Pick of the week: Tweetie 2

Posted on Sun, 11 Oct 2009 in Pick of the week • Tagged with Apple, Apps, MacOSX, Tweetie, Twitter

Tweetie 2 icon I have blogged about this weeks pick before but I never made it a pick of the week before. The recent update to Tweetie rocks, so if you are into Twitter1 I suggest you head over to the App Store and pick up a copy.

The first version of …

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Pick of the week: xScope

Posted on Sun, 19 Jul 2009 in Pick of the week • Tagged with Apps, MacOSX, Tools

xScopeThis weeks pick is cute little utillity app from the Iconfactory ((You know, the ones with the Twitter bird icon that everybody copies)) called xScope. If you do any kind of design work xScope will most certainly help you in your day to day work. xScope is really a compilation …

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Spaces just got a whole lot better!

Posted on Sun, 12 Jul 2009 in Productivity • Tagged with Apple, Apps, MacOSX, Spaces

SpacesI use Spaces a lot and today it just got a whole lot better! Back in the olden days I used VirtueDesktops which in my opinion was way better than Spaces, but the project died and we were left with Spaces. In the beginning Spaces [intlink id="245" type="post …

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Pick of the week: PTHPasteboard

Posted on Thu, 09 Jul 2009 in Pick of the week • Tagged with Apps, Copy, Cut, MacOSX, Paste, Writing

PTHPasteboardThis weeks pick is an oldie, but a goodie. It is a Mac app that I can't live without. I work with computers all day long developing software for various $clients. When developing software I spend a great deal of time in a text editor ((Preferably Emacs, TextMate or Xcode …

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Pick of the week: 1Password

Posted on Sat, 13 Jun 2009 in Pick of the week • Tagged with 1Password, Apps, iPhone, MacOSX

1PasswordThis weeks pick is an tool that is usualy the first thing I install on a new computer ((And by computer I mean Mac)). It's an app that keeps my personal information safe. It's an app called 1Password that totally replaces MacOSX' build in Keychain. So why would I want …

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WWDC09 predictions

Posted on Mon, 08 Jun 2009 in Technology • Tagged with Apple, iPhone, Keynote, MacOSX, WWDC

WWDC09 BadgeMan I wish I was in San Francisco right now ((For one thing I would be sleeping right now instead of being on my way to work on another boring Monday morning)) and as you may already know today ((We who live in the future must wait until tonight at …

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1Password touch 2.0 and 1Password 3.0

Posted on Mon, 01 Jun 2009 in Productivity • Tagged with 1Password, Apps, iPhone, MacOSX, Tools

1Password 3.0 - LockedEveryone's favorite credential manager will be out in version 3.0 later this year with a completely redesigned UI. Agile offered us a sneak-peak of the new Locked Screen, and I must say it looks spiffy. While we wait for 3.0 I suggest you upgrade your keychain to the …

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Creative use of Apples Time Machine

Posted on Thu, 16 Apr 2009 in Productivity • Tagged with Apple, Backup, MacOSX

Time MachineI Just had an Apple moment! A moment where you truly feel the amount of thought that goes into creating all the cool stuff ((Yes, I know I sound like an Apple [intlink id="238" type="post"]fan boy[/intlink], so deduct 10% of my enthusiasm for everything I say …

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I really miss VirtueDesktops...

Posted on Mon, 21 Apr 2008 in Technology • Tagged with Apps, MacOSX, Spaces, Virtuedesktops

Man I miss VirtueDesktops ... Even after using Leopard for what seems to be more than a year, I still haven't gotten used to Spaces and the way Apple thinks app switching/organizing should work (Actually its more like 6 months, but it feels like a year because of the extreme …

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Command line pasting

Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2008 in Technology • Tagged with MacOSX

Terminal.png While working on a project at $work, I found the need to copy the output from a command into my pasteboard. A little digging around turned up [cc lang="bash"]pbcopy[/cc] and [cc lang="bash"]pbpaste[/cc], which is shipped with Leopard per default. So now I do stuff …

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