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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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YEAAAAAHHH!


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You are no doubt pleased with how it is running on your new MacBook?
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Ernest Friedman-Hill
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I keep finding those tiny but cool little integration things. I selected a date in the text of an email about an event because I was going to put it onto my calendar. A little popup trigger arrow appeared and when I checked it out, one of the options was "Add this to your calendar". And it parsed the date and put the entry into my calendar, opened for editing. It was beautiful, man!
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Yeah, that's one of the things that Apple is really really good at. And all without cluttering the UI.
Maris Orbidans
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really ? does it finally have java 6 ? if so, I might consider buying a new macbook, too.
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Originally posted by Maris Orbidans:
really ? does it finally have java 6 ? if so, I might consider buying a new macbook, too.


You can get Java 6 as a preview release for newish "64-bit capable" Intel Macs (Core 2 Duo or Xeon based). It's working on my Macbook Pro just fine.
[ April 28, 2008: Message edited by: Ernest Friedman-Hill ]
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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