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Virtual Machine Wallpapers

I can run most any operating system right on my Mac without needing multiple computers on my desk. To keep things tidy, I put together some consistent desktop wallpapers for a few popular OSes...

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How to Maintain a Clean and Tidy Desktop

I\'m a bit OCD when it comes to my workstation. I like to keep a clean desk in the office, and a clean desktop on my screen. This includes keeping my files organized, my email in-box at a manageable number (preferably zero when possible) and my windows positioned just right...

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Google Chrome

Big news on the internet seems to be the release of the new Google Browser. It's been getting alot of love and hate depending on where you read, but as a developer, I welcome it into the family. Read more to see what it looks like in Vista, which seems to be tough to find online right now...

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Things for GTD = Awesome

I use a Mac. I have an iPhone. I like getting things done. Things is the perfect tool for me. With the release of the mobile portion of the app, it's become the best GTD package I've tried...

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Mac + TiVO = Awesome

I've got my Mac Pro with a drive for my movies... that and HandBrake to rip my DVD's (one's I own, of course) plus streaming movies to my TiVO makes an awesome AppleTV alternative...

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Upgrade to the New Cat

I took the plunge and upgraded my Mac Pro to the latest Mac OS system dubbed "Leopard". While not being anything revolutionary, it's still leaps ahead of it's predecessor...

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Safari 3... on Windows?

Looks like Safari is attempting to become a real contender in the browser market. With such a low market share, and until now, in one OS only, it'll be interesting to see what comes of it...

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What a sad day it is...

It's official. Macromedia is now gone, swallowed into the "Walmart of software companies": Adobe. Upon visiting Macromedia.com, I was welcomed with a new, albeit ugly new site design full of whites and grays. The layout is generally the same, but the colors, backgrounds and everything else have been stripped of all sexiness...

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Dashboard... no longer exciting

I guess it was bound to happen, mainly because the coolness of this feature was entirely dependent on what the Mac community was going to do with the technology. I'm just not excited anymore about Dashboard Widgets...

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New, Free AOL Browser

AOL just came out with a new version that *gasp* doesn't require their whole ISP package. Is it any better than everything else out there? No, not really. But it isn't nearly as bad as the train wreck of a browser AOL has provided it's customers in the past...

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