Top 12 Free Icon Search Engine Resources

Whenever I write one of these posts or work on a web dev project. I am always hunting for a free icon that represents the product, project or post that I am working on. This task could be very hard if it were not for these great resources. But be prepared for fits of joy as you access the tools that are now within your reach. These Free Icon Search Engines can help you easily find the design icons that you need for your project. At the same time they readily help you determine what the license details are for each icon. They make it much easier to create license compliant projects than it... Read More

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

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

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

Many New Features for Social Crowd

On the heels of the maintanance release of our Browser Blocker Plugin, we announce the major and long awaited update to our Social Crowd plugin. After many months and numerous requests from Social Crowd users, we have worked hard to make this amazing plugin even easier to use for everyone out there. When we initially designed this plugin it was aimed at theme designers or advanced developers that would integrate the social crowd stats into their designs, so it came with no default styling or graphics. But after several emails from clients it was apparent that there were many users that... Read More

New Version of Browser Blocker Released

After several emails and comments from users wondering how to easily clear out the options in the plugin, we have added a Clear Options button in both the Simple and Advanced control interfaces. This should allow any users that are experiencing issues with the plugin to easily clear out the settings and start from scratch. Additionally some comments and FAQ’s were added to the Readme file that should help with the usage of the Browser Blocker Plugin. Have fun, and enjoy blocking browsers. Download Browser Blocker Get Additional... Read More

GeekTool – Geek Out Your Desktop

GeekTool is a very unique little application, it allows you to take virtually any form of information and display it on your desktop. The default forms of information that GeekTool supports are Files, Images, and Shell Commands. This allows you to display the realtime information from any file on your Mac, like Log Files or maybe a ToDo list and similar files. With the Image Plugin you can display any image from your computer or from a URL out on the internet. And with the Shell command, you guessed it, you can display any information that you can Script, AUK and/or GREP from your command... Read More

Social Crowd Plugin gets a new look

With big changes underway for our Social Crowd plugin, we thought it would be appropriate to offer a sneek peek at some of the changes by showing off it’s shiny new icon, which has now been integrated throughout the site. Stay tuned as we prepare to launch version 0.3, with access to more statistics and an easy to use short code for quick posting and stat... Read More

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