IBM has released a preliminary alpha version of its History Flow Visualization Application that shows how collaboratively created documents evolve. The tool is written in Java and it’s available for download on the Mac OS X.
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NPR Morning Edition’s David Malakoff yesterday covered the Laptop Battle phenomenon: competitive laptop composition contests that are spreading across North America, thanks to fourthcity‘s LAPTOPBATTLE.ORG. NPR caught the recent Mid-Atlantic laptop battle. Players are given a time-limit and are actually forbidden from using external controllers. The music must be laptop-only. Then it’s a slam — whoever wins over the judges with their musical mastery and energy wins.
So, how can you get on the action? April 1 (Friday!) is the next contest in Seattle. (Any Seattle readers? Hit comments and let us know if you make it!) And the contest will be touring through many other US cities; check the site for details. For virtual action, download the free DVD. And women, get rolling — there was all of one female entrant in February.
In other news: NPR finally answers the question of what Fruity Loops composition + color commentary sounds like on the radio.
Check out these pictures from people who use desktop pictures of what is behind their monitor. It’s a really neat effect.
PowerPage west coast correspondent Jason Kaplan also notes that MacBidouille has a great image gallery of transparent desktops.
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Since we’re all about installing Mac minis just about anywhere I wanted to mention a cool site dedicated to helping you learn about integrating and installing a Mac mini in your car. MacVroom.com provides helpful hardware and software reviews, real world installation tips, and a user contributed forum. Mac your ride! Read More…
If you’re like me you tend to drop your gadget eventually, hard as you may to try not to, it’s inevitable. Wether you blame it on too much sun in Miami or the hurricanes in New Orleans, it’s bound to happen at some point. A good case is essentially cheap insurance for your expensive mobile gear. Read More…
In case you can’t tell, the PowerPage has gone all Mac mini, all the time. Technically it is a portable Mac, right? Although the Mac mini has only been marketed as a compact Mac, perhaps there’s an implied usage much broader than many have written about. Read More…
We recieved some interesting suggestions in response to our article on options for mini LCD screens to accompany the Mac mini. Click through for tips on how to pimp yours out with an inexpensive LCD…