Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

the Apple “goto fail” bug in SSL

February 27th, 2014 No comments

Yesterday (22 Feb, 2014), Apple pushed a rather spooky security update for iOS that suggested that something was horribly wrong with SSL/TLS in iOS but gave no details. Since the answer is at the top of the Hacker News thread, I guess the cat’s out of the bag already and we’re into the misinformation-quashing stage now.


Additional: goto fail and embedded C Compilers

Free Keynote Mockup Templates for Prototyping Mobile, Web and Desktop Apps

July 16th, 2012 Comments off

With Keynotopia Mockup Bundle, you can sketch user interfaces using Apple Keynote.

When your mockups look like simple hand-drawn screens, it’s easier to get feedback on layout and structure, without getting distracted by the detail.

Keynote mockups are better than hand-drawn sketches because you can iterate on them and modify them without having to redraw them.

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February 28th, 2010 No comments

An at-a-glance view of your daily events and tasks.

With Today you can keep track of what’s on your plate for any given day without keeping iCal open all the time. Today syncs with iCal and your life’s agenda so daily events & tasks are always available via one, convenient little interface.

See only what’s important

iCal is great for keeping track of every aspect of your life. Whether you use Delicious Library to keep track of who you loaned DVDs to or subscribe to your favorite baseball team’s schedule, iCal can get a bit cluttered. Today allows you to filter what calendars’ events show up in Today.

Only show your school schedule, meetings or birthdays. It’s all up to you.

Not free.



February 28th, 2010 No comments

Anxiety is a super-lightweight To-do list application for Mac OS X Leopard that synchronizes with iCal and Mail. Its aim is to provide a streamlined, easily accessible interface to add and check off your tasks, while remaining poised to melt into the background at a moments notice.



