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Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

November 22nd, 2008

Obamafy Yourself

Jayvee over at Tech Side Up found this great Photo Booth plugin. The plugin, developed by Dubi Kaufmann takes it’s cue from the popular Obama poster created by Shepard Fairey.
Download the plugin here, the instructions are also in the link. It’s as simple as unzipping the file, dragging it to Library/Compositions/ and you have […]

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November 7th, 2008

Quicksilver Tips

One of my favorite and essential apps on the Mac is Quicksilver. It’s one of the very first if not the first application I install whenever I get a new Mac or do a clean install. I am able to do most of the basic things I need with a few simple key strokes. It’s […]

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November 4th, 2008

How Do I Defrag On A Mac?

Most new switchers to Mac that I know ask me this question, “How do I defrag on a Mac?”.
Defrag on a Mac is known as optimization. Files on your hard drive can become fragmented over time. Due to the way OS X is built, there’s little need to optimize your HD. As such it hasn’t […]

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November 1st, 2008

The World In the Palm of Your Hand

There are a lot of great apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch. One of them is the newly released Google Earth for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It literally feels like the world is in the palm of your hands.
I downloaded the Google Earth app and installed in on my iPod Touch. Amazing. That’s […]

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October 30th, 2008

Netflix Instant Watching Review

Jason Snell of Mac World reviews the Netflix Instant Watching service for Intel Macs.
As pointed out by the article the service isn’t available to all Netflix users yet. They’re slowly rolling it out. Since I’m both not a Netflix customer and a U.S. resident I can’t try them out for myself. The review gives […]

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October 28th, 2008

Free Mac Software! Thanks Codeweavers!

Last July, Jeremy White, President and CEO of CodeWeavers issued a challenge to President Bush to make his remaining days in office more meaningful by accomplishing some major political and economic goals by the end of his term.
The challenge was called “The Great American Lame Duck Presidential Challenge”. The goals of the challenge are
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August 26th, 2008

The Web In 3D

There’s a great piece of software that allows you to view certain web sites in a 3D wall. Have you seen the iTunes commercial with the wall of album art? It’s similar to that.
CoolIris is a browser plugin for both Mac and Windows that allows you to transform your browser into a 3D […]

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August 12th, 2008

Image Enlargement

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day. He was narrating that he was having a difficult time combing through his pictures trying to look for several that he wanted to submit for an article. He did however have smaller versions that were in his Flickr account but these were not big […]

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August 10th, 2008

Will Macs and iPhones Be Really Susceptible To Attacks

According to this article from our local newspaper, hackers are showing more interest in creating malware for Macs and iPhones.
The article reports that according to Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) analyst Cameron Hotchkies, hackers are looking more and more at Macs and iPhones as the said devices gain market share and popularity.
Traditionally, hackers focused on […]

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July 17th, 2008

Mix It Up

If you’re a fan of Mac Heist and MacUpdate Bundle there’s a new guy in town. The name’s Mac Mix.
What sets Mac Mix apart from the other two is that you can actually choose the apps in your bundle. They have a list of apps for you to choose from then you mix it up […]

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