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Invites for MailPlane beta

I have 5 invites for the beta of Mailplane, the gmail app that is just as cool as gmail in a browser. With support for multiple accounts and lots of other nifty things. Post a comment below, just remember to […]

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Tracking packages on a Mac

I just ordered iWork ’08 from Apple. When you get the confirmation e-mail, there’s a tracking number. In Europe, Apple use TNT, but the TNT web page was crap (I couldn’t even find a tracker search box!). So I downloaded […]

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Skitch is a brand new app for uploading of pictures. “Heh, I need an app for that??”, you might say. Yes, you do. Because Skitch do it in ways you wouldn’t believe. It looks amazing, behaves like it has a […]

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WWDC 2007

In a few hours, I’m off to the Apple World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. A whole week of unlimited Mac fun, learning, meetups, sessions, labs, meeting people and seeing San Francisco for the first time. If you’re there […]

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OmniFocus video is out

Omnigroup just posted a new video showing the main features of the forthcoming OmniFocus application. And it looks like they are doing almost everything right. The two things I like the most: Focus Let’s you focus on a special project […]

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Final Cut Pro wipes

I have used Final Cut Pro since version 1.0 in 1999. During these 8 years I have used wipes two or three times. Wipes are ugly. Heh. But today a friend of mine called and asked: What do I buy […]

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Nike + iPod mac app

Graham is thinking about making a Nike + iPod application for OS X. Here are some of my initial thoughts: Graphs that show your progress over time, either with the same route, or how far you manage to run in […]

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GTD mac app: iGTD

Bartek Bargiel is another one in the race for the best Mac GTD application. In good Apple style it’s called iGTD and has some very nice features (and some annoying shortcomings as well). The two things I like the most: […]

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Sean Tierney: Use your desktop as a matrix for urgency/importance

Urgency vs. Importance and the 5th system for scattered todos: Mentally superimpose the above graph on your desktop (or if you really want, draw it as your background). Drag the resources (URL locations, documents, graphics, audio files, forms, whatever you’re […]

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Leave your Mac alone while it’s installing software

Very good advice from Rosyna Keller at Unsanity: When “Optimize System Performance” appears during the update process do not touch your computer and definitely do not launch any applications. Just back away from your computer box as if it were […]

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OmniFocus icon

What do you think of the icon draft Omni has posted for OmniFocus? I’m not sure. I think the other Omni icons are way better. Here they are, presented with the three “main” competitors OmniFocus have: If I were in […]

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Multitouch software development

Shannon asks in an IM message: “Saw your posts about multitouch. How do you think this interface technology will impact software engineering and what kinds of applications can be developed?” Good question! I’m not sure it will impact software engineering […]

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Blackmagic Disk Speed Test showing slower results

We have been installing a new Xsan system the latest days (more about that in a later post). When testing the performance we use two different tools, and they have very different results, 186 MB/second vs 136 MB/second. The first […]

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Grab all pictures from a site

DeepVacuum let you grab all pictures from a site. Or all movies. Or entire pages, all of them or a few. Could this be what you were looking for, Lars?

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