Archive for the 'Software' Category

Tetris Via Terminal

Monday, September 4th, 2006

An interesting find on digg. Want to play tetris on your Mac? Well you can, in a crude but still enjoyable way. The Easter Egg Archive shows us how.
I tried it and it works! Woohoo! Ah… looks like work will be set back a couple of hours again..

MacBook Firmware Available

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

Via Digg. Apple has released a firmware update for MacBooks. This update adjusts the fan behavior of the MacBook. After upgrading your SMC Version will be: 1.4f10. Check out Apple’s support page for the update.
Hopefully this alleviates the heat issue for the MacBooks. It does get pretty hot.
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Skype With Video For Mac Works

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Warning!!! This is a beta preview of the video function of Skype for Mac OS X. Try it at your own risk. Don’t say I didn’t warn you.. With that in mind.. on with the show.
So I downloaded the Skype Preview Release just awhile ago. I installed it without any hitches. I attached my […]

Pump Up Your Apple Remote

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

I love the Apple remote, it’s simple and functional. It gets the job done. However… Sometimes you just want it to do more other than Front Row and some of the other basic stuff. Intro.. Mira, Personal Control For Your Apple Remote.
Mira, provides a way to change the functions of the Apple Remote’s buttons and […]

Symantec Says No Virus For Mac OS X

Friday, July 14th, 2006

Symantec has posted on their blog that as of the time they made their post there are no viruses for the Mac OS X. Whooopppeee!!
Before you protest and say that OX.Leap.A which made it to the news some time ago exists, it’s a worm and not a virus. Symantec explains the difference between the two […]

Plaxo eCards versus .Mac iCards

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

Alright! This is indeed the battle of the century. On the left corner, wearing the signature iPod-white shorts is the .Mac account, a value-added PIM service and backup system exclusive to .Mac members.
On the right corner, we have Plaxo, the world’s most popular PIM synchronizing tool that’s compatible with almost all OS platforms.
But for […]

Eject! Eject!

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

There are a lot of good things about the Mac that I absolutely love. Unfortunately nothing is perfect. One of my pet peeves with using the Mac is that I have to manually eject iPods, external drives, CDs/DVDs. Sometimes I forget and I either get a warning from my Mac that I failed to remove […]

Camino 1.0.2 Released

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

If you’re a Firefox and a Mac user you might want to give Camino a try. Camino uses the Gecko rendering engine which is also used by Firefox.
I’ve been cycling through several browsers. For work and for play. I use mainly use Firefox, Camino and Safari. I still use Firefox for the extensions that are […]

Blogging From TextMate

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

This post was made with TextMate.
I knew I didn’t make a mistake when I chose TextMate as my default text editor. Not only do I write articles here but I also code HTML and CSS from TextMate. Now I can even blog from this nifty app. Brad Choate has developed a bundle for TextMate that […]

Karma-improved SmackBook

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

The Smackbook was cool but a novelty at most. People won’t be happy smacking their MacBooks to switch screens. It’s just too violent. Thank God a new Karma-improved SmackBook has just been developed.
The new version uses the ambient light sensor to change desktops. Feeling a bit like Harry Potter ey!
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