Quicktime Components

Movies not playing in Quicktime? You probabaly need some 3rd party components. Apple Quicktime Components To find out what component you need: Open the movie with Quicktime Select “Window-Show Movie Properties” (or apple-J) “Video track – Format” will say what component you need to download

Firefox Search Engines

It’s easier than ever to find information online. Enter a search term in the search bar and receive immediate answers from the search engine you’ve chosen. You can select a new search engine from the search bar menu at any time. Add additional search engines here: Firefox Search Engines More Search Engines

Doug’s Scripts for iTunes

With Doug’s Scripts, you can download free user-contributed AppleScripts for iTunes that will make maintaining your digital music collection easier and more fun! Doug’s Scripts

Update Your Software

If you ever have software problems, make sure you have the latest version. For specific programs, you can usually find a “check for updates” selection under the “file” or “help” menus. Mac Software Update Windows XP Software Update

Mac: Play Any Video Game

Want to play your favorite old video games on your computer? Now you can with emulators (a virtual game system) and ROMs (virtual games). Software Emulators for Mac OS X To find ROMS, just do a Google search.

Firefox Add-on: Flashblock

Flashblock is an extension that blocks ALL Flash content from loading. It then leaves placeholders on the webpage that allow you to click and then view the Flash content. (Thanks to Kent for the tip!) Flashblock

Mac: Play WMV files with Quicktime

With Windows Media Components for QuickTime, by Flip4Mac, you can play Windows Media files (.wma and .wmv) directly in QuickTime Player and view Windows Media content on the Internet using a Web browser. Windows Media Components for QuickTime

Google Desktop

No More folder browsing! Just type in a few key letters and you’re set. • Fast and easy search for your computer like Google for the web • Launch applications and files with just a few keystrokes Google Desktop

Mac: Quicksilver Launcher

When opened, it will create a catalog of applications and some frequently used folders and documents. Activate it, and you can search for and open anything in its catalog instantly. The search is adaptive, so Quicksilver will recognize which items you are searching for based on previous experience. It also supports abbreviations, so you can […]

Channel Surf? StumbleUpon

Channel surf the internet with the StumbleUpon toolbar to find great websites, videos, photos and more based on your interests. StumbleUpon learns what you like and makes better recommendations. StumbleUpon