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Easily Change the Mac OS X Boot up Image with BootXChanger

Aug 5, 2009 - 2 Comments

I’ve been bored with the standard Mac OS X boot up screen and it’s grey Apple logo, and a few times I have scoured around trying to change it manually to no avail. Today though, I stumbled into a post on my friends blog that makes changing the Mac OS X boot image a snap … Read More

Want Microsoft Paint for Mac OS X? Paintbrush is Equivalent!

Dec 14, 2007 - 83 Comments
Paintbrush for Mac

Many of us who converted from a Windows PC to a Mac may long for the amazing artistic capabilities allowed within Microsoft Paint. Ok so maybe that’s a bit dramatic, and we all know that Microsoft Paint is pretty crappy in a weirdly lovable way, but that’s also why it was fun. So, if you … Read More

WriteRoom 1.0 – The free version for a distraction free writing space

Feb 27, 2007 - 6 Comments

WriteRoom is founded on a great idea that is hard to find nowadays in the computing world, a distraction free workspace that emphasizes nothing but the task at hand. In this case, the task is writing, which WriteRoom allows you to do easily. There are few frills other than what you absolutely must need to … Read More

Mac Retro: Run Mac OS System 7 in Mac OS X

Feb 24, 2007 - 3 Comments

How would you like to run Mac OS System 7 in Mac OS X? Never thought about it? Us neither, until we came across a post at Mac Informant showing us how to do it. OK so this just might be at the top of the useless list, but the fact that it’s possible makes … Read More

Mac Retro – ShufflePuck Cafe and Flying Toasters for OS X

Feb 3, 2007 - 2 Comments

Think back, and pretend for a minute that it’s 1989 and you’re on a Macintosh SE/30. What was the hottest game? Shufflepuck Cafe. What was the coolest screensaver at the time? AfterDark’s Flying Toasters. It’s time to get retro with your Mac, and thanks to Mac developers these two blasts from the past have modern … Read More

GLTerminal – Get Retro with Mac Terminal

Dec 14, 2006 - 4 Comments

Remember the old days, where we’d all be peering at little 10″ fisheyed black screens with green or amber text? Well you can relive the computing 70’s and 80’s with this funky app that emulates the appearance of an old terminal. Complete with display curviture, shoddy colors, and even settings for simulated baudrate lag, you’ll … Read More

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