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Photoshop alternative for the Mac

Hey Mac friends- if you are looking for a Photoshop substitute and don’t want to pay $700; Pixelmator is a pretty cool 2nd place for $14.99 right now. Not all the features, but you have layers, effects etc and you can get a lot of things done with it. […]

Usefulness of iPhone software 3.0

Just updated my iPhone software this morning. I was going to do it last night, but Apple’s servers were seriously being tasked. There are already plenty of reviews out there , so I’m not going to go into detail. But I am very happy about the updated camera software, landscape keyboard in safari and […]

Google Calendar sync to iCal now Free

Yay! Haven’t installed it yet, but the folks at Google have just made my life easier. Now only thing I need is Google Calendar sync with the iPhone without plugging into my Mac. (Crosses Finger) Check out the Google iCal page

Week One with the iPhone

How it can change your day to day life. 1. Driving to work- listening to the radio and they are talking about how Miss America fell down the night before and how embarrassing it must have been. I proceed to pull out the iPhone and watch the clip on Youtube (while at a red […]

Apple Safari on a PC

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Apple Safari on a PC, originally uploaded by mdshivers.

click for larger I can’t believe it. Apple just a few minutes ago has released their web surfing […]

Aperture and Lightroom/ACR RAW handling

Someone on a flickr forum asked a question about how Aperture handles RAW files and if it was possible to send RAW files for RAW processing to another program. Also another question raised was comparing the two different programs in how they handle RAW processing. @ Aperture handling sending RAW files to another program, […]

Adobe CS3- March 27th Release Date

For those who use the Adobe Creative Suite Software- I’d wait on the purchase. They are announcing CS3 on March 27th and shipping it later this spring. For Mac users, this will be Intel ready. Adobe calls it “the largest software release in it’s 25 history.” http://www.macworld.com/news/2007/03/05/cs3/index.php

Backing up Aperture with optical discs

I’ve joined in on several discussions and blogs talking about the best way to backup your Aperture library immediately and long term. Obviously you can use Aperture’s great backup feature called the “Vault”. That is smart actions that you take to choose a location to where you want to backup Aperture’s files and when […]