The Infallibly Polite Alarm Clock

1 minutePresenting the infallibly polite speaking alarm clock. Wakes you up in the morning with a polite, almost apologetic message. Excuse me sir, I’m so sorry to disturb you, but it appears to be morning… very inconvenient, I agree… I believe it is the rotation of the Earth that is to blame, sir. Featuring the voice … 

 

New ACDSee Pro Beta for Mac – mini review

2 minutesThe day one has waited for with baited breath, the Software one assumed would never be seen again on the Mac, the grand daddy of all image and file managers – ACDSee has arrived for the Mac OSX platform after a gap of nearly ten years. Ecstatic, enthused, just plain over the top happy to … 

 

Yep PDF document management

1 minuteIf you revel in scanning your documents and keeping an e-trace of all your correspondence, Yep is the PDF document management system for you. Yep organizes PDF files and allows you to tag them automatically based on the contents of the documents or define your own tags. For academic papers, it can download tags and … 

 

10.5.7 and all is well.

1 minuteTuesday marked the release of the newest security and incremental patch for Leopard, OS 10.5. I am glad to report that upgrading from Software Update went well on my iPC Hackie. And a pic to prove the same. Cheers!

 

Star Trek – the reboot & rebirth

2 minutesThe most widely anticipated and sought after film in the Trekker-dom, this film could not have been built up enough in my head. Rissa will testify that as the days counted down to the 05/08 release, I just have been going nuts – humming the intro music to the Original Series, talking like Shatner, interpretive … 

 

MultiFirefox – Multiple Firefox Profile Manager

2 minutesYou could do it with a shell script, or you could create multiple profiles using the profile manager in Firefox and launch it every time to select a profile. Or you could use MultiFirefox, an app that has made web development and testing so much easier. As any informed web developer would testify, some tools … 

 

First Impressions: Windows 7 RC1 (7100)

2 minutesI am back again after a long sojourn! While I was down and out, I did get the chance though, to play around with Windows 7 RC1. I am flummoxed at this release from Microsoft. Windows 7 comes as a whiff of fresh air to the souls stuck in the Vista purgatory. It is a …