A week or so ago my brother mentioned that one of the Mac podcasts had done an episode about application launchers and asked if I had seen it. I hadn't, but having a few minutes of downtime, I decided to give it a listen. Said show is called Mac Power …

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Back with a few more numbers for the Numerous app. This time, they are astronomy related.

I have followed with some interest the string of planets discovered over the past decade or so, and the other day I was wondering how many they had found thus far. Well, after a …

I'm not a huge fan of some of the things Adobe has released over the last couple years, e.g. the uber-bloated Acrobat Reader, but I do like their Air product. Sadly, until a couple weeks ago it was unavailable for linux... but that has now changed!

Adobe Labs have …

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu Feisty to Gutsy on my laptop, VLC has refused to run. Trying to run it from the command line yielded an impressive (!) list of errors. In doing some snooping aroung Googlespace yesterday I came across this thread over on the Ubuntu forums. The bug seems …

In what is hopefully the first half of an adoption strategy, wordpress.com has that their users can use their blog URL's as OpenID's to log into sites such as this one.

Another positive step for OpenID. Now if only users could log into their wordpress.com accounts with an …

Found this in one of the Lockergnome newsletters this morning. It is Yet Another Blog Reader (tm) and it is called BlogBridge. What makes this one slightly different from many of the others is that it is written in Java, so it should work the same on the three major …

Need a relatively lightweight, stable, and portable IRC client? If so, check out the new TundraIRC irc client. Initially designed to fill the void on Mac OS X, it is written in Java so it should run on almost any platform.

I've begun testing on version 0.3, and have …