We’d like to say thank you to this month’s AppStorm sponsors, and the great software they create! If you’re interested in advertising, you can order a slot through BuySellAds.
Take a look at LittleSnapper from Realmac Software, It’s an awesomely powerful new app to snap, annotate and share screenshots.
Billings’ simple workflow and intuitive interface makes quoting, invoicing, and time tracking effortless. Elegantly designed invoices ensure you reflect a professional image when it counts the most – asking for payment. Packed with 30 professionally designed invoice templates, you’ll be ready to bill, right out of the box. Staying on top of client accounts is easy – quickly identify overdue clients and send them a statement with the click of a button. Track partial payments, taxes, and retainers collected, then run reports to see how your business is doing.
Pixelmator, the beautifully designed, easy-to-use, fast and powerful image editor for Mac OS X has everything you need to create, edit and enhance your images.
We’ve recently reviewed DevonThink Pro, finding it to offer an excellent solution for storing and organizing documents. It also provides a way to create a paper-free office system; a goal many of us are looking to achieve! Our Tweetie review found it to be a thoroughly well designed, fully functional Twitter client for the Mac.
Entering is simple. All you need to do is:
- Post a link to this competition – either on your website, or via Twitter
- Leave a comment, letting me know where you posted the link!
The competition will run for one week, and we’ll randomly select three winners on Wednesday 6th May. Good luck!
SizzlingKeys is a brilliant System Preferences plug-in from Yellow Mug that’s easy to use and allows you to control iTunes from any application without using the mouse at all. SizzlingKeys is free to use, or $5 to go Pro which gives you a few extra features. It also provides you with clean visuals of which songs you are listening to.
This how-to will show you how to set up SizzlingKeys on your Mac, and how to use it to make the most of your music without the hassle of finding your way around iTunes.
Thank you to everyone who entered our Espionage competition. The results are in, and I’m pleased to announce that the winners are as follows.
Twitter Riddle Winner
Congratulations, and I hope you enjoy encrypting away! Hot on the heels of this contest, we’re running another bumper giveaway of Tweetie and DevonThink Pro. This will be getting started in the next couple of days so stay tuned!
One of the lesser known features of networking in OS X is the ability to share an ethernet connection via Wi-Fi. Essentially turning your Mac into a wireless access point, it can provide a great way to share an internet connection with other computers or a mobile device.
This how-to will walk you through the process from start to finish, and outline a few of the more advanced features available for configuring the wireless network.
Everyone loves a good screensaver – they can relax, mesmerize, entertain, and (supposedly) prevent damage to your monitor. The default collection which ship with Leopard are excellent, but you needn’t limit yourself to looking at those wonderful beach photos every day.
We’ve scoured the internet to find 34 stunning screensavers for OS X, each with something unique to offer. There’s something for everyone – from calm and serene, to abstract and wacky. Dive in and have fun picking out a new screensaver!
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Until recently purchasing a scanner, I commonly found myself taking a digital photo of a document to import it into my Mac. Results were rarely perfect, and I was never completely satisfied with the result. Prizmo is a new application which caught me eye, allowing you to adjust the perspective of a digital photo.
Completely altering the perspective of a photograph is a technically impressive operation, and uses the latest technology in OS X Leopard. This review will outline the features which make Prizmo such an interesting photo manipulation tool.
Believe it or not, the Mac is catching up Windows as a platform for rich, immersive gaming. Whilst big budget games such as ToCA Race Driver 3 and Call of Duty 4 really push the envelope in Mac gaming, you don’t necessarily need to empty your wallet to enjoy an addictive game or two.
We’ll be taking a look at ten different games – each costing less than $20 – which can provide hours of entertainment. Apple create great tools for business, education and design – but there’s no harm in letting the big kid out now and then!