September 22, 2009. This beta is now closed. Thanks everyone for your help! Thanks for your interest in beta testing Delivery Status! Things you can help with: • Of course, if you run into any problems please let me know. If you have a problem, open the Console app, look for any relevant errors there, and send them to me along with a detailed description of the problem and what you were doing when it… Read more »

August 26, 2009. The latest version of Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, is coming on August 28th and you may be wondering if our apps and widgets will be compatible. We’re happy to announce that all of our software already works great in Snow Leopard—just make sure you’re using the latest versions. For more details, read on. • Delivery Status 4.8.2 or later is compatible. • Smart Widget Installer 1.1 or… Read more »

July 27, 2009. This weekend my new 13" MacBook Pro started making a noise so horrible that it woke up my fiancée. (It didn’t stir me the slightest, but not much does.) The sound was awful enough that the first thing I sleepily Googled for was “MacBook Pro death rattle”. Once I was awake and listened a bit more it was clear the fan needed to be replaced. I made an appointment at the local Apple Store… Read more »

June 27, 2009. If you log into our Delivery Status sync site on your computer, you will now see tracking links for your deliveries. Just click the tracking number (or item name) and the tracking page will open in a new window. With a couple of services it’s not possible to link directly to the results, but it will work as expected in most cases. This should be a big help when you’re away from your Mac or iPhone… Read more »

June 16, 2009. Above: Apple’s live App Store wall at WWDC. It showed icons of 20,000 iPhone apps, organized by color. When an app was purchased, its icon rippled. It was also a great illustration of what WWDC is like: it’s a huge clusterfuck that makes you feel totally insignificant. But it’s also pretty beautiful and inspiring if you step back and take it all in. Last week I went to WWDC for the first time,… Read more »