Mac OS X’s built-in compress function makes zip files that contains Mac specific information that, when extracted on a PC, looks like garbage. YemuZip lets you choose between a PC-friendly format and a Mac format that preserve all the Mac-specific metadata.
YemuZip remembers your recently chosen destination folders. This allows you to easily output the zip file to your iDisk or Dropbox, for example. YemuZip can also place the resulting zip file directly in an email.
Send any audio from your Mac to AirPort Express units, Apple TVs, iPhones and iPods Touch, and even other Macs and PCs, all in sync! Use Airfoil with web-based audio like Pandora, music services like Spotify, Rdio, MOG, and WiMP, or any other audio playing on your computer. Airfoil for Mac gives you your audio on AirPlay devices all around the house.
It’s finally here! Don’t get me wrong – I love Apple. But, I do think that they dropped the ball with Apple Maps.
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.
This is hands-down the best solution for watching video on any platform – Mac, PC, Linux. It can even play Flash files (e.g. YouTube) and DVD files.
Have you ever wanted to send a YouTube link, but have the video cut directly to a specific point within the video? Now you can. There’s an easy way to create a link that goes right to the exact spot that you’re looking for. Here’s how:
Here’s a YouTube link:
Let’s say I want to cut directly to 55 seconds into the video. Simply add the following to the end of the link:
This link now becomes:
For example, one minute and 19 seconds would become:
It’s that easy! Now you can cut through all the other content and get right to the action.
Wherever you are on the Web, you can enter a search term in the Search bar and receive immediate answers from the search engine you’ve chosen. You can select a new search engine from the Search bar menu at any time.
It’s easy to add more search engines to the Firefox Search bar. There are hundreds to choose from, including the Internet Movie Database, Technorati blog search, and Craigslist online classifieds.
I loved video games when I was growing up (Aladdin’s Castle anyone?). Now you can play all those old video games on your Mac. All you need is an emulator (the virtual video game console) and ROMs (the virtual video game).
Emulators: Emulator Zone
ROMs: ROM World
The experience gets even better when you buy a USB video game controller. I was able to score a PS2-like controller at Target for only $10.