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Apple iPhone/PDA/iPod – Wow

The announcement today of the Apple iPhone is amazing. The little device that can do phone, music, videos, tv and so much more blows me away. All this with no buttons, just a touch screen. It’s basically like a Mac Nano. It’s almost perfect. The main, and killer, downside is that it’s Cingular only. I’m […]

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Blogging in IE 6 on my iMac

How cool am I?  Gone retro and posting in IE 6 on my iMac.  No, not with Parallels or any Windows OS installed at all.  It’s CrossOver and I’m checking out the latest release. If it works well, I may consider buying it.  But then again I do own Parallels.  The advantage to CrossOver is […]

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Christmas on a Mac

Talk about your overabundance of holiday spirit. It seems that Mac developers are creating more than a few great holiday apps this year. Here is a quick list of some of my favorites. Sno – This has been around for a while but has nice falling flakes on your screen. MacLampsX – One of my […]

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MacHeist – I gave in and got great software.

MacHeist has been giving quite the software deal for the past week. I’ve been intregued, but I haven’t bougt it. Until this morning. I was reading how MacHeist gives 25% to charity and has raised over $100,000 already. Between the 25% that goes to charity and the amazing 85% off software package, I couldn’t resist […]

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Free Shareware Mac Apps Catch

When I first wrote about MacAppADay, I wondered what the catch was. It didn’t take long to figure it out, however I still think it’s a brilliant idea. So what’s the catch? Temporary licenses. The applications are free and you are free to use them, with all features, as long as you don’t upgrade. Some […]

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Using Optimized Firefox Again

Once again I’ve fallen for this grand idea of optimized versions of Firefox. I’ve tried them in the past only to fall back on the default Firefox. But here I go again. This time I’m running both G5 and Intel optimized versions with aqua widgets. I have to say, seeing check boxes and radio buttons […]

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Growl Present 1.0

To go along with Tinseltown, my Firefox Christmas Theme, I created Present for Growl. Growl is a notification system for Mac OS X: it allows applications that support Growl to send you little pop-up notifications. I had always wanted to create a Growl notification and found out that they are quite simple. I took my […]

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9 Great, Free Mac Applications

To fill sometime between now and my next ‘announcement’, I thought I’d share five nine free Mac apps that make my day easier. Firefox – Customizable web browser. I love it. Thunderbird – For work Email. TextWranger – Great all around text/html editor. AOL Radio – XM Radio for free and almost commercial free. Sweet. […]

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Free & Discounted Mac Apps

It all started with MacZot a few months ago. The idea was to give discounted, and sometimes free, applications to Mac users. Recently MacUpdate jumped on board with the daily special idea and now MacAppADay is next on the list. MacAppADay is all about free apps and it sounds almost to good to be true. […]

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