http://www.quicklookplugins.com/ shows some of the possibilities of a feature in OS X called “quick look”. Which enables the user to see the file; text, image, audio or video. This feature also shows how some systems will interpenetrate files in the future and allows us to control a file format by it’s literal existence on our… Continue reading OS X, press the spacer-bar and see the file, via quick-look
http://news.mullerdigital.com/examples/td_share_cost_calculator/ The TD Waterhouse Share Cost Calculator now provides the share value required for a buy to become a profitable sell. The calculator returns what share price, and percentage, increase is required, when all conversions and fees are applied, for a stock to become a profitable buy to sell. This added feature is intended to… Continue reading TD Waterhouse stock cost calculator – update 2
DropCopy is a insanely easy way to share files over your local network. Thanks to bonjour and it’s simple configuration, it is the perfect program for quickly sending files to other users on your local network. There is a iPhone version too, Mobile DropCopy. There is a lite version, and the full version (which is… Continue reading Local file sharing made easy on OSX
http://127.0.0.1:631 CUPS (Common Unix Printing System), is running by default on OSX systems as the print server. The web interface allows you to easily administer the CUPS server. You can even have it send an RSS feed to a printer when your computer starts.
TeamViewer teamviewer.com is a free VNC program ( control a remote machine from your machine), that is very easy to set-up and use. Highlights are: Free for public use Cross-platform friendly (OSX and Windows, no Linux though) Breaks through firewalls Uses an uber-strong backbone connection, so less lag than a VNC that uses public networks… Continue reading TeamViewer – VNC made easy and fast for free
Cyberduck is a great free FTP / SFTP application for OSX. Download it here.
All creators and developers on the web require at least one of the tools offered on dnsstuff.com. If a site appears to have gone down, your email address isn’t working, dnsstuff.com is the ultimate way to figure-out at what level the problem exists. It is also extremely useful for researching information on sites.
When you’re sending an email with an attachment, do you zip the attachment? Have you ever sent a document to someone only to find out that the document the recieved, won’t open, or doesn’t look right? Email itself is very prone to having it’s attachments corrupted. By zipping a document, not only do you shrink… Continue reading Zipping prevents email attachment corruption
Kismet is a tool for wireless sniffing (just viewing what’s already passing through the air). And KisMAC is the OSX version. Best part about KisMAC is the Apple Airport Extreme card drivers for both Active and Passive support. Active, meaning you can see but can’t collect, and passive meaning you can see and collect. So… Continue reading Kismet for Mac OS X (KisMAC)