Tag: mac

  • Handheld Designer

    [A successor to the “Sweet solution,” an HTML5-based iOS app creator for Macs.][link] Looks great in theory, looking forward to trying it out. [link]: http://handhelddesigner.com/ “Handheld Designer, Easily create and host beautiful HTML5 mobile web applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch”

  • Why “Why Windows 8 Is Not Fundamentally Flawed As A Response To The iPad” Is Fundamentally Flawed As a Response To “Why Windows 8 Is Fundamentally Flawed as a Response to the iPad”

    [It’s a rebuttal of a rebuttal][link], but it’s really worth reading. Jesper is one of the smartest people I know on the subject of modern computing, and this is a great example as to why. Not contrary to be contrary, not a Mac fanboy response, just some good sense. [link]: http://waffle.wootest.net/2011/06/12/why-w8-flawed-ipad-response/ “waffle → Why ‘Why…

  • Acorn 3

    [A great-looking update to the self-described “image editor for humans.”][link] I’ve been using Acorn since version 1, and I spend more time with Acorn and less with Photoshop every week. [link]: http://flyingmeat.com/acorn/ “Acorn, a great Mac image editor, built for humans.”

  • Lukas Mathis on Skype 5 for Mac

    [A downgrade in every sense:][link] >Unfortunately, instead of making the Windows version of Skype better, they’ve decided to fix the discrepancy by making the Mac version of Skype more like the Windows version. Always, always, a bad idea. [link]: http://ignorethecode.net/blog/2011/03/30/skype_5/ “ignore the code: Skype 5 for Mac”

  • Let’s Help Japan

    [Panic Inc. is donating 100% of all profits from their software sold today to the relief efforts in Japan.][link] [link]: http://www.panic.com/blog/2011/03/lets-help-japan/ “Panic Blog » Let’s Help Japan”

  • Flying Meat, Inc. T-Shirts

    Flying Meat, makers of fine Macintosh softwares such as [Acron (the image editor for humans)][acorn], [are selling t-shirts][link]. A Flying Meat t-shirt is your ticket to me buying you a beer. [link]: http://www.buyolympia.com/q/Item=flying-meat-shirt “buyolympia.com: Flying Meat – Flying Meat” [acorn]: http://flyingmeat.com/acorn/ “Acorn – The Image Editor for Humans”

  • Panic State of the Union

    [A progress and “what comes next” report for every active project from what is possibly the most beloved (and accomplished) Mac software house.][link] [link]: http://www.panic.com/blog/2010/10/panic-state-of-the-union/ “Panic Blog » Panic State of the Union”

  • How To Play Civilization 5 On Your Mac With WineBottler

    Hello, gentle reader. Since the publishing of this post, Aspyr has ported Civilization 5 to Mac OS X. That means you can just Buy Sid Meier’s Civilization V for Mac OSX on Amazon. The information that follows is left intact for historical purposes. The following how to was written for Intel Macs running Mac OS…

  • Steam’s June 2010 Mac Hardware Survey

    [Very cool graphs with data collected from Valve’s opt-in hardware stats software][link]. [link]: http://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey/?platform=mac “Steam Hardware Survey”

  • The Steam Client for Mac Is Here

    … and here is where to [download it from the Steam homepage][link]. It is a 2.7mb Disk Image. I expect a press release shortly. Hurry up before the server melts. If you aren’t in the closed beta you’ll get a message saying so, but at least you’ll have the client downloaded and updated before the…

  • Release Notes

    [Panic’s release notes for Transmit 4][panic]. Contrast with [Bare Bones’ release notes for BBEdit 9.5][bb]. [panic]: https://panic.com/transmit/releasenotes.html “Transmit 4 release notes” [bb]: http://www.barebones.com/support/bbedit/arch_bbedit95.html “BBEdit 9.5 Release Notes”

  • Valve Announces Steam, Source Engine Coming to OS X

    [Since they’re porting Source][link], that means Half-Life 2, Left 4 Dead, Team Fortress 2, Portal, Portal 2 and all Source-based games will be available for the Mac. Jimminy. [link]: http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/03/steam-mac/ “Valve Brings Hit Games, Steam Service to Mac | GameLife | Wired.com”