Apple developer tools futures

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Apple is moving forward. Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” is being previewed, and Xcode 4 has been released. Both aren’t ready for prime time. I expect that with Lion, but Xcode 4? Well… it’s such a radical change that it’s more like a “1.0” release in many ways. There’s also a lot of “not ready for prime time” issues with …

Ladies Only Pistol Course

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A Ladies Only Pistol Course, taught by Lynn Givens of Rangemaster and Penny Riggs of KR Training will be offered at KR Training on Saturday May 21, 2011. The course is┬ádesigned to introduce ladies to the realities of self defense with handguns, and to give the student a firm foundation upon which future skill can be built. It looks like …

Software, Guns, Martial Arts… huh?

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Most companies tend to have one direction. Apple makes cool hardware, from MacBook Pro’s to iPad’s. Wilson Combat creates some of the finest firearms. If a company does multiple things, they try to keep them in the same ballpark, like Microsoft makes Windows but also the Xbox;┬áRemington makes fine firearms and also ammunition to go in them. So what’s with …

HsoiContextualServices 3.0 released!

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Hsoi Enterprises is happy to announce the release of HsoiContextualServices 3.0. This is the long-awaited (and possibly irrelevant) update to the old Hsoi’s Shop CMPlugins. As of Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), Apple changed how “contextual menu plugins” work, opting for the Services architecture. It’s a good move on Apple’s part because it’s generally more robust, provides greater functionality, …

New website

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Working on updating the Hsoi Enterprises website. New look and feel. Trying to get things ready for the future. If you encouter any problems, please let me know.