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A Prank Kernel Panic Screen Saver for Mac OS X

Jul 22, 2016 - 16 Comments

Little is dreaded more in the Mac world than the kernel panic, the Mac OS X equivalent of the Windows Blue Screen of Death of yesteryear. While modern versions of Mac OS X don’t display the kernel panic screen like they used to, that doesn’t mean you still can’t have some mischievous fun with a … Read More

How to Use 72 New Emoji Icons Right Now from Unicode 9

Jul 1, 2016 - 5 Comments
New Emoji is probably coming to iOS 10

iOS 10 is probably going to include 72 new emoji characters as part of the Unicode 9.0 standard, but you don’t have to wait for the next generation operating system if you want to start having fun with the new emojis right now.

Get a Fun Vintage Terminal for Mac with Cool Retro Term

Jun 24, 2016 - 8 Comments
Amazing retro Mac terminal APPLE II

Feel like taking another trip down memory lane? With the assistance of an excellent fun free retro terminal emulator fittingly called Cool Retro Term, you can experience the golden yesteryears of cathode display computing and pretend your shiny new Mac is an ancient Apple II or IBM workstation.

BitCam: Relive the Early 90s with a One-Bit Camera for iPhone

Jun 10, 2016 - 5 Comments
bitcam iPhone camera example photo

Longtime Mac users pining to recall the nostalgia of one-bit dithered graphics and Macintosh System 6 will certainly enjoy the astonishingly accurate retro goodness offered by BitCam for iPhone.

Use an Animated GIF as Wallpaper in Mac OS X with GIFPaper

May 21, 2016 - 10 Comments

Have you ever wished the wallpaper on your Mac was animated? One common trick to achieve that effect is to set a screen saver as the desktop wallpaper in Mac OS X, which looks great but can wind up using a fair amount of processor to display the animations, but now another option is available; … Read More

Get a Windows Logo Screen Saver on Mac with FoolSaver

May 6, 2016 - 7 Comments

Want to disguise your Mac a bit and make it look like it’s running Windows? Maybe throw someone off or prank a coworker? Or perhaps you’re just feeling nostalgic for those beautiful Windows logo screen savers of yesteryear? You can relive the Windows screen saving experience this with a goofy .saver file called FoolSaver for … Read More

Play Playstation 4 Games on Mac (or Windows) with PS4 Remote Play

Apr 9, 2016 - 12 Comments
Ps4 Remote Play

Want to play Playstation 4 games on your computer? Now you can thanks to PS4 Remote Play, available for Mac OS X (and Windows PC). The Remote Play app basically allows you to control the Playstation remotely from a computer, streaming a PS4 game from the Playstation 4 itself to the Mac or PC over … Read More

Make Animated GIFs from Movies in Mac OS X with Drag & Drop Ease

Apr 8, 2016 - 10 Comments
Make a GIF from a movie in Mac OS X with Drop To Gif

Creating animated GIFs out of a movie file or or video usually requires a bit of effort, but now you can convert a movie into an animated GIF on a Mac with drag and drop simplicity, thanks to the aptly named Drop to GIF.

April Fools! The “iPhone is Disabled” Wallpaper Prank

Apr 1, 2016 - 1 Comment
iPhone is disabled, try again wallpaper prank

April Fools is a great time to play innocent pranks on fellow iPhone users, and one which nearly never fails to stump someone in a harmless manner is the infamous “iPhone is disabled” wallpaper prank. Of course this isn’t limited to the official prank holiday of April first, and you can use it to fool … Read More

Play DTMF Tones on the Mac, Wow

Mar 31, 2016 - 18 Comments

Did you know your Mac has built in DTMF tones? It sure does! It’s likely part of the ability to make phone calls from a Mac via the iPhone, but putting aside the obvious utility of the tones existence, it’s also kind of a fun retro throwback to the caveman days of using dial tones … Read More

Write Like a Politician with Simple Language Editor for Mac

Mar 27, 2016 - 20 Comments
Simple Language Text Editor for Mac

Have you ever noticed that most politicians speak in remarkably simplified plain language? This is intentional, with most communicating far below their educational achievements and speaking somewhere between a fourth grade level to a fifth grade level, and rarely a bit higher. The idea is to make concepts simple, with the message easy to understand, … Read More

Nintendo 64 & Playstation Emulators for Mac OS X: OpenEmu

Jan 16, 2016 - 14 Comments
OpenEmu N64 emulator game controller customization

The Mac has long been a great platform for emulating older gaming consoles, and now the best emulator for OS X has gotten even better, as OpenEmu includes support for two other retro gaming greats; the Nintendo 64 and Playstation 1. PS1 and N64 support is in addition to the vast console compatibility already included … Read More

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