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September 13, 2007
-Nikon ViewNX Is Out, Isn't It Two Years Too Late?
[Not a Nikon shooter? Move on, nothing to see here except, well...what are you stupid? Buy a Nikon already!] Nikon has released ViewNX for Mac and Windows and it's really...
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July 27, 2007
-How To Solve Mac Video Playing Problems
A few weeks ago I complained about the state of Video Players For The Mac (and Windows) but have come across a solution today. Perian is a free, open source...
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July 11, 2007
-Galleon 2.4.1 released
Galleon 2.4.1 has just been released and includes many fixes and updates for Windows and Mac users. Release Notes If you're unfamiliar, Galleon is a TiVo Media Server that allows...
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July 09, 2007
-Video Players For The Mac?
Yeah QuickTime Player has some nice things to it, especially if you purchase the pro version but there are lots of video formats it doesn't handle well or at all....
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June 29, 2007
-Huzzah! FolderShare Works On Macs Again
My synchronizing problems are almost completely solved thanks to the guys at Microsoft's FolderShare. As I reported a few days ago they reached out to me to help resolve the...
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June 26, 2007
-A Solution To Mac Syncing Problems?
An update to Friday's post, Synchronizing Macs Seems Impossible. I've received an email Monday from someone at Microsoft offering to help me resolve the issues I'm experiencing with FolderShare! I've...
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June 25, 2007
-Getting Things Done, Why Isn't It A Web App?
I've always been obsessive about being organized and completing things. Since the release of the first PalmPilot I was using the Palm PDAs (owned 4 Palm PDAs) and the Palm...
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June 23, 2007
-Synchronizing Macs Seems Impossible
I was very excited when I learned about Picnic. I thought I finally found a solution to my syncing problems but it's sadly not what I need. It looked so...
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June 22, 2007
-iStat Menus Released
System Monitoring for Mac just improved. I've been using MenuMeters on my Macs up until today...iSlayer released iStat Menus and it's much sexier. In addition to many of the same...
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June 19, 2007
-Galleon For Mac Released
An alpha version of Galleon for the Mac has been announced almost one month to the day after I named it as one of the 10 Missing Mac OS X...
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June 18, 2007
-Why am I still using Windows?
Parallels is losing its luster for me. Well, actually, it's not so much Parallels. It's fracking Windows. I'm completely fed up with Windows and leaving it running just for mIRC....
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June 12, 2007
-50 Must Have Mac Applications
Six Seven of my friends bought Macs today or will be buying a Mac this week. In order to avoid answering the same questions about software over and over. Here's...
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June 06, 2007
-MarsEdit 1.2 Released
Red Sweater Software released MarsEdit 1.2 today. Since switching to the Mac, I've become a big fan of MarsEdit. It changed my entire approach to blogging as I can start...
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June 02, 2007
-Parallels 3.0 Sounds Cool But...
No sooner than I bought Parallels Desktop for Mac, Parallels announces that version 3.0 is almost here and it'll cost $49.99 unless I take a risk and buy it now....
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May 19, 2007
-I LOVE Coda, web dev is fun again.
Almost a month ago when I got my first Mac I mentioned that I needed something similar to TopStyle and that I still had to try out Transmit. Shortly after...
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May 02, 2007
-$300 is my new limit for software
I'm fed up with overpriced software. Rarely is any software priced over $500 dollars worth its high price. It is almost always so bloated by feature creep that it has...
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March 28, 2007
-Adobe Creative Suite CS3 Now Available For Preorders
After a long wait for many, Adobe finally announced the pricing of Adobe Creative Suite 3. In addition to many new features CS3 natively supports Apple's Intel based Macs. From...
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March 27, 2007
-Twitterrific 2.0 public beta announced
A beta release of Twitterrific 2.0 is now available and it looks pretty sweet! User Interface updated to allow option to have names and tweets both in-line with user pictures....
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February 28, 2007
-Watch Your Web Downloads on TiVo FREE!
TiVo has released a new beta of TiVoToGo that allows you to play some web videos on your TiVo but you'll have to pay $24.95 for the privilege. Support is...
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December 26, 2006
-Google Toolbar Custom Buttons
I love the Google Toolbar. I feel like I have one hand tied behind my back when I have to use a browser that doesn't have it installed. A...
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June 08, 2006
-My Most Wished For Firefox Extension Finally Comes To Be
Google Browser Sync is a Firefox extension that continuously synchronizes your browser settings including bookmarks, history, persistent cookies, and saved passwords across all your computers. It also allows...
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January 07, 2006
-Firefox Must Have Extentions Update
My list of Must Have Firefox Extentions has been updated to include FxIF, PrefBar, Resizeable Textarea, and Sort Bookmarks. FxIF allows you to view the EXIF data contained in JPEG...
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December 15, 2005
-Firefox Must Have Extentions Update
I've updated my list of Must Have Firefox Extentions to include Viamatic foXpose and the Google Safe Browsing Extentions. With the Viamatic FoXpose extension, you can click on the icon...
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December 03, 2005
-Firefox 1.5 Released and Must Have Extensions Update
The best web browser just got much better. Version 1.5 of the Firefox Web Browser has finally been released from months of beta testing and development. The first thing you'll...
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November 04, 2005
-Microsoft has purchased FolderShare
You might recall that I blogged about FolderShare before and have recommended the service to everyone with multiple computers. Today I learned that Microsoft has purchased FolderShare and its now...
