Transmit


Transmit from Panic Software is my overall favorite FTP program, used to upload web pages to websites and do large file transfers across the internet. Cyberduck is also worth a look (and free), and Interarchy is also really a good program – though I was forced to stop using it due to unresolved issues (at the time) when accessing […]

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Skitch


Skitch is my screenshot software of choice. Not only can you specify and take a snapshot, but you can then mark it up to hilight and point out relevant info, as well as draw mustaches. Then you can upload the results directly from Skitch or conveniently drag it to wherever you need it, be it […]

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DropBox


I can’t say enough good things about it. Dropbox provides transparent, constant, internet-based backup and synchronization of a folder that remembers previous versions, with a few extras thrown in to allow easy sharing. It works on the Mac, on Windows, on the iPhone, the Android, the web, almost anywhere you can get to the internet. […]

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Google Chrome


This Windows and Mac (Intel-only) browser is incredibly fast, incredibly lightweight, somewhat more secure than IE for Windows, and better than Safari when it comes to juggling multiple google logins to different domains. I recommend it to any Windows client who doesn’t have to use Internet Explorer due to banking or other access requirements – and […]

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Adium


Adium is a chat client for the Mac that can handle almost any messaging network in existence. While it doesn’t provide some features (say, video chat) and I’ve yet to find ANY Mac AOL client that gracefully deals with AOL chatrooms, this has completely taken over for iChat. The times I’m using iChat it’s for […]

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OpenDNS


openDNS is a company who’s purpose is to replace the sometimes flaky DNS service that comes with your ISP (Hi, Comcast!) and provide an alternate means to look up addresses on the internet. This means that every time you try to look up www.apple.com, their computer takes the web address and sends back the numerical address, much […]

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