18 May 2013

Wordify for OSX Makes Fun Word Art Out of Photos

Wordify is a fun little OSX app that takes any photo from your hard drive and converts it into word art (like in the header image above). It’s a single-purpose app that does what it says, but with a few more features could be really exceptional.

05 Dec 2012

Keep Your Mac Awake with Caffeine

How many times have you been giving a Webex or on-screen presentation, and your laptop screensaver kicks in or your computer goes to sleep? Rather than constantly fiddling with the trackpad to wake it up, give it some Caffeine!

20 Nov 2012

Handbrake is the Swiss Army Knife of Video Transcoding

HandBrake is an open-source, multiplatform video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. Convert DVDs to MPEG, compress videos to smaller filesizes, or convert from one video format to another.

16 Jul 2012

Better Passwords with 1Password

There’s no excuse for crappy passwords anymore, thanks to apps like 1Password. Creating good, hard-to-crack passwords is clumsy and the harder a password is to crack, the harder it is to remember. So what if you didn’t have to remember them?

20 Jan 2009

Handy Mac OSX Command Line Tricks

Mac users love their Macs for lots of different reasons – the interface is pretty and (generally) stable, things just “work”, and for the command-line junkies, there’s nothing you can’t do by command line that you can do through the GUI. In fact, there’s some stuff you can’t do with

23 Dec 2008

Airport in OSX Dropping Wifi Connection

Ever since buying a new 17″ Macbook Pro, I have been having consistent problems with keeping a wifi connection in my house. I know this is an Apple issue, not a router issue, as I can sit in the exact same spot in the house with Dell and get a