The all-in-one Internet, LAN, Wi-Fi, Alarm Clock embedded, open source device, Chumby One gets the "take-me-apart" treatment for us all to see. iFixit has one again grasped the latest in technology just to give us a glimpse of what lies within the rounded square that Chumby One is. Among the many other devices at iFixit, you can see the full teardown complete with specs and information on how to take it apart yourself at iFixit.Read More
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Adium is probably one of the most used chat clients on the mac. It not only allows you to use all the networks iChat does , but it also has support for many other networks as well. The list includes Live Messenger, Yahoo, ICQ, Facebook, Lotus Sametime and many others. Oh, and it’s open source.Read More
All of the sudden everyone seems to be trying to cash in on the tremendous success of the iTunes App Store and who can blame them. Microsoft has apparently taken a look at the 1 Million dollars a day that Apple is bringing in and decided it would like some more money too. The speculation comes as a result of a Job posting at Microsoft.
Openclip is an open source app that allows copy and paste within iPhone. The much wanted and left out feature that all iPhone users wanted no longer works with Apple’s new firmware. The app is open source so there is a good chance it will work again, but we are out of luck for now. Too bad it no longer works as it did not violate any of the SDK. C’mon Apple, just add it in..
For Those of you who are not aware, but have been watching the olympics online. This has all been made possible by Silverlight. Silverlight is an application from Microsoft which is basically a competitor to Adobe’s Flash. The main debut for Silverlight is the Olympics. At NBCOlympics.com the site and video is all done using Silverlight. So far it seems to be a solid platform with a seamless interface. I have used it on ie7, safari and Mozilla Firefox with no hiccups whatsoever.Read More
You probably are familiar with the common web browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari. You may or may not have heard of Camino. The Mac only browser is based on the Mozilla engine, but tries to differentiate itself with simplicity and style. In using Camino you will find that the pages appear as quickly as they do with Firefox 3. The most recent update of Camino 1.6.3 came out on August 7th and boasts many new improvements and features. They include toolbar search improvements, Applescript support, tabbed browsing improvements and it maintains its use of open source. Check it out for yourself.