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-image-cool1 Finger Snap

in the wee hours
Before all this OSX miracle, yes, I was a Windows user. 2-3 button mouse was my norm and comfort zone. When my Mac arrived a long time ago, this 1 button mouse simply was something I did not want to use. Then the "Apple logic" phenomenon kicked in and keyboard shortcuts + the mouse became the norm. But alas, I stll missed contextual menues and alwys having to use the keyboard forced me to buy a 3 button mouse. I felt soiled and wished I could go back. When my new iMac came, I opted for the Read more [...]

-image-Apple Phone In August? [Updated]

in the wee hours

Apple Phone In August? [Updated]: “Contrary to recent reports, Engadget says that Apple’s rumored ‘iPhone’ may appear as early as August.

A reader is reporting to us that a coworker’s tech-unsavvy friend, who is regularly hired by Apple to do marketing photo shoots, wa…”

(Via MacRumors.)

-image-iSquint: iPod video made easy. (Donationware) (FLC + convertor)

in the wee hours
Video convertor: "iSquint is an iPod video conversion app for Mac OS X.It's many times faster than QuickTime Pro, works with almost all popular video formats, and it's infinitely free-er.It's also really easy.Just drag in your file, and click Start.You can also choose 'TV' or 'iPod' size, set your quality, or even go all-out by playing in the Advanced drawer.On a 1GHz G4, iSquint can convert most video files to iPod-screen-sized videos in realtime. Features:- Fast MPEG-4 and H.264 conversion Read more [...]

-image-Apple iPhone hoax ads hit YouTube

in the wee hours
Apple iPhone hoax ads hit YouTube: "Fact or fiction, the rumour machine for an Apple mobile phone accelerates with a new batch of hoaxed iPhone ads. (Via Downlaod excellant video hoax.) Read more [...]

-image-Windows Vista Live Demo Tanks

in the wee hours
Windows Vista Live Demo Tanks: "Microsoft recently offered the media a demonstration of the voice recognition features in Windows Vista. Much to the amusement of the attendees - and Microsoft's dismay - the presentation didn't go exactly as planned" (Via Download Video.) Read more [...]

-image-Download Video Clips from YouTube ::

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Download Video Clips from YouTube :: "Unlike all other YouTube download service out there which you need to rename and change extension in order for it to work with .flv players. The downloaded files from this service will be in .flv format BY DEFAULT. It also named the clip according to the clip name at YouTube. So basically all you need left is an .flv player (which can be found at the bottom of this page). If you find us useful, recommend us to your friend. Now have fun downloading. Please Read more [...]

-image-Flip4Mac – INTEL

in the wee hours
Flip4Mac - Press Releases: Nevada City, Calif., July 28, 2006 – Telestream, the media encoding specialist, today announced availability of Flip4Mac™ WMV version 2.1 software. Release highlights include universal support for Apple’s Intel-based Macintosh systems and significantly faster Windows Media encoding for PowerPC Mac users. The Flip4Mac WMV update is free and available for download on Microsoft and Flip4Mac websites. (Via flip4mac.) Read more [...]

-image-MacNN | Apple: iPods built to last 4 years

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Apple: iPods built to last 4 years: "The internet community has continued to question durability of Apple's iPod line, leaving some consumers to question whether the popular portable media players are built well enough to withstand the normal everyday wear and tear. Apple has acknowledged some issues in the recent past, offering battery replacements to some and free Nano replacements to those customers who purchased the tiny players with easily-cracked or scratched LCDs." (Via macnn.) Read more [...]

-image-Liquid CD 1.27

in the wee hours
Maconnect: "LiquidCD is a freeware for burning CDs and DVDs built for Mac OS X. But LiquidCD is more than a burning software and has useful built-in features." (Via maconnect.) Enjoy your music everywhere An Audio CD for you Hi-Fi set, or a MP3 CD for your home CD player or car radio: simply choose some MP3, AAC or any QuickTime readable audio file and burn the CD. Thanks to the built-in iTunes browser, it's easy to select your favourite songs. It's easy to backup your data. Your CD is ready Read more [...]

-image-Seashore Opensource Graphic editor

in the wee hours
Seashore - About: "Seashore is an open source image editor for Cocoa. It features gradients, textures and anti-aliasing for both text and brush strokes. It supports multiple layers and alpha channel editing. It is based around the GIMP's technology and uses the same native file format." (Via Seashore.) Read more [...]

-image-Realviz updates, expands Stitcher line

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Realviz updates, expands Stitcher line: “Realviz has released new versions of its Stitcher panorama creation software. Targeting photographers of all levels from the amateur enthusiast to the professional, Stitcher is now available in three versions: Stitcher E..

(Via MacNN.)

-image-Mightier Wireless Mouse Unveiled By Apple

in the wee hours
Mightier Wireless Mouse Unveiled By Apple: "Now you can get the familiar feel of Apple's Mighty Mouse minus the wires. Apple unveiled the new wireless version on the Apple home page not long after pictures of a prototype showed up at Engadget. The new model has bluetooth and some sort of 'laser-powered' tracking system Apple claims is 20 times more sensitivity to surface detail than traditional optical tracking engines." (Via MacSlash.) Read more [...]

-image-DashPrefs – turn it off

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DashPrefs: "Dashboard isn't for everyone. And if you're undecided if you're one of them, DashPrefs makes it easy for you to keep making this choice, whenever you want. Even right now! With DashPrefs, you can: Disable Dashboard entirely — without rebooting, without anything. Saves you system resources, and it doesn't get in your way in the worst moment! Disable Dashboard's Advisory feature. This was introduced in 10.4.7, and permanently checks every 8 hours whether your widgets match those Read more [...]

-image-Parallels Desktop for Mac is now available in the Apple Store!

in the wee hours
Apple Sells Parallels in Stores Through our exclusive partnership with Nova Development, Parallels Desktop for Mac will be available in the Apple Store, as well as leading retailers like Staples, Office Depot, CompUSA, Fry's Electronics, and Micro Center! The product is already on the shelf in the Apple Store, and will be rolling out to the other retailers over the next 30 days. SRP will be $79.99, the same price that is available on our website. (Via Benjamin H. Rudolph.) Read more [...]

-image-EasyEnvelopes – Dashboard Widget

in the wee hours
EasyEnvelopes - DashboardAbout EasyEnvelopes Quickly print a one-off envelope, or utilize its tight integration with Address Book which allows you to quickly find a person’s address to print an envelope for. It handles USPS bar codes for both 5 and 9 digit bar codes, and boasts many time-saving nicities. EasyEnvelopes works with any country’s addressing format, and is fully international-friendly and localizable. It lets you control the size of your envelope, the formatting for the Read more [...]