QuickSilver Reference Library

QuickSilver is arguably the most useful application on the Mac. I have replaced much mousing around with a few keystrokes. I no longer use the Dock. Long live the command line.However, because of its complexity and inscrutable interface, it is also arguably one of the most difficult programs to learn how to use much less … Continue reading QuickSilver Reference Library

iTunes Crashes when I add Artwork to an Imported Video

I was getting ready to go on a short trip so I was loading up iTunes with some videos that i ripped. That way I would have something to watch on the plane and in the hotel. I'd done this before but I had never changed the artwork so that it would look like the … Continue reading iTunes Crashes when I add Artwork to an Imported Video

The Best Mac Tools

Recently I've been in this mode of acquiring all of these great, little Mac productivity tools. It all started when I started watching the MacBreak video podcast. Those shows started introducing me to some really great tools. The best thing is that these tools are either free or really cheap - if you think about … Continue reading The Best Mac Tools

Of iTunes, Audible, and Podcasts

Audible.com is this really cool service that lets you purchase and download audio books as well as some subscription material. Since I have an hour commute each way to work, Audible, my iPod and of course my indispensable DLO Transpod, help me make that time productive. Hey it's better than yacking on the cell phone. … Continue reading Of iTunes, Audible, and Podcasts

Exchange Tasks – Done! (Well almost)

As with anything, if its a good idea, in the Mac community someone is either working on it or its already done. Such is the case with syncing my tasks with Exchange and iCal. There is some great by a group called Snerdware. They have two products that are especially interesting, GroupCal and AddressX. GroupCal … Continue reading Exchange Tasks – Done! (Well almost)

The Travails of Entourage Tasks and Exchange in a Dashboard Widget

OK, here's my complaint. I use a Mac. Well that's not really my complaint. My complaint is about how Microsoft doesn't play well with others. What else is new? I love using my Mac, even though I program for Windows. Of course my organization has Exchange as its collaboration server. As a manager I use … Continue reading The Travails of Entourage Tasks and Exchange in a Dashboard Widget