Archive for February, 2008

Movie Success

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Movie SuccessThe chart captures the ebb and flow of weekly movie receipts over the last two decades. From NYT.

Color Management: Kuler

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Color Management: KulerGreat site made by Adobe to choose appropriate colors for specific needs.

iFreeMem – Free your Memory

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

iFreeMem - Free your MemoryiFreeMem free’s memory from the in-memory cache that accumulates with every file or application read from hard-disk. The cache is good, but it can become cluttered with files you don’t even need cached anymore that take up precious RAM. Maximum free memory can sometimes be better than half your memory filled with old cached files.

Table Sorting

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Table SortingSlick, very slick: column/table sorting via Javascript. No need to reload the page…

Cartogram on World Consumption

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Cartogram on World ConsumptionNicely done. Takes perhaps a bit to get into it, but the cartograms just are a different way of presenting (in cartographic form) information.



Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

AutomatorWorldAutomator World is dedicated the Mac OS X scripting application Automator. Automator World is a clearinghouse of user-contributed Workflows and Actions, as well as Automator information, news and tips. Submitted Workflows are sent down to the Automator World Labs (right), where they are subjected to a rigorous battery of tests by our dedicated team of researchers and testers. At Automator World we are committed to ensuring the highest quality Workflows and Actions for a demanding public.

Quick & Temporary Image Upload

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Quick & Temporary Image UploadThis website is designed to give people a quick and easy way to share pictures on blogs, in forums, emails or even on websites. Its free, its easy and best of all you dont even have to sign up! Just click browse, select a file and hit send. Once the file has been uploaded to the server you will get a direct link to your image.

NASA Images

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

NASA ImagesGreat source of incredible images. But not with very high resolution.

Töpfer Talk

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Töpfer TalkInteresting talk of Klaus Töpfer about Climate Change, the need to change and more…

Two citations out of his presentation:

Disk Inventory

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Disk InventoryDisk Inventory X is a disk usage utility for Mac OS X 10.3 (and later). It shows the sizes of files and folders in a special graphical way called “treemaps”. If you’ve ever wondered where all your disk space has gone, Disk Inventory X will help you to answer this question.

Upload Songs from your iPod

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Upload Songs from your iPodYamiPod is a freeware application to efficiently manage your iPod under Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. It can be run directly from your iPod and needs no installation. Take a look at the feature list to find out what it can do and feel free to suggest anything that might be missing.

Remote Control

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Remote ControlRemote Buddy turns the remote control in your hands into a key to your entire Mac®. No matter, whether you want to control applications and presentations, browse and playback your music- and video collection, watch TV with EyeTV, browse the web or your filesystem, make the globe turn in Googleâ„¢ Earth, enter a text, move the mouse, play games or maybe just change the brightness of your screen – you can do this all with Remote Buddy! And so much more!


Friday, February 8th, 2008

PerianPerian is a free, open source QuickTime component that adds native support for many popular video formats.


Friday, February 8th, 2008

LiquidCDLiquidCD is a freeware for burning CDs and DVDs built for Mac OS X. But LiquidCD is more than a burning software and has useful built-in features.

Vegetation Programme

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Vegetation ProgrammeGet Vegetation images for free.

The VEGETATION Programme offers :

  • Earth observation sensor on board of the SPOT satellite
  • Daily coverage of the entire earth at a spatial resolution of 1 km
  • Ready to use high quality remote sensing imagery available to end-users in near-real time
  • Up-to-date information for decision makers to optimise policies for resource management and environmental monitoring

DVD Copy for Mac

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

DVD Copy for MacXilisoft DVD Copy for Mac is stable, fast, easy-to-use Mac OS X DVD Copy software smartly designed for Mac users. It can copy DVD movie entirely in 1:1 ratio to copy DVD5 to DVD5, DVD9 to DVD9 and DVD5 to DVD9 and compress DVD-9 (dual-layer DVD) to one DVD-5 disc easily.

Change OS X Leopard Terminal (Color) Settings

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Change OS X Leopard Terminal (Color) SettingsChange the terminal settings with a couple of lines. Nice theme and some useful info here and here.

Javascript Website Effects

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Javascript Website EffectsCool sliding and other effects. Great work!


Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

StellariumStellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.

Color Management: Kuler plugin

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Color ManagementAdobe® kuler is an online community where you can explore, create, and share color themes. The color themes in kuler are contributed by its users, many of them designers or in the creative business. You can share with the community your own chromatic ingenuity, too.

Lithoglyph’s Mondrianum is a powerful plug-in that enables Mac applications to leverage the resources of the kuler community. Once installed, Mondrianum acts like a built-in, system-wide color picker, available in any Mac application that supports this feature of Mac OS X. Apple’s own iWork™ and iLife® suites, Google Sketchup™, Adobe® Photoshop®, and renowned applications like Coda, CSSEdit, and many more, all work well with Mondrianum.