Archive for the 'Mac' Category


Monday, August 30th, 2010

Visor 1.2 is out

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

Ive been coding up some nice additions and fixes in Visor. Alcor from blacktree (the makers of the amazing quicksilver alternative ui to Mac OS X) has accepted my code into the main SVN source. Fun. My first real world cocoa code is floating out there and working – and people like my changes. There […]


Sunday, June 11th, 2006

Update: Ive actually edited the code and the icon a bit. The terminal session now ‘slides’ out as it slides in, and the icon is more.. ahem.. terminal-y. Original Code and all of the hard work is still by Alcor.. Heres the updated Visor.bundle Im trying to no longer post about Mac related stuff, but […]

Grid Pro Universal Binary Beta 1

Monday, March 27th, 2006

Vidvox recently posted a beta of Grid Pro as a Universal Binary application. Its been completely re-written from scratch and isnt based off a large Max/MSP patch, but rather Core Image filters. This means a few things : 1, it doesnt use David Rokeby’s SoftVNS and Jitter as a rendering engine. 2, its not a […]

Integrated Sensing Display..

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

Interesting patent from Apple

New Webkit Nightly Build has some bells and whistles

Monday, January 16th, 2006

Over at the latest release of Webkit/Safari has an impressive new feature which some FireFox users might be used to.. “Web Inspector” Very nice use of Quartz overlays. Selecting DOM elements highlights the portion of the webpage and scrolls to it if not visible in the current window context. Different view options are available, […]

SSE vs Altivec

Saturday, January 14th, 2006

Chris Clepper (one of the developers of GEM, a highly optimized Graphics Environment for Multimedia – a PD and Max/MSP library) makes a great distinction on why the loss of altivec on the new Intel chips worries developers of highly optimized applications: “Altivec has the three and four operand PPC instructions which make possible fused […]

Relive 1985…

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

A good late night find: an update to the coolest terminal application/emulator on OS X, ever, GLTerminal has been hacked to run under 10.4 Follow the thread on Arstechnicas Openforum. GLTerminal was written and abandoned by an Apple OpenGL developer as a showcase app at a WWDC workshop a few years ago. it included such […]

More Post Macworld news

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

Now that the dust is clearing, some of the debris from the Intel announcement is becoming visible. This one has me very surprised: Current Pro Apps are not supported under Rosetta. – At least not until March! If Apple hits its target and ships February (which as everyone knows in Apple lingo means the end […]

Windows Media Component for Quicktime…

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

…is now now free, thanks for Flip4Mac and Microsoft teaming up. This is great news. As we all know, Windows Media Player for OS X is really just awful. Apprently someone at Microsoft realized this, and discontinued Media Player for Mac, and just pointed to developers that could do a better job of porting code […]

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