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Freeware

Favored Freeware: FreeSnap

FreeSnap is a powerful, easy to use and free screen capture utility. Needless to say, if Grab or Shift-Cmd-3 or 4 works fine for you, you don’t need FreeSnap. For those who do, FreeSnap features unique, advanced and powerful tools for taking screen captures–or automating them. Featuring AppleScriptability, scaling, 10 different formats, global key combos, a completely invisible version and more, FreeSnap is the most powerful free screen capture tool for Mac OS X today.

Pros: Simple GUI, several screen capture options, several file format options, timer feature, resource-friendly.

Cons: Development has fallen behind and shows no sign of continuation.

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Freeware

Favored Freeware Roundup

You may have noticed that my first Favored Freeware post, which features freeware from the alphabetically organized column on the right, started with FireFox. That’s because I had all ready begun this tradition on another blog. Now, I bring you those freeware spotlights you may have missed. Continue reading to learn about Adium X (multiple IM app), Audacity (powerful audio editor), BootCD (Mac OS X boot CD creator), Camino (cocoa browser with a gecko engine), Celestia (astounding space simulator), Conversation (powerful and simple IRC app), and SubEthaEdit (powerful and free text editor).

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Colleagues

Life After 18

Yes, there is life after 18! My good friend, Jon Gales, has been featured (subscription required) in this month’s Business 2.0 magazine! And yes, he’s only 19! Why was he featured? Because he pulls, on average, $55k/year for working three hours a day (roughly) on a niche website. Jon’s site, MobileTracker, makes him about $70/hour. It’s amazing what finding a niche will get you. I guess you don’t have to be of drinking age to be successful after all. If you don’t have a Business 2.0 subscription, you can view the article as a large (1.2MB) JPEG here.

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General

Halo's Jaw-Dropping Physics

Halo, I’m sure you will all agree that it’s one heck of a game. However, even great games have their faults. And these faults can be highly entertaining. Don’t believe me? Michael Heilemann has found proof. Ok, so you could say that their space-age fuels really are that volatile, but it’s still funny.

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General

Final Header

Just in case you were wondering, I think I’m done changing the header now. I’ve added a drop shadow to give it a more professional look. I plan to keep it like this for a very long time.