OSX Tools for Video Podcasting

OSX Tools for Video Podcasting
I create video tutorials on a regular basis for Tubetorial, and do it all on my Macbook. When I first got started, I used my PC and the excellent Camtasia, but since I’m so much more productive on my Mac, I thought I would give it a try one day- and I never looked back. Read more…

Decode Lossless Files with XLD

Decode Lossless Files with XLD
The truth is, I never thought I would file this under Apps I Can’t Live Without- I don’t really consider myself an “audiophile”. It was the Husband who turned me on to the joys of lossless music, and let me tell you, hearing Yo-Yo Ma play Bach Cello Suite No.1 without quality loss (which is Read more…

SpeakingFox for Firefox

While I do like Safari, as a web developer it’s just more practical for me to use Firefox. Plus, I get to use all these cool extensions! Like this one: SpeakingFox is a Firefox add-on that does one thing, and very well. It allows you to convert text in your browser to audible speech. Safari Read more…

10.7 Showing Up Already

10.7 Showing Up Already
Although it’s not even a year since Snow Leopard was released, and now web servers and other programs are already seeing 10.7 show up. From Mac Rumors: The information comes from an entry posted earlier today in a database of changes to the open source “launchd” framework, which oversees booting of Mac OS X and Read more…

Are you excited about Snow Leopard?

Are you excited about Snow Leopard?
I could care less about Snow Leopard at this point. I really dislike the name. I think it’s going to confuse casual users. I think Apple has lowered our expectations on it on purpose, which I think is a good idea, but I’ve been left with a sort of “who cares” feeling when it comes Read more…

Cartoon Network to launch MMO on Mac

Cartoon Network to launch MMO on Mac
Cartoon Network will be launching its massively multiplayer online game “FusionFall” today. The game will cost $5.95 per month, and a box version will be released for $19.95 that also include 4 months of play. The game will feature many characters from Cartoon Network’s original stable like Ben 10 Alien Force, Dexter’s Laboratory, Foster’s Home Read more…

VIDEO: First video of Snow Leopard in Action

New Videos have surfaced online from sevenmac.de that appear to be shots of Snow Leopard in action. Like Apple has said, not much seems to have changed visually, but it looks like the update won’t be as “featureless” as Apple originally claimed. If these videos are truly shots of Snow Leopard then you can see Read more…

VIDEO: Wired shows you how to make a Hackintosh “Netbook”

If you want a netbook running OSX – you don’t have to wait until some distant point in the future when Apple releases something that completely re-invents the netbook – you can do it now, thanks to this video from Wired. The video goes through the entire process, even showing you where to go to Read more…

Apple is developing a 3D Mac UI

Apple Insider has an extensive look at an Apple patent filing that could point to some interesting innovations for future versions of the Apple OS. The drawings showcase some innovative ways that Apple could implement a 3D desktop environment on the desktop. Instead of a two dimensional interface that we have now we could see Read more…

You Tube Find: Alfred.TV demos the NeXT Cube

Alfred DiBlasi is at it again with another extremely detailed video on his site Alfred.tv. Previously we’ve seen a Classic Lisa video, a modern Lisa unboxing, and a 20th Anniversary Mac unboxing as well. His latest video is a 53 minute look at the NeXT Cube. In the video you can see a clear look Read more…