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September 27, 2005
-Yet Another Must Have Firefox Extensions Update
I've replaced Tab X and Tabbrowser Preferences with the much superior Tab Mix Plus on my list of Must Have Firefox Extentions....
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September 20, 2005
-Firefox Must Have Extentions Update
I've added ScrapBook and Sceen grab! to my list of Must Have Firefox Extentions....
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-Secure Google Wifi Across the US?
At the time of this posting I could access https://wifi.google.com/download.html and https://wifi.google.com/faq.html and even download the application. Screen shots: Apparently Google is test launching a WiFi service in San Francisco...
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August 24, 2005
-Google Talk Now Available and Easter Egg Uncovered!
After much speculation and rumor, Google has just launched its IM/Voice Chat product, Google Talk. Rumors flew throughout the day until the application was officially announced in a cryptic message...
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August 17, 2005
-Firefox Must Have Extentions Update
I've added InFormEnter, MenuEditor, SessionSaver, Tab X, and TargetAlert to my list of Must Have Firefox Extentions....
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July 05, 2005
-Foldershare - Automatic Folder Synchronization
Wow, after a year long search, I finally found the automatic folder synchronization solution I was looking for. FolderShare allows you to create a private peer-to-peer network that automatically (or...
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April 21, 2005
-Hundreds of Mp3s, Free and Legal
Amazon.com has a list of their top free music downloads and updates it every six hours. Most are from Artists and Groups you know and are very good. In addition...
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April 19, 2005
-AdSenseLog - Check and analyze your Adsense ads stats
I came across an interesting shareware program to analyze Google Adsense ads data (content, search and even your ad channels). It analyzes your Adsense data and produces extensive statistical reports...
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April 08, 2005
-Firefox, why aren't you using it? Must Have Firefox Extensions
This post is mostly for my non-geek friends that aren't already using the Firefox Web Browser or heaven forbid are not even aware of it. Firefox is a free, faster,...
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February 22, 2005
-The Dummies* Guide to Podcasting
After being constantly harassed to explain podcasting to friends and others I'd figured I could write a post explaining the concept and include instructions and links to everything to get...
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July 26, 2004
-Automatic Folder Synchronization
Thank you to everyone who responded to my Call For Help... Need something for automatic folder synchronization post here and also on a few message boards. SyncBack, Mirror Folder, and...
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July 15, 2004
-Call For Help... Need something for automatic folder synchronization
I desperately need a program (free or otherwise) that will automatically synchronize specific folders on several different computer's NTFS hard drives across a local area network. Anything that relies on...
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November 09, 2003
-Google Deskbar, a must have!
Google has released a toolbar for Windows, the Google Deskbar. It allows you to search Google (and other sites, more on that later) from any application without lifting your fingers...
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September 12, 2003
-Disable the Windows DCOM/RPC Remote Once And For All
I've been talking about the problems with Window's DCOM remote for a while. Microsoft has just recently released another update (their third!) to fix this service but unfortunately its still...
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-Are you a Fox News Junkie?
At home I almost always have my TV tuned to Fox News but even when its not I can still keep up with breaking news thanks to the new Fox...
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August 21, 2003
-McAfee VirusScan Online 8.0.16 Review
Despite once vowing to never purchase another McAfee product again I neglected to cancel my auto-renewing subscriptions to McAfee VirusScan Online and McAfee Personal Firewall Plus. But, after seeing all...
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August 11, 2003
-SpamBayes?
I read an article this morning in ComputerWorld that discussed Cornell University's success with a new free and open source spam filter, SpamBayes. It is a Bayesian anti-spam filter that...
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January 29, 2003
-One Strike Out and Then A Hit
A few days ago we got to talking about music (mp3) players in #lockergnome. On the recommendation of Mouse I downloaded dBpowerAMP and also decided to give dBpower Converter a...
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November 28, 2002
-Thank goodness for vacations
I've been feverishly working on the new content management system and rewrite of BowlingFans.com's code to strictly comply with CSS2 and XTHML 1.1. I still have a lot left to...
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November 19, 2002
-All free/opensource projects should be this good
Jason posted about this AWESOME free/open-source Gallery Project a couple weeks ago. Last night I had some free time to install it and get it running on my shitty server....
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October 22, 2002
-Lost inside games
I'm not much of a gamer. When I do find some free time to play games I'm drawn mostly to Real Time Strategies and tend to stay away from First...
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October 20, 2002
-What goes nice with Red?
I've always had trouble picking colors that harmonize nicely. It has been a significant problem when ever I need to quickly draft a web site design for a potential client....
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October 16, 2002
-Screen Calipers
Ever need to know the exact size of any window or object on your screen in Windows? I was always wishing I could pull out a ruler that measured in...
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September 24, 2002
-Get the Leading Anti-Spam Product Yadda Yadda Yadda
I don't know if they're trying to be ironic intentionally or if they need to find a fucking clue. In any case McAfee feels just because I'm a customer they...
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September 04, 2002
-Outlook 2002 Puzzlement
Yesterday, I stepped up to Outlook 2002 from Outlook Express mostly so I could try out the Cloudmark SpamNet spam filter (which has been working great and is highly recommended!)...
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August 12, 2002
-Useful downloads
My name is Steve and I'm a freewareolic. If you're like most people you probably type the same phrases or addresses over and over throughout the day. Well you can...
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