Buddi is an open source Java-based personal finance app.
Loop Editor is a free basic editor of sound loops, built using CoreAudio.
Gus Mueller on Leopard: “Lots of stuff in there that’s very compelling.”
John Siracusa on the future of the file system: “The trend is clear: more, smaller files are coming to a Mac OS X disk near you.”
Dave Winer complains that Apple shouldn’t advertise Macs that don’t crash, and he’s right. That said, in my experience it’s extremely rare for the Mac to crash. I can’t remember the last time the whole computer locked up, or had a kernel panic. But apps certainly do crash often enough, which is when I’m so pleased that Apple thought to include the Force Quit menu item in the Finder.
Path Finder is now at version 4.5. This means Undo (yay!), multiple shelves, a labels editor, “superuser mode” and many more new features.
Come on Steve, just do it: “What Steve Jobs needs to do is outfit a mac mini with the software that does this out of the box. Make it as easy to use a mac mini as a set top box compliment/replacement as it is to use an iPod out of the box.” Indeed.