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Blame it on the lack of time I had due to prepping for today's TechTV appearance :). If you're a regular reader here, you probably won't see anything new on today's show, other than a chance to put a face to the 'robg' name ... well, you might learn how well I handle an OS X demo on live TV when running at 800x600 resolution (a limitation of the cameras or something, based on what they told me). I had completely forgotten just how little real estate that is -- pretty much nothing fits in 800x600 very well! It made me change a few things for the demo, based on what did and did not fit on the screen...

Friday's hints may be delayed as well, as I'm not sure what kind of connectivity I'll have at the hotel. So if there's nothing new in the morning, you'll know why...

-rob.
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Authored by: nosaj56 on Jun 03, '04 02:57:07PM

make that g4techtv...eww...g4 is disgusting



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Authored by: ibroughton on Jun 03, '04 03:01:51PM

A face to the name? just a shame us UK readers will miss out! :-)

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Authored by: CoolerQ on Jun 03, '04 07:38:29PM

Hey-
Nice job on the Screensavers. I guess I must have missed that sheet speed hint - very nice!
--Quentin



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Authored by: ssevenup on Jun 04, '04 02:23:06AM

I agree, very good job on SS today. Much better even than many of the regular segment guests. You obviously rehearsed :-)

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Authored by: robg on Jun 04, '04 09:25:04AM

Ah, if you only knew :). OK, so you're about to know...

I actually had rehearsed a fair bit on the plane, and then again in the studio. I had my machine all set up with the demos we were going to do, including a bit on fast user swiitching. I had four users logged in, 15 or so apps open across all of them, etc., and I had the demo down cold.

Then as we were reviewing the bit with the segment producer, he changed two of the three demos about 20 minutes before air time. So the bit on the blob was planned, but the sheets thing and Butler were both added just before airtime. So much for practice!

It was a great experience, and the crew there does an amazing job -- it's a very loosely scripted show, and they all have a blast with it. After my segment, I sat in the control room and watched the rest of the show. Very good group of folks, and they obviously love what they're doing. The 100% Windows studio audience also gave me a nice round of applause, which was appreciated...

-rob.



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Authored by: bigdcroxton on Jun 04, '04 04:03:17AM

I'm a newbie to the mac and was over joyed to hear about your site. I can tell your site is going to be a great resource. THANKS

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Authored by: guybrush on Jun 04, '04 06:02:10AM

hi, can i download the episode somewhere?



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Authored by: tetsuotheironman on Jun 04, '04 12:19:57PM

try allt.binaries.multimedia

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Authored by: stevetech on Jun 06, '04 06:33:16PM

Great job on your Screen Savers segment! I finally caught it today.

-Steve



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