Blackberry have announced they will release Blackberry Desktop for Mac in September for all the crackberry users still out there. It will apparently offer to upload tunes from iTunes.
Month: July 2009
MPW – Macintosh Programmer’s Workshop
Randomly browsing Wikipedia I found the entry for MPW, the Macintosh Programmer’s Workshop. Complete with a link to the still maintained Apple MPW homepage.
Free sound ripping on your Mac
If you want to record sound that’s coming out your Mac’s speakers (audio channel), but are too cheap to shell out for a copy of Ambrosia’s Audio Hijack Pro or WireTap Studio, you can try installing the free SoundFlower, setting it as the audio destination in your Sound System Preferences pane, then recording from it using the free Audacity.
Perth Apple Store
MacTalk reports on a job ad for Apple Store employees in Perth!
Hopefully this means there’ll be a Mac dealer that stays in business…
FileMaker Developers’ Conference (DevCon) 2009
If you’ve got a spare US$1495 you might be interested in registering to attend the FileMaker Developers’ Conference 2009 on Thursday, August 13 – Sunday, August 16, 2009 at the San Francisco Hilton. Registration includes a free copy of FileMaker 10 Advanced, valued at US$499.
Can’t fax from Mac OS X 10.5?
If you’re having problems sending outgoing faxes from Mac OS X 10.5, maybe you need to (stop using faxes!) check out this knowledgebase article (which also seems to imply your machine may hang during reboot, yay Apple!).
Cocoa Developer Job at Skype
Looking for an experienced Cocoa developer to join our Mac and iPhone
development team. You will be working on the Mac and/or iPhone
versions of Skype. Ideal candidate should be very familiar with
application design, user interface implementation and have a strong
understanding of Objective-C and Cocoa. Candidate should have
demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities. Must be
self-motivated and able to work well in a team environment.
Pre-requisite Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
* 5 years of professional software development experience.
* Proven track record of delivering complex application software.
* World-class skills in Objective-C and Cocoa.
* Should have a strong knowledge of multithreaded programming,
asynchronous and event driven application design.
* Should be well disciplined in the application development processes
of requirements analysis, functional spec development, prototyping,
implementation, testing, documentation and maintenance.
* Fast and effective.
* Respectful and honest.
* Early adopter of new technologies.
* Positive attitude toward working in an environment of frequently
Location: Tallinn (Estonia), Stockholm (Sweden), London (UK), so this
position is based in Europe.
If you’re interested or know someone that might be, email
jobs at skype.net (Ref: COCOA-DEV-EE) or contact me via Skype, username
OpenOffice and NeoOffice Calc tips.
If you’re looking for some useful formula tips for NeoOffice and OpenOffice spreadsheets, check out Open Office Calc Tips