Cycling through application windows, UK style

As most Mac users probably know, the keyboard command to cycle between applications is ⌘-tab (command-tab). This application switcher is one of the better things that Apple has ‘borrowed’ from Windows over the years{{1}}. However, unlike on Windows, where the equivalent command will cycle through every single window, on the Mac it cycles through applications.…

Solving the Tangerine problem

I’ve used Tangerine for years, but unfortunately development of the app seems to have stopped in 2009. The most recent version 1.2 of Tangerine is only officially compatible with OS X 10.5. Using it on OS X 10.6 or 10.7 results in the app quietly shutting down after a few minutes. Until now I have simply been re-launching it as needed.