Archive for the ‘user interface’ Category

Backdrop – Bringing back one of my favorite pre-OSX features

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Posted in usability, user interface | No Comments »

One of the OS features that I missed as soon as "upgrading" to OSX back in 2001 was the ability to hide everything except the foreground app, including everything that was on your desktop. You could have the busiest desktop ...

FAIL: 10.x Mac OS Finder

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 Posted in user interface | No Comments »

I don't usually write up these OS criticisms, but allow me to point out one area where I think Windows is substantially better than the Mac OS - The Finder. Windows Explorer and it's various incarnations in save dialogs, etc. ...