Month: November 2008

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Helvetireader [Script, WebApp]

Helvetireader is a userscript to make your Google Reader absolutely gorgeous. In particular, it’s made for looking at feeds in the expanded view, using Keyboard Shortcuts instead of on-screen buttons. It’s not going to suit how everyone uses Google Reader, but if you are a fan of Helvetica font/style, this one is for you. To run this script you will […]

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Caffeine [Mac]

There are times when watching your mac go to sleep can be very irritating. For example, you may be working beside your computer doing things non-computer related but when you want to see something your mac, your realise it has gone to sleep. The same applies to the screensavers. Yes, we love them, but at […]

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For All Seasons [iPhone]

Created by Nanika, it is their port of Andreas Müller aka Hahakid’s piece For All Seasons released back in 2005 for the Mac and PC. Mostly done as an attempt to explore iPhone’s platform, it’s a wonderful example of development possibilities, beyond the predictable. One finger dragging interacts, two finger dragging moves the camera and pinch zooms in […]

Processing 1.0 [Mac, Windows, Linux]

“It only took 162 attempts, but Processing 1.0 is here!” is the title of yesterday’s press release announcing that Processing 1.0 has been released. Processing is an open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions. It is used by students, artists, designers, researchers, and hobbyists for learning, […]

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Rulers [Mac, Windows]

Do you find yourself occasionally lost in screen dimensions or do you just need a tool to measure how big things are on the screen? Do you find that the screen capturing on a Mac or PC is just not precise enough? If this is so, Rulers may be just the thing for you. Rulers […]

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Stompem [iPhone]

Stompem is a cool 8-bit sound and old school graphics puzzle game for the iPhone. One of the 1st web app games on Apple’s website is now available as a native app with 309 additional levels across 4 seasons. In this puzzle game you touch a white box to stomp a flower, beach ball, pumpkin, […]

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Wakoopa [WebApp]

Wakoopa is an online service that offers ability to track your app usage, share it and get updates from your friends about the apps they use. This is done by the little piece of software that sits on your computer, monitors your usage and sends this info to your online profile. The software is available […]

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AirPaint [iPhone]

AirPaint allows you to paint in air with your iPhone. It uses the built-in accelerometer to estimate how you move the iPhone when painting a stroke in air and the stroke is then displayed on screen. Inspired by light graffiti, AirPaint brings the concept of long exposure in photography to the iPhone. Light graffiti is a […]

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PASY02 [iPhone]

PASY02 is a synthesizer using a physical simulation of a net and it’s tension to generate sound. The net tension parameters are configurable and you are able to choose waveform from sine, triangle, square and sawtooth wave. PASY02 is a great example of innovation in iPhone application design. It provides an engaging and innovative controls […]

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Boxee [Mac, Linux]

Boxee is a media center software for your Mac or Linux machine. Based on the xbmc (XBox Media Center) open-source project, boxee was developed to be a “social” media center program that plays media from your home network and the internet. In addition, it also allows you to stream or download movies, tv shows, music and photos. Boxee can stream […]

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Open Tables [WebApp, MaxMSP, Environment]

Open Tables is a software application and a spatial environment, which researches and facilitates collaborative working between individuals and groups. Built using MaxMSP (physical interfaces) and Ruby on Rails (WebApp) the software behaves like a news aggregator of articles related to a specific topic. The Open Tables team manages topics and RSS feeds related to […]