Mac software bundles are a dime a dozen these days. Just yesterday, my pal Steve Sande wrote about the Mac Bundle Box for TUAW and it seems nearly every week, my inbox gets a notice about this bundle promotion or that bundle promotion. At first glance The Mac Sale doesn't seem that different from...
Update: Slashdot is reporting that CentOS co-founder, Lance Davis has reappeared and that the domain, trademarks and artwork are now under the stewardship of the CentOS Project. Let's hope they file the proper legal forms ASAP. For users or businesses that want to use Red Hat Enterprise Linux...
Because I work almost exclusively in remote-based teams, I'm always looking for new tools and services that can help me manage my daily tasks and effectively collaborate with my team members. One of the biggest problems I have with some collaboration systems is that they require everyone to...
As a browser, Safari is pretty sparse when it comes to behavior add-ons and extensions. This is primarily because while officially supported plugins for media-types DO exist, there isn't an official plugin architecture for behavior based extensions. Developers have managed to work around this...
Web-apps that utilize the Twitter API are a dime a dozen these days, thanks to the micro-blogging services skyrocketing popularity. Dan Benjamin has just joined the mix with his own creation: Overlapr. Overlapr is an easy way to find out how many followers (or friends) overlap across two Twitter...
Fortunately, Wikipedia's video options won't end up like this When I first read the headline that Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia, is preparing to offer editors lots of new video tools and support, I was immediately filled with dread. I instantly started imagining the types of videos...
Today is a historic day. Not only is it the 65th anniversary of D-Day (and my grandfather, a US Naval Captain was there), It is the 25th anniversary of the greatest puzzle game of all time: Tetris. In honor of Alexey Pajitnov's awesome creation, I've tracked down some awesome ways to play Tetris...
Over the past few months, storage and collaboration service Box.net has really ramped up its focus on adding tools and services that can help small and large businesses be more productive. With full-text search, enhanced collaboration tools, and a web-based document creation, the service is a...
I'm a big fan of Amazon Web Services (AWS). I use Amazon S3 to backup my websites every day and have used the CloudFront as an inexpensive CDN for image hosting. Lots of individuals and businesses also use S3 as a cloud-based backup too, using Jungle Disk, S3Fox, and other utilities to transfer...
We're hitting the home stretch in the MindBites Screencast 4 Cash contest! As I discussed last month, MindBites is holding a contest in conjunction with Techsmith's Jing Pro and Download Squad (that's us!). Entrants can submit an original screencast to be eligible to win a Grand Prize of $1000, plus...
- Daylight saving public service announcement: Don't count on your iPhone alarm this weekend
- Weekend App: Block Fortress: War brings real-time strategy to the original Minecraft-style Block Fortress game
- Caturday: Mater surveys his domain
- Russia's Megafon to sell the iPhone once more and other news from March 7, 2014