05-12-13 \\ OSX
Archiver Compression Manager Archiver 2 Overview Archiver is one of those staple applications that you need to get through your day. Archiver 2 is the long awaited new version of the popular Mac OSX compression manager. It provides a number of new features and a snazzy new interface. There really isn’t much to say except [...]
04-19-13 \\ Reviews
If you find yourself working with and creating PDF files on a regular basis, the latest version of Adobe Acrobat is well worth a long look. Acrobat XI really beefs up overall performance, especially on a Mac. This new version also comes integrated with Adopbe’s powerful new electronic signature service called Adobe Echosign — which nothing short of rocks!
01-30-13 \\ OSX
Pixa is an essential tool for designers, icon makers, web developers and any one who has libraries icons, stock photos, graphic elements, or stock photos or any kind of images.
01-20-13 \\ Guides
In my quest to find the perfect GTD client, I constantly switch back and forth between OmniGroup’s Omnifocus and Cultured Code’s Things. I have also recently become accustomed to using Blotter for Mac to display my calendar on my desktop. Sure, it would be nice to would like my day’s tasks to appear on Blotter, [...]
01-18-13 \\ OSX
Blotter Desktop Calendar Blotter present your iCal calendar events and reminders right on your desktop with this stunning calendar viewer. Blotter has quickly become one of my crucial ‘can’t live without this‘ apps. The idea is so incredibly simple.. A calender on your desktop. There’s really not a whole lot else to say except it [...]
12-28-12 \\ OSX
Rosetta Stone 4 Language Learning Software Rosetta Stone v4 for Mac and iPad app is a great product for anyone looking to learn a new language. I’m sure you’ve heard of this language-learning software as the company pumps a lot of resources in its marketing and advertising. But don’t be under the impression that consumer [...]
12-25-12 \\ OSX
Have you considered that your applications are constantly sending out bits of personal information. How much of that is safe, and not being sold? If you’re not sure, read this review of Little Snitch 3 for Mac OSX.
12-14-12 \\ Servers
APC is an opcode cache that can significantly speed up your PHP applications. When dealing with Plesk web servers with multiple users and websites, APC PHP cache might be required in order to achieve reliable server performance.
12-13-12 \\ Servers
Tuning Plesk servers for optimal Apache PHP / FCGI performance can be a nightmare. Here is a great guide on getting you started. Special thanks to the LinuxDriver blog for some of these great tips. This should go without saying: make sure to backup your configuration files before trying any new settings! Step 1: Modify [...]
12-13-12 \\ OSX
Shimo Multi-client VPN Software If you haven’t tried Shimo, then now is the time to jump on board. Shimo is the perfect VPN software solution for Max OSX. It supports almost every VPN protocol and let’s you organize all of your connections in one place. Shimo has a track record of providing Mac users with [...]
12-06-12 \\ Servers
Skeddly is the automation toolbox for Amazon EC2. Automate your instance behaviors like start / stop, server load re-sizing, EBS & Snapshop backup and more.
11-29-12 \\ Servers
If you’re reading this article, chances are that you have realized that you webserver has been infected with malware or badware due to your site being blocked on Google. Web server malware (or badware) is becoming increasingly popular. Websites are becoming infected with malicious code which redirects people to phishing or malware sites. Sometimes, your [...]
11-27-12 \\ Servers
When working with Amazon AWS EC2 instances, there may come a time when you need to quickly update all of your Plesk domain IP addresses.
11-16-12 \\ Guides
Guide to setting up Swap Space on an EBS volume of a Centos/Ubuntu Linux Amazon EC2 web server.
11-04-12 \\ Guides
Definitely worth checking out, TTFGen provides a great way to embed custom TTF (true type) fonts on your website. The TTFGen script uses a PHP image renderer and your TTF giles to generate the image. The generated image takes parameters from your CSS file, and even includes support for rollover images. It’s Fast Because it [...]
10-24-12 \\ Guides
This simple command line script will allow you to update the IP associated with all of your Plesk domains & subscriptions. This is useful for EC2 instances where the IP address may change frequently.
10-10-12 \\ Guides
Duplicate content during SEO optimization is a major problem faced by Wordpress users, because of the inherent category and tag pages. This simple robots.txt file will help eliminate those errors.
09-15-12 \\ OSX
After a long trial of many online and native SEO tools for Mac OSX, the SEO Powersuite by Link Assistant is a clear winner. It is, by far, the most powerful and robust SEO tool on the market, and is available for both Mac OSX and Windows. Suite apps include: Rank Checker, competitor keyword spying and keyword research tools, backlink strategy builder, and a very powerful website auditor.
08-31-12 \\ Guides
Excellent beginners guide on creating your own Wordpress theme.
08-31-12 \\ Reviews
Over the last few months, I’ve been testing out some of the various premium filter packages for Lightroom 4. A note on the Lightroom 4 preset engine: While initially writing this article, I ran across a few obstacles in trying to use the new Lightroom 4 presets. Mostly, it appeared as though all of the [...]