Facebox for Facebook

If you’ve been looking for a Facebook client to load up on your Mac, this is your chance. Check your friends’ updates with a simple click. There are additional options for browsing updates, and you can switch from news feed to all recent updates as you could on your browser. Read the rest of this entry »


Contextual menu items and droplets executing Unix commands and scripts. Hundreds of commands submitted by users are available online. It’s like having hundreds of different contextual menu plug-ins to choose from! Read the rest of this entry »


Inkscape is a vector graphics editing program, a free and open source alternative to Adobe Illustrator. (If you want an alternative to Photoshop, try GIMP or Seashore.) Read the rest of this entry »


Seashore is a free and open source graphics program. You can choose from the pencil, brush, eraser, or paint bucket to create your masterpiece. My favorite tool is the “smudge” tool, which gives the effect of running your finger across wet paint. Read the rest of this entry »


GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages. Read the rest of this entry »