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Lots of new “Augmented Reality” apps and ideas popping up

There are a lot of these new apps popping up that show you reality through a layer of “augmentation.”  It’s as close as the everyday consumer can get to having biometric contact lenses.  It’s pretty sweet to see what people have been coming up with lately: There’s augmented reality by TAT, which does facial recognition […]
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Firefox 3.1 Beta adds support for 3-finger gesture

Finally!  Many complaints about Firefox lately have revolved around the lack of support for the late-2008 Unibody MacBooks’ multi-touch trackpad, particularly the 3-finger gestures.  This feature has already been built in to Safari and allows users to go back in history (3-finger swipe left) or go forward (3-finger swipe right) – finally Firefox has adopted […]
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Weird font bug in TweetDeck

Just noticed this last night and thought my eyes were going bad.  The weird thing is that scrolling through the Tweets fixes the error.  It must be some font rendering bug for this specific font in Adobe Air.  I’m running TweetDeck on Leopard.  It seems to only happen with the capital ‘S’. Here are the […]
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VMware 2.0 vs. Parallels 4

As an update to my earlier post about VMware vs. Boot Camp, I’m now adding Parallels to the mix.  I used the same Boot Camp partition that I used in the VMware  vs. Boot Camp scenario.  I installed all of the Parallels tools onto Vista and restarted… The verdict: *drumroll* – Parallels and VMware are […]
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VMware Fusion vs Boot Camp | Unibody MacBook | Windows Experience Index

Yesterday I decided to give VMware Fusion a try on my 13″ Unibody MacBook.  Running Windows, however painful, is still important for me because I’m a software developer mainly for Microsoft technologies – I’d like to be able to be able to program in .NET 3.5 and Silverlight using Visual Studio 2008… I didn’t want […]
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