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Archive for July, 2007
An upcoming Federal Communications Commission spectrum auction is once again pitting search giant Google against the largest phone companies in the country in a public policy battle that could determine how Americans access the Internet in the future.
Web Development Toolbox: 120+ Web Development Resources: “As rewarding as web development is, it can also be a pain sometimes, especially if you spend half your time looking for the right tools and resources. Well, we’ve done the work for you with this one, and have compiled a list of over 120 web development resources to make your life easier.”
Liger 1.6 – Shapeshifter Leopard theme for Tiger. (Free): “Liger – Leopard theme for Tiger.
Version 1.6 (released 29/07/07).
Made to mimic Leopard.
Check out installation video Pfj_45aq9nM at youtube.
1. Use ClearDock to hide the Dock background and set indicator colour white.
2. Open ‘Liger.guiKit’.
3. Apply ‘Liger’ them, icon set, and desktop picture.
4. Open ‘Liger.pkg’ and follow instructions.
NOTE: If updating from previous version, please open ‘Uninstall.app’ first.
- Uses Quarts for fast graphics
- can auto-hide
- LigerMenubar image improved
- Added variants
- Opaque Menubar
- Metal + Opaque Menubar
- Added brown folder icon set
- Added some app icons
- Interface Builder
- System Preferences
- FLAWLESS TRANSPARENCY for ANY menu extras and any app!
- Nice looking menu-extras
- App skins for Safari and Mail! (More to come)
- Grass wallpaper!
- Dock (check the preview screenshot)
Known issues (working list):
- Safari v3 Beta doesn’t like themes :S
- Animation jumpy
- Only supports bottom position
- Transparency can’t be changed
- Menubar and Dock both don’t like fullscreen apps (eg. DVD Player) [you can auto-hide the Dock to fix part of the problem]
- Nordoc for the name (my imagination alluded me on this one)
- Zach for transparency ideas
- Lentife for killer video guides
- Bladziak for a better menu-bar image
- Everyone for their support (and donations)!
(Via MacUpdate – Mac OS X.)
The iMultiMix 9R from Alesis has been designed with studios and live venues—and even churches—in mind. As well as an iPod dock, what else does the rack-mountable 9R rock?
5 high-gain mic preamps
2 stereo line inputs
48V phantom power
Auxiliary sends and returns
3-band per channel EQ with high/low shelving and band pass/reject
Composite video output.
It’s available at the end of the year and will cost you $399. [iLounge]