IOS 5 Features Leaked?

OK forgive the linkbait title, but since it apparently got you here I’ll make it worth your while, because this is funny. This video will have more impact if I say nothing to introduce it, but if you are looking for a chuckle on your Sunday take a look at Simon Pierro’s iPad, sporting some […]


At the moment (May 2011) Apple has approximately $77 billion in the bank. You never hear the company speculate publicly about what it might or might not do in terms of acquisitions with all that cash, which is probably no surprise. That doesn’t keep industry watchers from making prognostications though,and here’s one of the better […]

Biggest Company In The World

In 1997 Michael Dell proved that no one was so far down that he couldn’t still kick them, when he said that a competitor seemingly on its last legs should just shut down and ‘give the money back to the shareholders.’ From the excellent investment site Bespoke comes a chart showing just how close Apple […]

How To Use Macfuse

MacFUSE allows you to extend Mac OS X’s file handling capabilities. It’s basically an interface that lets the OS see almost anything as a filesystem, and it has a lot of potential uses. The variety is such that I thought a post on how to use Macfuse by way of some existing examples would have […]

Add spacers to the Leopard Dock

If you like to have an organized Dock in OSX, here is a quick hack that will let you organize the applications that live on your dock by placing spacers between them. Here we go… 1. Open Terminal and type (or copy and paste) : defaults write persistent-apps -array-add ‘{“tile-type”=”spacer-tile”;}’ 2. While still in […]

Is There a Good CVS Client for OSX

A colleague just asked me if I knew of a good CVS client for OSX. Being a Subversion user myself, and having never used CVS, I did not have a recommendation for her.  This is one of the benefits of having a website that is visited thousands of times a day by people from all […]

Photo Mosaics for Mac OSX

MacOSaiX is a slick freeware program for MacOSX that allows you to make those nifty mosaic photos. You can choose between a number of different shapes for the mosaic tiles and you can choose between images on your computer or images from Google Images to fill the tiles. Especially since I’m a photography buff I […]

Mac OS X CHM File Viewer

Chmox is a OSX viewer for Windows Compiled HTML Help (CHM) files viewer. If you develop using PHP, one of the most useful references you can get your hands on is the CHM file from the site. Most PHP developers will be familiar with this tool already, bu t just in case you aren’t, […]

Finally – Kazaa for Mac!

Poisoned is a Mac client for the popular Kazaa peer-to-peer file sharing network. Poisoned is a free download for Mac OSX 10.2 Poisoned uses the giFT daemon which is capable of facilitating the communication between the end user and specific filesharing protocols (namely gnutella and FastTrack). This means that when you use Poisoned, you are […]