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Remembering Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

Steve Jobs passed away October 5, 2011, at the age of 56. Apple invited everyone to share their thoughts about him as part of a public memorial. In this quick take, the words that came to my mind after a week without Steve.

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Aqua Blue resources for iTunes

This theme is designed to make iTunes look like other Mac OS X Snow Leopard apps, with regular window toolbars, buttons, scrollbars and such. I made several personal judgments about what it means to blend in with Mac OS X.

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Open in Safari extension for Firefox

Open in Safari does just what it says. If you’re looking for a quick way to load certain web pages in Safari directly from Firefox, on-demand, this extension is for you. This extension was designed for use with Firefox 3.5 and Mac OS X.

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Chromifox theme for Firefox

Chromifox Basic is a coat of chrome for Firefox. It’s a bright and soft blue theme for Firefox on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, inspired by the appearance of the Google Chrome browser and its open source roots, Chromium.

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Camifox theme for Firefox

Camifox is elegant, crisp, and colorful. It’s a thoughtful and sophisticated reimagination and realization of a better “default”-like theme for Firefox, in living color, inspired by the appearance of the excellent Camino browser.

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MSN’s early Internet experiment

Photo: Microsoft

Back on October 31, 1996, Microsoft shipped ‘The Microsoft Network Premiere Membership CD’. On this CD-ROM was the installation software for MSN 2.0, an ambitious Internet experiment that proved to be ahead of its time. The flashy ‘MSN Preview’ that accompanied it is a must-see 1996 time capsule. So with the help of YouTube, I resurrected all of the video and uploaded it here.

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iTunes classic skin for Winamp

A crisp, clear classic skin for Winamp that emulates the appearance of iTunes for Windows. The public release of this skin was unanimously praised by user reviewers as easy to read, attractive, user friendly, simple, and clean.

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