Category: Gadgets & Cool Stuff

  • Capo

    Congratulations to my friend Chris Liscio and Super Mega Ultra Groovy for the release of their new application, Capo. Recently, I decided to get back into playing the guitar after a 10+ year hiatus. As you can imagine, I forgot a great deal. Thankfully, Apple helped out a bit with their GarageBand guitar lessons. But,…

  • VoodooPad 4

    Flying Meat just released VoodooPad 4, their excellent personal wiki software for Mac OS X. I personally use VoodooPad to track all of my design notes and brainstorming for my own software products and can’t recommend it more highly. Congrats to Gus and co.

  • Radioshift

    “Radio On Your Schedule” Rogue Amoeba has been very busy recently. On the heels of their excellent free MakeiPhoneRingtone app, comes Radioshift. Time shifting has changed the way we consume information and media. Setting your schedule around your favorite TV or Radio show is no longer the way of things. Listen live or subscribe to…

  • My Apple History

    The Core77 Design Blog has created a sweet chart of Apple’s history of product design. [link via Guy Kawasaki] It was fun to scan the chart and find how many Apple products I have owned or actually used: (I took the liberty to add NeXT to the list) Apple IIe (1983) – School & Friend…

  • Casino Royale

    I haven’t been this excited about a new movie in a long time. Maybe, it’s because I recently started reading the Ian Fleming books. Maybe, it’s because we get a new Bond; one that is rumored to be more real; one that is dark and less of a cartoon character. The initial reviews are fantastic…

  • Inquisitor 3.0

    If you haven’t seen this application yet, take a look. Inquisitor is awesome! It provides instant Spotlight-like web searching built into to Safari. It is fast, powerful and Beautiful.

  • Battlestar Galactica

    Battlestar Galactica, Season 3 starts Friday, October 6. To get your juices flowing, The Sci Fi channel is releasing ten new “webisodes”: Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance !– function open_window(url) { mywin =,”win”,’toolbar=0,location=0,directories=0,status=0,menubar=0,scrollbars=0,resizable=0,width=350,height=500′); } function open_window2(url) { mywin =,”win”,’toolbar=0,location=0,directories=0,status=0,menubar=0,scrollbars=0,resizable=0,width=300,height=420′); } // –> Watch Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance, ten exclusive webisodes chronicling the events on…

  • Panic T-Shirts

    I just recieved my Panic T-Shirts. How can you not be productive while wearing a “hi, i make macintosh software” T-Shirt? My favorites are the throwback “Hero” and “Dragon” T’s. Hmm… takes me back, way back.

  • The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    The Good Let the Universal Binary testing begin: The Bad The end of my trusty old Titanium PowerBook? Ah, maybe Not… The Ugly Wow! I never realized what a sad state current remote control industrial design was in.

  • Motorola RAZR

    It’s finally time to retire my trusty old Sony Ericsson T616 mobile phone. It served me well, even though it tended to frustrate me with the overly tiny buttons and the need to constantly lock and unlock the keypad. I was a long time AT&T Wireless customer and was recently absorbed by the Cingular Wireless…