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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. […]


Textures, originally uploaded by mdshivers.

Taken with iPhone and processed with “best camera” iPhone app by Chase Jarvis.

problem opening older powerpoint files in snow leopard (10.6)

So I just updated a friends brand new out of the box MacBook Pro to Snow Leopard (OSX 10.6). It had the upgrade disk in the box. I then loaded Office 2008 and all the service packs. I have a older .ppt powerpoint and it literally takes about 10 minutes to open up. Once […]

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 […]

Apple’s last Mac World- with no Steve Jobs.

A big bombshell was dropped a few minutes ago- Apple has announced today that the 2009 Macworld will be their last one. Also Steve Jobs will not be giving the keynote. If you have ever seem him speak, live or on video, the guy is truly amazing. Every public speaking class in High School […]

Leopard October 26th

Well it’s about that time. October 26th is quickly approaching. The new version of OSX is about to be released. I’ve seen some great stuff floating around the web showing new features of Leopard, but Apple’s new guided tour is one of the best. Here are some links to get you familar with what […]

New I-Pod Touch, it works great.

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } New I-Pod Touch screen, originally uploaded by mdshivers.

(check out more pictures below) I bought the new I-Pod Touch a couple of weeks ago. I am really […]

the new I-Pod Touch

The new I-Pod touch, or affectionately known as the I-PodT, started arriving in stores last thursday. This has my complete interest because I’ve been really wanting the I-Phone, but i have a contract until the second half of next year. Bummmer. So to get my fix of the touch screen and hacking a new […]