Aviary: Online Graphic Design Tools

Posted on April 3, 2009 Under Life

Not everyone has the talent to be a professional in the arts, but that doesn't make that itch not worth scratching every once in awhile. While serious types often spend lots of cash on the latest design software, more casual…

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The Oregon Trail iPhone App

Posted on February 12, 2009 Under Gadgetry

I first remember playing The Oregon Trail back in first grade. Our screens may have only been green and black and our discs floppy, but we thought it was the coolest thing ever. In fact, it may have been one…

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Posted on October 28, 2008 Under Design

Where would you be without Adobe? Since they launched Photoshop in 1989, the technologically ubiquitous software company has been vital in transferring your imagination onto your computer screen. By creating programs like Dreamweaver, Illustrator, and After Effects (among others) you…

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FancyZoom 1.1

Posted on July 31, 2008 Under Life
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Posted on July 15, 2008 Under Music
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SketchBox: Stickies Booster

Posted on June 13, 2008 Under Gadgetry

One of the most usable and underrated apps we have in our Mac OS' is Stickies. I find myself using them all the time-- for taking notes, jotting to-do lists, scribing passwords, editing text, etc. SketchBox is a donationware app…

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Zamzar: Shazam!

Posted on May 29, 2007 Under Gadgetry

Anyone working in the creative industry has experienced the annoyance of being sent information in the wrong format-- and nothing zaps time and creative inspiration like the ensuing conversion process. You can buy software to help you deal with it,…

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The B-List

Posted on May 8, 2007 Under Gadgetry

My friend Angela put it best last week when she said, "I've reached maximum social networking saturation." As a one-time rabid Dodgeball member (whose future seems uncertain now, having been abandoned by Dens & Alex under unfortunate circumstances), as well…

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Magnetosphere iTunes Plugin

Posted on May 3, 2007 Under Design

Creator of Flight 404, the music visualization god that created those intense, dramatic and jaw dropping videos we saw back in March is at it again. Magnetosphere is his iTunes plugin version that combines magnetism, gravity and pure awesomeness to…

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Posted on April 16, 2007 Under Life

As "green" becomes the new "red, white and blue," we've been seeing a lot of innovative ideas that work conservation ideals into our daily lives. Greenprint is another such idea-- it's a software program that scans documents queued to print…

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