Full Hard Drive – Top 4 Free Utilities to Help You Take Back Your Disk Space

We’ve all seen it, the dreaded “Your Startup Disk is Almost Full” Warning in OS X, which means you have a full hard drive. When that happens there is always the scrambling which we all do, to try and make some more space, or find out what files are our biggest Disk Space Hogs. This is not always an easy task, sometimes we may delete many user files only to find that it has made little difference on the full hard drive. This is usually because some application has been caching away files in a library and the average user has no idea where to go to find it. Today we are... Read More

Get a Skype “Call Me!” Button for your Website or Email

You’ve probably seen those Skype buttons on peoples websites and emails that show their current status and let you call them by simply clicking on the button. Wether you have seen them or not you are in for a treat, simply adding a little snippet of code to your website/email will give you your choice of styles in buttons to keep you or your organization in touch with others online. To get one simply follow this link to the Get A Skype Button page at Skype.com and fill out the simple form to get the code for a button of your choice in some of the following... Read More

WordPress Plugins – Top 10 Best for Social Media

WordPress Plugins are very important for the extensibility of your wordpress install. Many WordPress Plugins exist that allow you to tie into different Social Networks around the web. With social media being the rage of the inter-webs, it seems like more and more conversations are happening completely online with little or no analog relationships between people. And with those digital relationships, the ability to share interesting content with your “network” has become absolutely necessary for many individuals and businesses. So while using wordpress you probably want your... Read More

WordPress Plugins – The Top 3 for Website Caching

WordPress Plugins to speed up your website are essential. Lets face it we all want to have a lightning fast website. If our site visitors have to wait for more than just a couple of seconds there is a good chance that they have lost their patience and have moved on to another site… causing you to loose exposure and revenue. Finding the right WordPress Plugin for website caching can be an especially difficult issue Since wordpress is a completely dynamic content management system (CMS)/blogging platform. Every time a visitor comes to your website, the contents have to be loaded,... Read More

Quicktime Video Codecs – Perian – Your Video Swiss Army Knife

There are a few utilities that I count as must haves on the mac. And Perian is one of them, whenever I start using a new mac it is one of the first utilities that I ensure is loaded so that all my Quicktime Video Codecs are available for use. So what is Perian, and why does it’s icon look similar to a swiss army knife? Well the short answer is that like a swiss army knife it is an indispensable tool. Perian allows you to easily enable many new Quicktime Video Codecs, many (if not most) of which are not natively supported on the mac. But this quicktime component ads some more... Read More

More Secret Skype Emoticons

So you probably thought that the last post with Secret Skype Emoticons was the only one that you would see from macnative… not so. I found a few more that although may not be as cool as the last list may still be a fun and usable. So here they are. Flag Secret Skype Emoticons (flag:AF) Afghanistan (flag:AL) Albania, People’s Socialist Republic of (flag:DZ) Algeria, People’s Democratic Republic of (flag:AS) American Samoa (flag:AD) Andorra, Principality of (flag:AO) Angola, Republic of (flag:AI) Anguilla (flag:AQ) Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (flag:AG) Antigua and... Read More

Secret Skype Emoticons

I use Skype on a daily basis to communicate with clients and friends around the globe. And once in a while one of my dear friends will use an Secret Skype Emoticon that I cannot find in my little emoticon pick list. I decided that there must be a list of “Secret Skype Emoticons” somewhere out in the interwebs. I began my quest to hut down those elusive Secret Skype Emoticons and after some intense searching I found what I was looking for. So I have decided to post this list of Secret Skype Emoticons here for you so you can benefit from them as much as I have. Secret Skype... Read More

New WordPress Plugin: Today in History Widget

It’s here folks… the long awaited Today in History Widget WordPress Plugin. Ok so the only person that I know of to be “long awaiting” this plugin is myself. I’ve had it on the drawing board for over a year now. I worked on a commercial project a few years back that built and utilized a database of events throughout history to display “Today in History” results. That venture slowly went belly-up so here I was with this database of Tens of Thousands of events that had been so painstakingly added to this database, so what could I do with them. Well... Read More

Bugfix Release for Social Crowd

I know, I know the last three or four posts have been about updates to our Social Crowd wordpress plugin… Don’t worry there will be more of them as we have been pretty active in it’s development over the last several days/weeks. This release fixes a minor bug in the plugin’s admin UI as well as providing some additional functionality to address some confusion. The confusion being caused because the Profile ID fields for each social network were built to receive the actual Profile ID or Unique Identifier for the given social network. The example under each field showed... Read More

Social Crowd gets some More Updates

On the heels of a major Social Crowd plugin update last week we have a new release to increase the capabilities of this remarkable little plugin. One of the most frequently requested networks for addition to Social Crowd, was the Linked In Business Social Network. And after reviewing copious amounts of documentation we found an easy way to add support for that network. So that’s about it folks, you can now show off the number of Connections that you have made with the Linked In Network right on your WordPress homepage or sidebar. But we should note that the nature of this addition... Read More

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