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NewsFire 1.3 is out

19/01/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : NewsFire 1.3 is out - Still my favourite!

MAMP for OS X

19/01/2006 @ 01:10 UTC

Jon Hicks : MAMP for OS X - Wow! A self-contained Apache, PHP, MySQL & phpMyAdmin distribution for OS X that can be used for easy local testing on top of the default OS X apache server.

Richard Rutter : MAMP - Easily Apache, PHP and MySQL on your Mac.

joshua : MAMP - The abbreviation MAMP stands for: Macintosh, Apache, Mysql and PHP.

Introducing the Web Inspector

17/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Introducing the Web Inspector - Oh my giddy aunt! Imagine Safari getting Firefox’s DOM inspector styled like an Aperture HUD. Grab a nightly build and have a play.

Cameron Moll : Introducing Web Inspector - Introducing Web Inspector (Safari). "The Web Inspector lets you browse the live DOM hierarchy in a compact HUD style window, catering to the needs of web developers and WebKit hackers alike." Or in laman's terms, right-click on any element and view the HT [via]

jimray : Safari add Web Inspector - I'm not a huge fan of the UI, but this looks handy

Paul Hammond : Surfin’ Safari » Blog Archive » Introducing the Web Inspector - The Web Inspector lets you browse the live DOM hierarchy in a compact HUD style window, catering to the needs of web developers and WebKit hackers alike

Path Finder 4 is out

15/01/2006 @ 12:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : Path Finder 4 is out - Finally, this superb replacement for the OS X Finder is released! Too many features to list, but tabbed browsing is my favourite new feature., all wrapped up in a gorgeous new interface.

jimray : Path Finder 4 released - Finder replacement, Tiger only

iLife ’06 From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal Interface

14/01/2006 @ 04:09 UTC

jimray : iLife ’06 From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal Interface - "(quieter, to himself) Fucker."

Jon Hicks : iLife From the Perspective of an Anthropomorphized Brushed Metal Interface - The saga continues…

Griffin TuneCenter

12/01/2006 @ 15:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : Griffin TuneCenter - iPod as home media centre. If only you could get more than 60gb on one…

Jason Shellen : TuneCenter for iPod - Add a hard drive and I thought this was what Apple would announce at MacWorld. Looks pretty cool. #

Rod Begbie : TuneCenter - Griffin Technology - Wow, this is a nicely designed piece of kit. Given that Apple's on "AV Connection Kit" costs the same, and is lacking a nice on-screen display for browsing your music collection, Griffin are going to sell a gajillion of these. [via#

Update!

12/01/2006 @ 00:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : Update! - Update dammit!

Flip4Mac

11/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Flip4Mac - Amazing. MS release an app that allows you to view Windows Media Files in Quicktime. Huzzah!

François Nonnenmacher : Flip4Mac - Play Windows Media files in QuickTime

Mediacentral

11/01/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Mediacentral - The freeware movie playing app gets updated to 1.0, and is looking promising! Now plays iTunes music too, and is looking like a good alternative to those who want FrontRow, and aren’t too worried about viewing photos. More on this later…

Steve Jobs announces Intel-based iMacs and new MacBook Pro laptop

10/01/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Steve Jobs announces Intel-based iMacs and new MacBook Pro laptop - MacBook 4-5x faster than Powerbook G4; new iMacs 2-3x faster

kellan : Apple - MacBook Pro - the only thing keeping me to the "wait for 2nd generation" course of prudence? The lame name. MacBook? Good engineers, bad copywriters. #

Jon Hicks : Apple - MacBook Pro - Bah. Humbug.

43folders : Apple Updates MacBook Pros - "Let the tea-reading begin: Why would Apple announce these today rather than wait until next week’s WWDC keynote? Answer: They must have plently of other announcements for WWDC."

G5-optimized Firefox build with cocoa widgets!

8/01/2006 @ 19:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : G5-optimized Firefox build with cocoa widgets! - Yay!

TextMate 1.5

7/01/2006 @ 23:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : TextMate 1.5 - To think how Textmate was like when it first came into the world – its come a long way. I’m just waiting for HTML & CSS code hinting (which apparently is on the cards), and I’m there full time.

One Friday

7/01/2006 @ 11:10 UTC

Jon Hicks : One Friday - I don’t think I’d be able to make it, but Rian Hughes and Erik Spiekermann are both speaking!

IE rivals stride ahead in browser stakes

6/01/2006 @ 21:12 UTC

Jon Hicks : IE rivals stride ahead in browser stakes - Safari usage doubles in the last year!

CamiScript Alpha Release

6/01/2006 @ 15:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : CamiScript Alpha Release - Another treat for Camino users. From the developer of CamiTools, comes an alpha of a script menu for Camino, including the ability to save and restore the last browser session.

Bring back the Goodies!

6/01/2006 @ 12:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : Bring back the Goodies! - I’m all for it!

Graphic design plays a minor role on the Web: October 24, 2005: New Thinking by Gerry McGovern

6/01/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Graphic design plays a minor role on the Web: October 24, 2005: New Thinking by Gerry McGovern - Gerry thinks the poor use of Flash is what Graphic Design is all about. [via]

IE 7 to have thumbnail tabs

6/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : IE 7 to have thumbnail tabs - Omniweb

Amazon Album Art Widget

5/01/2006 @ 02:09 UTC

Jon Hicks : Amazon Album Art Widget - At last! A widget I want to use! While there are apps that automate this sort of thing, I prefer the manual-but-easy approach like this.

@media 2006

5/01/2006 @ 02:08 UTC

Simon Willison : @media 2006 - Back for another year, in London on the 15-16th of June.

Isofarro : @media 2006 - Two tracks, interesting sessions, excellent list of speakers. (Wot, not Joe Clark??) Lots of Dom Scripting speakers. Looks to be another top-notch event.

Richard Rutter : media 2006 - media is back! Registrations are open..

Paul Hammond : @media 2006 - The @media conference returns to London this June, bigger and better than before

Jon Hicks : @media 2006 - Its on the way! See you in June!

Dell to bundle Firefox with new systems

4/01/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Dell to bundle Firefox with new systems - This is UK only at the moment, but what a great boost!(via) [via]

CamiTools

1/01/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : CamiTools - Camitools, the extensions for Camino, come of age. Now all 5 separate tools are combined into one preference pane. Essential for any user, or would-be user of Camino.

Camino 1.0b2 Released

31/12/2005 @ 10:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Camino 1.0b2 Released - Almost there….allmooostt therreee….

Lightbox JS: Fullsize Image Overlays

30/12/2005 @ 21:09 UTC

jimray : Lightbox JS: Fullsize Image Overlays - "Lightbox JS is a simple, unobtrusive script used to to overlay images on the current page." Wicked.

Philippe Janvier : Lightbox JS - "...a simple, unobtrusive script used to to overlay images on the current page." [via#

Paul Hammond : Lightbox JS - Lightbox JS is a simple, unobtrusive script used to to overlay images on the current page

Jon Hicks : Lightbox JS - Lightbox JS is a simple, unobtrusive script used to to overlay images on the current page.

wearehugh : Lightbox JS

Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard

24/12/2005 @ 22:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard - I guess there’s mixed feelings about this, and if I get time, I’d like to write a post about it. But, I for one think this is a good idea and support it.

Paul Hammond : Feed Icons - Help establish the new standard

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