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ExpanDrive is another excellent app that uses MacFUSE. I use ExpanDrive to connect to my MediaTemple (gs) GridServer. Instant File Server. Works Excellent!

I learned of ExpanDrive through John Grubers post at Daring Fireball.

ExpanDrive: Ridiculously simple SFTP and FTP drive access on your Mac.

 “ExpanDrive gives you perfectly transparent access to open, edit, and save files with your favorite programs, even when those files are half a world away. Transparent means that you don’t even notice you’re operating on a remote server—files act like they’re on an USB drive you plugged directly into your own computer.”

- ExpanDrive


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If you’ve ever wanted to mount your iPhone as a drive without having to jailbreak it you’re in luck. Allen Porter’s iPhoneDisk or, Disk for iPhone, is a MacFUSE based filesystem that allows you to read and write files on your iPhone. It uses the MobileDevice API (like iTunes) to access the filesystem of the iPhone over USB. You can find out all about Allen Porter’s iPhoneDisk Google Code Project HERE.

Super-Clean Screenshots

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“To get Super-Clean-Screenshots on your mac hold down the Command, Shift, and 4 keys, then press the Spacebar. Instead of a cross-hair cursor, a small camera icon appears. When you move this camera icon over the element you’d like to capture, that element is highlighted. Click your mouse or trackpad, and you’ve captured a screenshot of just that element — no further cleanup required.” – Apple

Charge Tee

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I ordered my Charge Tee from SimpleBits the other day as a birthday gift to myself. I can’t wait to get it and charge forward with all my future projects while wearing it.

Bolt in 3D

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Several nights ago our family went to see BOLT in 3D and we had a great time. I didn’t know what to expect from the 3D experience, but RealD 3D is AWESOME! One of the highlights of the movie for me was the Pixar short Tokyo Mater. I highly recommend this Disney/Pixar film to anyone with kids and those that love 3D movies.

I Met The Walrus

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“In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon’s hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview. This was in the midst of Lennon’s “bed-in” phase, during which John and Yoko were staying in hotel beds in an effort to promote peace. 38 years later, Jerry has produced a film about it. Using the original interview recording as the soundtrack, director Josh Raskin has woven a visual narrative which tenderly romances Lennon’s every word in a cascading flood of multipronged animation. Raskin marries traditional pen sketches by James Braithwaite with digital illustration by Alex Kurina, resulting in a spell-binding vessel for Lennon’s boundless wit, and timeless message.” – current


Font Shop – Katarine font

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I was looking over my FontShop newsletter yesterday and was happy to find a new font, Katarine. I love it.

“Katarine starts with the simple structure of a face like DIN or Trade Gothic, but ends up being much warmer, thanks to its soft finish. A full range of figures, small caps, ligatures, arrows, and even banners of various styles are all included.”  – FontShop

MyFonts – WTF

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Have you found yourself pulling your hair out trying to find what font is being used in a certain design? Well, over at MyFonts they have a great feature where you can submit an image to WhatTheFont to find the closest matches in their database. Or, let their cloak-draped font enthusiasts lend a hand in the WhatTheFont Forum

Save some time, and make some friends over at MyFonts!

NEW iPhone Stereo Headset

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So, I just got back from the Apple Store Aspen Grove to pick up a new iPhone Stereo Headset. All the staff where great and I’m happy to have a new headset. I love the smell of new plastic goods. Time to plug these in and slip into auditory bliss for a while.

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