Category: Mac

Black Glass Growl Style

I wish this Growl style we’re featuring was a solid piece of chocolate chip bar dipped in milk chocolate. That way, I’d have at least gotten a chance to take a big fat bite off it. Because this Black Glass Growl Style by Ryan Collins is nothing short of a scrumptious bunch of pixels. Put together using just HTML and CSS3, without the use of any images, this style utilizes CSS3 animations to a spectacular effect. To display the message,...

Design Delicious Gradients via CSS in a Few Simple Clicks

Gradient is a fantastic little utility app for OS X that helps you design beautiful CSS3 gradients. And boy does it come up with some tasty gradient previews. Gradient App is a nifty tool for the Mac that lets you pick that colors quickly and easily and automatically generates the corresponding CSS code for it. The app boasts a feature where — using its custom color picker — it magnifies the pixels on the screen for you so you can...

Day One Logs your Daily Moments in Style

A few months ago, I was looking around for apps that could help me take down notes and other things during the day while I was on a tour of the remote parts of this country. There were going to be multiple places that we’d likely visit, so I wanted to jot them down neatly — complete with the names of places and the time I visited them. I figured a ‘daily journal’ type of app would be perfect for...

GAget — A Google Analytics Widget for OS X

If you use Google Analytics on any of your websites, here’s a dashboard widget that should totally exists on your Mac. Developed by Zoltan Hosszu (which, btw, is a really cool first name), GAget is a beautiful Google Analytics widget for OS X. This gadget widget gives you a quick overview of important statistics like the number of visits for the last two weeks and lets you see the rate of new visitors. You can easily switch between different profiles...

Wren is a Gorgeous way to Tweet, without getting lost in the Flock’s Chirp

There are thousands of Twitter apps out there today. In fact, Twitter announced last month that it now officially has one million registered twitter apps. Twitter has also seen a substantial growth in the number of tweets sent out daily by its users. There are lots of twitter apps that let you manage your timeline, either by filtering the content or taking a different approach altogether. But what about when you just want to tweet something out, without bothering to...

Carousel — Swirling Instagram for Macintosh

Just one month ago, the very first Mac client for this hot photo thing called Instagram arrived. Instadesk features a lot of functionality and a very good integration of the service. But it definitely lacks in design. For all you pixel lovers, Mobelux (a Richmond-based developer/designer team) is now offering Carousel. It is the virtual shelf for you to explore what all those instagram addicts had uploaded. And while making all the important features like following users, integrated Mac shortcuts...