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How to Use Snap Camera Filters on Zoom, Skype, & Hangouts Video Chat

Aug 3, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Use Snap Camera Filters

Looking for a way to have a bit more fun and goof around on video chat? Snapchat Camera allows you to use Snapchat filters applied directly to other video chat apps used on a Mac or Windows PC, including Skype, Zoom, Hangouts, and more. So, do you want to use the Snapchat filters you know … Read More

How to Open Numbers File on Windows PC with iCloud

May 3, 2020 - 2 Comments
How to Open Numbers File on Windows PC with iCloud

Need to open a Numbers file but you’re on a Windows PC? No problem, you can use iCloud to access, edit, and open Numbers files, even if you don’t have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac with an official Numbers app handy.

Eliminate distractions on your Mac with SelfControl

Jun 17, 2010 - 4 Comments

There’s nothing that kills productivity more than distractions, and while it’s hard to minimize some, there’s tools available to help prevent some digital distractions. Social networking sites, email, Twitter, Google News, there’s endless things that can distract your focus and waste your time if you don’t stop them. SelfControl is a utility that aids in … Read More

Show the date and calendar on your Mac desktop with Dateline

May 24, 2010 - Leave a Comment

Dateline is a nice little utility that places a transparent linear calendar on your Mac desktop. It’s pretty customizable so if you want the dates to be horizontal or vertical, or the text color or their background colors to be different it’s just an easy couple of tweaks away. Perhaps the best part about Dateline … Read More

Get serious about preventing online distractions with Freedom for Mac

May 18, 2010 - 2 Comments

If you’re a writer, developer, designer, musician, anyone that needs to have complete concentration to create freely, this app just might be your saving grace. Freedom forces you to pull away from the ubiquitous distractions of the online world by disabling your Mac’s network interface for a set amount of time, up to 8 hours. … Read More

NameChanger Will Batch Rename Files for Free in Mac OS

May 11, 2010 - 12 Comments

NameChanger is a free app solution to quickly and easily batch rename files in Mac OS X. It has all the features you’d expect in a batch renaming app, and you can replace occurrences of text in filenames, use wildcards, append text or characters, add dates, make files sequential, and even remove characters, just select … Read More

Shrink Illustrator PDF File Sizes with ShrinkIt

Apr 29, 2010 - Leave a Comment

ShrinkIt is a handy little app that greatly reduces the file size of Illustrator generated PDF’s. Created as an internal tool, the developers over at Panic realized that PDF files saved from Adobe Illustrator were loaded with loads of extra nonsense metadata, even patterns, preview bitmaps, swatches, creating enormous PDF file sizes when they should … Read More

The best Visio alternative for Mac is OmniGraffle

Apr 25, 2010 - 17 Comments

“I use Visio frequently at work in an all Windows environment, but I really don’t want to have to install Parallels or Boot Camp on my new MacBook just to run Visio. Is there some kind of alternative like Visio for Mac OS X?” This is a great question, and I think you’ll be quite … Read More

How to Download and get Internet Explorer for Mac

Apr 20, 2010 - 50 Comments

So you need to run Internet Explorer on your Mac and you don’t want to bother with a full Windows install in something like Parallels. What are you left with? Update: You can download Internet Explorer and Windows virtual machines for free that run within Mac OS X. That method works for IE7, IE 8, … Read More

How to Show Invisible Files in Transmit for Mac

Apr 19, 2010 - 9 Comments

If you are trying to view invisible files through the Mac sFTP / FTP client Transmit, stop looking around in the Preferences and View Options because it won’t be there.

Name Mangler is a Batch Rename File Utility for Mac OS X

Mar 30, 2010 - 10 Comments

If you have a bunch of files you need renamed on your Mac, and the computer isn’t new enough to have the built-in batch rename feature, then Name Mangler is a decent solution in a fairly crowded field. With a good interface that is intuitive to use, you can easily batch rename tons and tons … Read More

Track your Mouse Movements Onscreen with IOGraphica

Mar 23, 2010 - Leave a Comment

Have you ever wondered what your mouse is doing when it’s moving around all day as you work? Well with a cool app called IOGraphica, you can do exactly that on a Mac or Windows PC. The end result is quite interesting as you can see from the pictures.

Compare Versions of a Word Document with Microsoft Word

Mar 15, 2010 - 1 Comment
DOCX files

Do you have two Word doc files that you need to see the differences between, and compare the two easily side-by-side to review changes? You can easily compare Word documents against each other with the Microsoft Word app in Mac OS X and Windows, Word of course is part of the Microsoft Office Suite, and … Read More

Download Google Books

Mar 11, 2010 - 13 Comments

Google Books is a pretty amazing virtual library filled with who knows how many books, magazines, periodicals, and whatever else you might expect to find in a brick and mortar library. Some of the books can be downloaded and saved as a PDF with just a click, others are restricted, but thats where Google Book … Read More

Distraction Free Writing Space with OmmWriter

Feb 4, 2010 - 1 Comment

I’m a big fan of distraction free writing space, and so far WriteRoom has this market cornered pretty well on Mac OS X. OmmWriter looks like a worthy contender though, it’s got a beautiful unobtrusive interface and is complete with a relaxing background and subtle peaceful sound effects… if that sounds a little cheesy it … Read More

Create a New Floating Stickies Note from Anywhere in Mac OS X with Shift+Command+Y

Jan 18, 2010 - 9 Comments

You may already know that you can use a keystroke to make a Stickies Note from Safari app in Mac OS X, but did you know that same keystroke works in many more apps on the Mac? Yes, it turns out you can instantly create a Stickies note from almost anywhere and any application in … Read More

Track the Touch Input of your Mac Multitouch Trackpad

Jan 8, 2010 - 2 Comments

If you’ve ever wondered what your Mac Multitouch Trackpad is doing, download this fun little application. It tracks multitouch input and shows you just how sensitive the multitouch surface really is, detecting up to 11 input points, and also knowing the surface area.

VLC Player for Mac OS X may be dead

Dec 17, 2009 - 1 Comment

Update: VLC has posted this clarifying the state of the VLC for Mac project, stating ‘VLC for Mac death is “greatly exagerated”‘, and emphasizing that the majority of development issues are in regards to the GUI, apparently it’s not as perilous as the web has assumed. VLC Player for Mac OS X may well be … Read More

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