Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Turn Word 2008 Notes into a To-Do List

In the Word 2008 Notebook Layout View (View > Notebook Layout View), bring up the Formatting Palette (View > Formatting Palette). Look for the Note Flags section in the Formatting Palette. Select the flag type, type in your reminder or even assign yourself an Entourage 2008 task. Check off your to-dos once the task is complete.

Visit Mactopia - Word 2008

Submitted by
Microsoft MacBU

 
 

With iOS 5, It’s Cache as Cache Can

Send Article to a Friend

Marco Arment, developer of Instapaper, explains why iOS 5 could mess up Instapaper and many other apps. If an app stores a lot of data in Documents, Apple now slaps its hand because Documents can be backed up by iCloud; but if an app stores a lot of data in Caches, iOS 5 can now delete that data at will. So any app that moves its data store from Documents to Caches can lose that data. Apple argues that this is okay because Caches is for data that can be reconstructed — say, by re-downloading it from the Internet. But what if the deletion happens while offline? Someone with a Wi-Fi-only device could store stuff just before leaving the house, only to find it gone later. And, as Marco points out, Apple deletes the data but the app developer receives the hate mail.favicon follow link

 

Comments about With iOS 5, It’s Cache as Cache Can

It also screws up email attachments as well. Security dvr's send emails when cameras arr activated. In my case 11 kb 3 video snap shots. Since the only distinction is the time stamp shown in the email header iso5 keeps sending the first photo and not new different photos.
Matt Neuburg  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2011-11-03 17:28
This issue will reportedly be addressed in the eagerly awaited iOS 5.0.1.
I am still having this issue in 5.0.1.
I use a qsee system that send email attachments. All of the attachments are the same photo. Happens using iOS 5.0.1 mail app