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Things Mac OS X

Things Mac OS X

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New cool list of Linux must-have programs Update: A new, up-to-date collection is available. Please take a look! It's been approximately two years since I've written the first article, A (cool) list of Linux tools. Magical Macintosh Key Sequences This is a collection of the (poorly documented) key-sequences that do things. It’s probably possible to find all this information within Apple’s Knowledge Base, but it’s currently scattered across multiple entries [update 14 May, 2003: There’s a knowledge-base article that lists many of the keys supported by Mac OS X that came out December 2002. I just noticed it now]. 13 Excellent Mac Utilities You Might Not Know About (But Should) Don't Forget to participate in a contest where you can win an amazing e-Commerce template from TemplateMonster. There are many Mac apps/utilities out there, but getting by free and good ones are not that easy. That is why I am sharing The 13 Excellent Mac Utilities You Might Not Know About But Should. Read each entry in the list and see which tool suits your needs best. You are welcome if you want to share more web apps that our readers/viewers may like.

Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts To use a keyboard shortcut you press a modifier key with a character key. For example, pressing the Command key (it has a symbol) and then the "c" key copies whatever is currently selected (text, graphics, and so forth) into the Clipboard. This is also known as the Command-C keyboard shortcut. 15 Web Alternatives to Popular Desktop Software Web applications for business have come a long way. They used to be poor imitations of their desktop counterparts, with only one or two functions and not at all practical. But my, have these apps grown. 7 Alternatives to Pandora and?Last.FM Whether you are annoyed by the ads on Pandora, the limited number of skips, or the abyss of cruel 30-second song teasers from Last.FM, many online listeners are growing weary of mainstream methods of hearing new music. While the Pandora algorithm is strong, and the Last.FM related artists tool is pretty useful, don’t fool yourself in to thinking that there aren’t other great ways to expose yourself to new music in the depths of cyberspace. Here are 7 alternatives to Pandora and Last.FM that will infuse your day with an uninterrupted stream of music that large record companies haven’t managed to squash under their thumbs yet. StumbleAudio StumbleAudio has a killer recommendation engine that works better for me than Pandora’s. Instead of “genomes”, StumbleAudio uses listeners’ favoritism as well as buying pattern data from online music stores to make suggestions.

AppleScript: The Language of Automation The Language of Automation Powerful, easy-to-learn, easy-to-use automation for Macintosh systems. Everyone who uses a computer knows how daunting it can be to perform the same series of tasks over and over again. For example, try to change the name of 75 files in a folder and you'll soon realize how time-consuming and stressful repetitive actions can be. Isn't there an easier way?

50 Mac Apps With Well Designed & Sexy Interfaces « SUBERAPPS November 19th, 2009 50 Mac Apps With Well Designed & Sexy Interfaces Ever since the roundup of 21+ essential iPhone apps with sexy interfaces crashed my hosting server (!), I understand how much people love roundups of well designed apps. This post is a round up of 50 handpicked Mac apps that have either well designed or have really sexy interfaces or both! They’re not arranged in any order, just random.

OS X Keyboard shortcuts Screen Capture to disk: 3 Screen to jpeg file on desktop 4 + Drag: Selection to jpeg file on desktop 4 + Spacebar: Window (click camera) to jpeg file Screen Capture to clipboard: The Hacker Manifesto by +++The Mentor+++ Written January 8, 1986 Another one got caught today, it's all over the papers. "Teenager Arrested in Computer Crime Scandal", "Hacker Arrested after Bank Tampering"... Damn kids. They're all alike. True Facts Facts - interesting, provocative, well-seasoned One out of ten children in Europe are conceived on an IKEA bed. Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes. An eagle can kill a young deer and fly away with it.

Apple Just Handed Twitter The Keys To The iOS Kingdom — Here’s Twitter’s Take When we first broke the news that iOS 5 would come with Twitter integration, I wasn’t thinking big enough. Based on the fairly vague (but credible) information I had, I figured it was mainly based around the Twitter Photos product which Twitter was rushing to get out in time. Turns out it goes much, much deeper. 10 Awesome Apple Blogs For Geeks [Mac] Are you a part of the Apple cult? Do you love your Mac so much that you sulk when you have to use a PC? Are you desperate to find out more about iPad releases and Apple events? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then read on. If you’re an Apple fan and you love reading Apple news, you’ll love today’s list. Here’s a collection of some of the best Apple blogs, covering tips and tricks, Apple releases, gossip and gadgets.

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