Safari and IE-only Genealogy Sites, Todo X, Camino,

Find yourself at a genealogy website that only accepts Windows “Internet Explorer? has a simple trick to enable the “debug” menu in Safari, which lets you select the user agent – i.e., you can select “Windows Internet Explorer” and any site you browse after that will think your using Windows Internet Explorer (until you change it back). A surprising number of sites can be fooled this way. The only time you may have problems are sites using plug-ins that are not supported on Mac OS X.

Todo X 1.9 has been released. It’s a simple to-do list with some iPod and iCal functionality.

Camino 0.9a2 is out. Although it’s alpha, it’s Camino 0.9 is shaping up to be a good rival to Safari (Camino is based on Firefox).

Novacell Technologies offers historic USGS topographic maps.