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Art of VFX: BBC ‘God Only Knows’ - Behind The Work.

So much green screen these days. It must be so hard for actors.

10/29/14 • 11:53 AM • EntertainmentMotion GraphicsSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

TechCrunch: Microsoft Gives Developers More Ways To Integrate With Office 365.

One of the companies that is implementing these features soon is IFTTT, which will allow its users to create recipes based on incoming emails to their Outlook accounts, for example.

10/28/14 • 11:54 AM • InternetMicrosoftSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

OneDrive Blog: OneDrive delivers unlimited cloud storage to Office 365 subscribers.

Well, now. That’s going to hurt the other drive vendors. Many of us have to get an Office365 account just to have a current copy of MS Word to open client docs with. Smart.

10/27/14 • 12:10 PM • MicrosoftSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Bare Bones Software: BBEdit 11.

Automatic purchase! BBEdit still does things noone else does; I use it daily, and have for over a decade - no exaggeration. Note that I also use mine as a way to store text docs with client server specs, serial #‘s, etc. I don’t trust the modern password progs by themselves.  I like having plain text backups in multiple secure spots.

10/27/14 • 11:28 AM • AppleInternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

AustinMann: Yosemite + iOS 8.1 — What Photographers Need to Know.

Of note.

10/22/14 • 10:58 AM • AppleMotion GraphicsPhotographySoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

GitHub: LucidaGrandeYosemite.

‘Twas only a matter of time. There were enough complains about the new use of Helvetica.

10/19/14 • 12:28 PM • AppleDesignInternetSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Ask DN: What is your pile of OSX Yosemite gripes so far?

Entertaining already, and it’s early yet.

10/17/14 • 10:24 AM • AppleSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Adobe Blogs: Photoshop & Mac OSX 10.10 (Yosemite).

To date, no issues reported. Good to know.

10/17/14 • 09:57 AM • AdobeAppleDesignSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review.

Voluminous and detailed, as per usual.  I agree with Ars here: “The standard rules apply. Don’t upgrade until all the applications you care about are compatible. Make sure you have good backups. Point-zero releases are always a little more risky.”

10/16/14 • 01:46 PM • AppleSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Helftone: Mac App Store - The Subtle Exodus.

Of interest.

10/14/14 • 12:41 PM • AppleConsumptionSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Apple Insider: IDG cancels Macworld/iWorld 2015 conference, says show ‘going on hiatus’.

Wowzer. End of an era, indeed.

10/14/14 • 12:30 PM • AppleHardwareHistorySoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Haeck: Dropbox Database Sync for Local Testing.

I wonder. I tried using Dropbox with Subversion (before Git really took off), and DB totally borked the SV repositories. There was no way back but to start from scratch.

10/10/14 • 04:22 PM • InternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Panic: Prompt 2 SSH client for iOS.

FYI.

10/08/14 • 05:12 PM • AppleProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Server issue.  Be with you shortly.

Clients come first ...

10/03/14 • 11:19 AM • HardwareInternetPersonalSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Macworld:  Shell ‘Shellshock’ flaw opens OS X, Linux, more to attack, called ‘bigger than Heartbleed

Akamai security researcher Stephane Chazelas has discovered a devastating flaw in the Unix Bash shell, leaving Linux machines, OS X machines, routers, older IoT devices, and more vulnerable to attack.

09/25/14 • 02:24 PM • AppleInternetProgrammingSecuritySoftware • (3) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

The Gadget Flow: Turn Your Apple Device Into A Virtual Reality Machine With AirVR.

The second photo down.  We all knew this is where we were going to end up ... [laughing] ...

09/23/14 • 09:45 AM • ComputingHardwareMobileMotion GraphicsSoftware • (2) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Updated to 10.9.5 (plus security updates) last night.

Startup seems a bit pokier than usual ... but it may just be oversensitivity on my part. Sometimes these things need to ‘burn in’ over a few days to optimize. Just thought I’d mention the circumstance.

09/18/14 • 09:08 AM • ApplePersonalSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Metafilter: “remove line breaks? where have you been all my life!”

Welcome to TextMechanic.com!

09/18/14 • 09:06 AM • BooksProgrammingSoftwareWeblogs • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Watch Odile hit Arizona and NM on the National Weather Services’ advanced weather data display.

Here. Took a minute or two to boot up on my browser.

09/17/14 • 11:11 AM • NatureSanta Fe LocalScienceSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Show Focus Points Plugin for Lightroom.

Of note.

09/17/14 • 10:36 AM • PhotographySoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

jwz: How to delete the “Move to Dropbox” context menu item.

FYI. Some newer installs of DB are better-behaved. Via vowe.net.

09/11/14 • 09:59 AM • InternetSoftwareWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

WordPress Version 4.0 released.

FYI.

09/04/14 • 03:46 PM • InternetSoftwareWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

CTRL+ClickCast: Perch CMS with Drew McLellan.

I like Perch very much. Not for my blogging uses, but for limited client sites.  Haven’t had time to listen yet, but I will.

09/04/14 • 02:05 PM • PodcastsProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Designer News: What do you think about Semplice, the new WordPress based portfolio CMS?

Worthy not for the actual subject of the post, but for the various takedowns of WordPress.

09/03/14 • 01:18 PM • ProgrammingSoftwareWeblogs • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

ArtDaily: Metropolitan Museum launches flagship app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

This free digital resource is the easiest way to see what’s happening at the Met every day, wherever you are. The Met app is available on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, and can be downloaded free from the App Store.” Hell yeah ... instadownload. Mostly a wrapper for their website, but still worth it (free).

09/02/14 • 08:39 PM • AppleArtsInternetMobileSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks
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