Tag: Mac

Downlink 2.0: Custom Views of Earth

As much as I love science and Macs, how have I not heard of this before? It’s been a few months since I launched Downlink, and since then I’ve put out a few nice updates—better handling of Spaces, multiple displays, and so on. But there was one big feature on my list that I’m happy to announce is now available:...

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Great Tool for Creating Passwords

Having trouble creating a password that is both secure and easy to remember? My favorite trick is to use numbers and symbols that look like letters to help you remember. This way you can create a password that looks much like a real word, but because of the numbers and symbols, it is very hard to crack. For example, you...

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A Great Mac Tool for Digital Photographers (or Anyone Who Needs to Update Attributes!)

Since moving to the Mac, one of the things I’ve missed is a way to easily update the EXIF date for my digital photos. Photoshop won’t let me do it, nor will the Finder. If you think this isn’t a big deal, consider these problems: Ever forget to set the time on your camera? Have you modified photos and then...

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