Tuesday links and observations

by Giles Turnbull

Joel Spolsky complains that his new MacBook Pro needs a reboot every two hours or so. Joel, that's not evidence against the "Macs never crash" reputation, that's a very broken computer.



Merlin's been asking people how they like to map their minds with OS X apps. Personally, when I need to map something out with blobs and arrows, I prefer a sheet of paper and a chunky pencil.



If you're one of the many people who doesn't like the changes to the iTunes interface with the release of version 7, here's at least one tip that might cheer you up: MacOSXHints shows how to remove the capitalizations from the sources list.



AguaT, takes things further. It grabs iTunes 7 by the throat, wrestles it to the ground and rips out all the interface changes, leaving it looking just like it used to in the good old version 6 days.



Notable new releases include Fission and SubEthaEdit 2.5.1, both of which I intend to download, play with and write about in the coming days.