Sunday, November 30, 2008

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: December 2008 | Graphics | Smashing Magazine

This post features 55 free December desktop wallpapers, created by designers across the globe and sent to us by the designers themselves. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded and used for free.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

How can I access Time Machine backup data for other computers?

How can I access Time Machine backup data for other computers? :: Free Tech Support from Ask Dave Taylor!:

"I have a Mac OS X setup in my office that includes an Apple Time Capsule in the middle of the network, streaming backups of every computer and laptop in our organization. One of the laptops was stolen, however, and I can't figure out how to access the backed up data from it on the device."

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Create Your Own Free Video Webcasts

Zaplive TV | Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...:

"This might be an option to consider when working with international sister classes (assuming time zones worked out). I still have to think about advantages and disadvantages of something like this compared to a tool like MeBeam and Tokbox, two online video conferencing sites. They both allow you to just use microphones for audio if you don’t have a webcam."

Monday, November 17, 2008

Woopid Video Tutorials - Watch it. Learn it.

Woopid Video Tutorials - Watch it. Learn it.:

"Watch free video tutorials for all your computer and gadget questions. Find a quick answer or learn something new."



"Each room in OpenHuddle is designed to give you the freedom to interact with as many or as few people as you would like, in whatever way you want! Our Video, Audio, Text Chat and Drawing Board tools are available for you to use in whatever way you see fit. Just invite your friends into a Huddle and start interacting...discuss your new clothes, adorable cat, or anything else with as little as a webcam and a headset/microphone."

10 Tools to Overhaul Your Windows Interface

10 Tools to Overhaul Your Windows Interface |

"Windows interfaces have evolved steadily with time. Windows XP was a step forward in interfaces over previous versions and so is Windows Vista over Windows XP.

The thing with the Windows interface is that it looks pretty for some time then we get tired of it. This is not the case with Compiz Desktop Effects and the themes in Linux. There are so many options that one can always find something new and worth changing to for some time."

Easy & Powerful Image Editing

Easy & Powerful Image Editing With Pixlr |

"Pixlr is a free flash based online image editor that is simple and easy to use for the beginner and has enough hooks to keep the advanced user entertained.

If you’ve ever used a desktop image editing software, like Gimp or Photoshop, you’d be right at home with Pixlr. While it doesn’t have all the features of Photoshop yet, it is definitely a better alternative to using MS Paint. The website doesn’t even require a signup. To use the editor, click on the appropriately named button, “Jump In”, and well….jump right in!"

Hide Your Icons (Mac only)

briksoftware's products: "Camouflage. Show your desktop

Do you have way too many items on your desktop? Do you hate cleaning up that mess? Camouflage is the right utility for you. It hides all the icons and leaves nothing but the pure wallpaper."'s free but the author asks for a donation.

Host of Internet Spam Groups Is Cut Off

Host of Internet Spam Groups Is Cut Off -

"The volume of junk e-mail sent worldwide dropped drastically today after a Web hosting firm identified by the computer security community as a major host of organizations allegedy engaged in spam activity was taken offline, according to security firms that monitor spam distribution online."

One down, ten takes its place...and a zillion to go!

Monday, November 10, 2008

IBM Lotus Symphony - 1.2 Mac Beta

IBM Lotus Symphony - 1.2 Mac Beta: "Really? You bet. Lotus Symphony now delivers support for Mac OS X."

"Lotus Symphony includes four different applications in one (you interact with each app in the same window): a web browser, IBM Lotus Symphony Documents, IBM Lotus Symphony Presentations, and IBM Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets.

I know what you're thinking, 'Great, just what the world needs: another Office productivity suite.' Worry not, because Lotus Symphony is based on OpenOffice which means it supports both Microsoft Office formats and those used by OpenOffice, and it's free (hard to beat that price)."

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

25 Free Digital Audio Editors

25 Free Digital Audio Editors You Should Know | Tools:

"There are countless ways that digital audio editor can be used, and fortunately there are plenty of good and free digital audio editors out there to help you with your own implementation. So if you’re thinking to purchase a license for Adobe Audition, Cool Edit or Soundforge, hold that thought first. Not to say they aren’t cool, but it’s always wiser to tryout free applications before going to the pay deal.

Here’s our collection of 25 free digital audio editors."