Archive for the 'Software' Category

New Reeder for Mac Beta

Saturday, May 7th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:02

If you own a Mac and use Google Reader, go download the latest Reeder for Mac beta: 1.0 Draft 14. It’s fantastic! Read what’s new at MacStories. I also can’t recommend the iPhone and iPad versions enough. I’d pay 50€ each without thinking about it. Those apps have become an essential part of my digital […]

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How to Secure your Online Accounts

Saturday, April 30th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:57

The PlayStation Network hack a few days ago which resulted in Sony losing the private data (including unencrypted mail addresses, usernames and passwords) of 77 million users should be reason enough for everyone who’s doing anything online to change passwords for every login to something unique. This way no stolen password can be used to […]

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Transmit — The Only File Transfer Client Worth a Post

Friday, May 14th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:40

I just bought Transmit 4 by Panic. After the trial period was over, I simply had to buy this excellent file transfer client. Even the interactive about page is great. Take a look at all those features! Note that this is not a paid post, I’m just happy I’ve finally found the FTP client I […]

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What’s New in iPhone OS 4.0 — An Overview

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:25

Apple held its iPhone OS 4.0 Sneak Peek event today and previewed some interesting features. Apple says the next major iPhone OS upgrade will offer over 100 new users features and 1500 new APIs for developers. Let’s see what’s new and most interesting: GUI You can now set a wallpaper for the homescreen. This is […]

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Flash-Blocking for Safari on Mac OS X

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:31

Every Safari user on Mac OS X should take a look at ClickToFlash which makes your browsing through the Flash infested World Wide Web pleasant again. Using ClickToFlash, all of those icky Flash bits that have infected most webpages on the internets are replaced with a nice, smooth gradient and the word “Flash” set in […]

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Reeder: A Fantastic Google Reader Client for iPhone

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:35

Recently I came across Reeder which is a great news reader for the iPhone. It uses Google Reader as a backend so it is easy to sync your feeds across multiple devices and clients (e.g. NetNewsWire on the Mac). Reeder 1.2—which might get submitted to the app store as early as today—will be quite an […]

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Delay Marking a Mail as Read in Mail.app

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:40

It always bugged me that whenever I’m deleting an e-mail in Apple’s mail client Mail.app another mail is selected and subsequently marked as read. Cmd + Shift + U became a good friend of mine. (It marks a mail as unread.) TurePreview is a lightweight Mail.app plugin which gives you all the time you need […]

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Show “Tweetie for Mac” Using F-Keys

Monday, April 20th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:40

Today Tweetie for Mac was released and like any other Mac user on Twitter I had to try it on its first day. I like to assign Twitter clients to all of my six Spaces (Mac OS X’s virtual desktops) and toggle the window using the F5 key. Tweetie for Mac didn’t allow this (bug?): […]

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Comparing Mac Task Managers

Sunday, April 12th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:12

It is 2017 and I’ve switched to Things 3 on Mac and iOS. Things has been improved a lot since writing the review below and the Mac/iOS GTD app landscape has change a lot. You should do your own research, MacStories is a good starting point for task manager reviews. My Take on Getting Things […]

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Safari 4 (beta) and 1Password

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:27

When Safari 4 (beta) was officially released yesterday the whole internet noticed that our favourite password-remembering piece of software didn’t work anymore. Just one day after this outcry by all Apple-loving geeks (and a workaround) 1Password 2.9.9 is here to save the day.

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