Month: December 2006

  • Favored Freeware Updates: December 2006

    The following Favored Freeware applications have been updated since the beginning of December 2006:

  • The New Transformers Movie

    The new live-action Transformers movie is on target for a July 4th release next year. It looks like all of the Transformers have been given a major redesign, giving them each a more realistic transformation sequence and a more “alien” appearance, and Peter Cullen will be returning as the voice of Optimus Prime. When I…

  • Blogroll Dive: 12/26/06

    Here are the highlights from today’s Blogroll dive: Khaled announced his picks for “the best of the Net for 2006.” Sarah released three new samples of her compositions. And, Tom discussed Microsoft’s filing for two patents on “finding and consuming Web subscriptions in a Web browser” and a “content syndication platform”.

  • How the Sith Stole Christmas

    The holiday season is upon us, so grab a glass of eggnog (or any other seasonal beverage) and enjoy the first installment of Ted Bracewell’s holiday classic, How the Sith Stole Christmas. Happy Holidays!

  • Favored Freeware: Perian

    Perian is a free, open source QuickTime component that adds native support for many popular video formats. Pros: Perian adds support for most unsupported video formats, like DivX and Flash Video, to QuickTime Player and all other QuickTime-powered applications. Cons: None significant.