creating audiobooks with Audiobook Builder, and especially love how it automatically adds your audiobooks to iTunes so you can sync them with your iPhone or iPad?  Well, iTunes is going away, so when you crank up  macOS Catalina this … Continue reading

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Hey hey! Can you spare a 64-bit update?

As macOS 10.15 Catalina inches toward us from the distant horizon, we’re hearing a few folks need a 64-bit update to their favorite personal finance application or audiobook-building tool.  Well, you’re in luck, dearest Splasmata aficionado, because we’ve already made … Continue reading

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CheckBook 2.6.6 Now Available

CheckBook and CheckBook Pro 2.6.5 flew out the door this morning and, if you’ve updated, you may have already noticed things aren’t quite right:  Scheduled Entries and imported Entries may not save in existing documents and definitely won’t in new … Continue reading

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Gathering Console messages for our support folks

Deep support issues sometimes raise questions we can’t ask you to answer, so we gather details directly from your Mac’s log files, System Information reports, and, on macOS Sierra and later, Console messages.  The first two take a few steps, … Continue reading

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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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