Archive for the 'Software' Category


I keep my Mac’s hard drive pretty clean but CleanMyMac by MacPaw just found over 4 GB of cache, language packs, PowerPC binaries and other extraneous files I didn’t need. In addition it will uninstall App’s similar to AppZapper. Highly recommended.

FaceTime for the Mac

FaceTime for the Mac is out in Beta! We all knew this was coming. Works as expected. Good to have. Download a copy here.

Safari 5: Reader

Along with the new iPhone, Apple also released a new version of Safari now at version five. Among the new features the browser now supports a Reader mode. Basically it works like this. When you’re reading an article on a site, Safari will detect this and add a reader icon in the URL bar as […]

Thoughts on Flash

I love these clear and concisely written monologues by Steve Jobs. Any decent Mac developer (or otherwise) could have most likely told you what’s related in this well written piece, but this one is for all those who still just don’t get it. Read and learn.

In my last post reviewing my new 15″ Mac Book Pro I gushed unashamedly about the new high resolution display I now had accessible for my viewing pleasure. An unusual side affect of all that extra real-estate is that I’ve inadvertently started using the Genius feature in iTunes. I never had any motivation to use […]

So the big news today in the iTunes App Store is the inclusion of the Opera Mini web browser for the iPhone. It would seem many are quite surprised that Apple didn’t reject this from the store. After all why accept an application that is directly competing with Apple’s own built in Safari browser? Opera […]

So the final release of Firefox 3 was unleashed to the world today and as I mentioned before I really liked what they were doing with it. I even went as far as seriously pondering switching over completely. Well since then it seems that I’ve been spending pretty much all my time in Firefox as […]

With today’s first release candidate of Firefox 3 available, I’ve for the first time in a very long time, seriously asked myself the question if it’s time to leave Safari behind in favor of FireFox. The last Safari release saw huge improvements in speed which were fantastic. FireFox 2 just never sat right with me […]


Every now and then I’ll come across an application whose extreme simplicity makes it an absolute must have. I recently stumbled upon one such gem in the form of MindNode. MindNode is basically a mind mapping utility. It enables one to diagram, quite easily, ideas and tasks onto a canvas centralized around a common theme. […]

Safari 3.1 is fast!

Apple unleashed a new update to Safari today. Version 3.1 is touted as having it’s main features be increased speed and being more compliant with web standards. After using it for a few hours now I must admit it’s really quite dramatic just how much faster browsing with it really is. Pages seem to just […]