User Experience Guidelines

February 7th, 2010 No comments

My Environment

September 16th, 2009 Comments off

Windows Shortcuts


  • EmClient (eM Client is a full featured e-mail client. eM Client also offers calendar, tasks, contacts and chat)
  • Notepad2
  • Notepad++
    • Plugin Manager should be installed separately from here
    • Plugins:
      • CS-Script (C# IntelliSense) – Notepad++ plugin for CS-Script integration. It implements a real C# intellisense (similar to MS IntelliSense®) solution based on CS-Script and ICSharpCode.NRefactory/Mono.Cecil;
      • CsvQuery – Enables SQL queries against CSV files;
      • DoxyIt – Generates Doxygen style comment blocks based on function/method definitions;
      • JSON Viewer – Displays the selected JSON string in a tree view;
      • LuaScript – Plugin for Lua scripting capabilities. Provides control over all of Scintilla’s features and options with a light-weight, fully-functional programming language.
      • NppCrypt – encryption/decryption with various block ciphers, hash-algorithms, random-characters, encoding with base-16/32/64
      • NppFTP – allows FTP, FTPS, FTPES and SFTP communications;
      • NppQrCode – it allows to create QR-Code from selected text. Just select the text and push plugin button;
      • Poor Man’s T-Sql Formatter – A simple SQL formatter performing full multi-batch T-SQL formatting (individual statements,
        stored procedures, any DML, any DDL) with numerous formatting options;
      • SQLinForm – formats plain SQL, SQL embedded in Program Code, SQL snippets and SQL Statements with syntax errors. SQLinForm’s Plugin for Notepad++ has a powerful code folding feature and formats your SQL as you Type. It supports all major DB like Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, Teradata, Netezza, MySQL, Sybase, MS Access, etc. SQLinForm incorporates its own multi-DB parser engine. No additional software is required;
  • Paint.Net
  • Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot software tool for Windows with the following key features:
    • Quickly create screenshots of a selected region, window or fullscreen; you can even capture complete (scrolling) web pages from Internet Explorer.
    • Easily annotate, highlight or obfuscate parts of the screenshot.
    • Export the screenshot in various ways: save to file, send to printer, copy to clipboard, attach to e-mail, send Office programs or upload to photo sites like Flickr or Picasa, and others.
    • it is the most awesome tool for making screenshots you can get on your Windows PC (GitHub)
  • 7-zip
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Облако (home page)
  • Telegram (login)
  • Viber
  • Skype
  • TunSafe – A high performance and secure VPN client that uses the WireGuard protocol (GitHub)
  • OpenVPN
  • FBReader
  • WinDjView
  • Kaspersky free antivirus
  • Office
  • Development Environment
  • Support
  • Ammyy Admin – оптимальное решение для удаленного доступа к компьютеру через Интернет!
  • – portable Software Applications that run from USB
  • – Crowdsourced software recommendations
  • DropBox
  • Box.Net
  • Paragon Drive Backup 9.0 Personal (rus)
  • AdFender – The Ultimate Ad Blocker
  • DjView4
  • Far Manager
    • Registry browser – allows you to do with registry keys and variables exactly the same things as with directories and files.
    • Colorer take5 is a syntax highlighting and text parsing library, that provides services of text parsing in host editor systems in real-time and transforming results into colored text (Far Manager Plugin).
    • VisualCompare – Визуальное сравнение файлов и каталогов.
    • Background copy – With this plugin you can:- copy/move/delete files in background;- get info about current background jobs;- stop any background job;- copy/move/delete/view/edit files even its contains symbols, which can’t-correctly map into current OEM codepage.
    • Drag’N’Drop – alows user to perform drag and drop operations between FAR manager and GUI-based applications.
  • Graphical Editors
    • PicPick is user friendly and full of features for creating your image, suitable for software developers, graphic designers and home user
    • XnView
    • Cropper is a screen capture utility written in C# which enables you to: Quickly capture and crop images of your screen, Crop out sections of vector graphic files without having to flatten the files or open in a new editor, Capture parts of a web site, including text and images, Breeze through creating documentation with images of other applications or websites. (CodePlex)
  • Media and Video
  • The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent.
  • Microsoft Edge
    • Tracking Protection Lists: EasyList
    • Install “Adblock Plus” from Microsoft Store
    • Video Downloader Professional for Edge: easily download videos from YouTube and numerous other sites
      • download and save videos playing on a website to hard disk
      • add videos easily to your video list. There you have quick access to the videos and you can play them at any time, without having to return to the original web page. You also have the option to play the videos in any size (currently available at selected video providers like YouTube and Vimeo)
  • Internet Explorer:
  • Mozilla Firefox:
  • SkyShellEx is a shell extension that allows you to sync any folder to SkyDrive but keeps your existing folder structure intact. SkyShellEx is available as 32 bit and 64 bit extension for Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. The .NET 4.0 Framework is required.
  • Edraw Max is an all-in-one graphics software that makes it simple to create professional-looking flowcharts, organizational charts, network diagrams, business presentations, building plans, mind maps, fashion designs, UML diagrams, workflows, program structures, web design diagrams, electrical engineering diagrams, directional maps, database diagrams and more.
  • Promt Translator Online
  • Abbyy Lingvo Online

Windows Update

Windows Utilities

  • – Office Applications, Network Applications and Development Tools.
  • MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition 9
  • Fiddler (The free web debugging proxy for any browser, system or platform)
  • PC-Wizard – is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis. It’s able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards. This tool is periodically updated (usually once per month) in order to provide most accurate results.
  • BleachBit quickly frees disk space, removes hidden junk, and easily guards your privacy.
  • Manage it! Is a new, portable, easy way to manage your computer. Changes registry, setting timer for shutdown, etc. *Manage It! is new version of MSV System Utilities.
  • UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD.
  • Inobitec DICOM Viewer – Просмотрщик медицинских снимков

Recovery Tools

  • TestDisk is powerful free data recovery software! It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software: certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally deleting a Partition Table). Partition table recovery using TestDisk is really easy.
  • MHDD.RU – лаборатория восстановления данных
  • PhotoRec is file data recovery software designed to recover lost files including video, documents and archives from hard disks, CD-ROMs, and lost pictures (thus the Photo Recovery name) from digital camera memory. PhotoRec ignores the file system and goes after the underlying data, so it will still work even if your media’s file system has been severely damaged or reformatted.
  • FreeRecover is a free file recovery program for NTFS drives. It allows you to search though and preview deleted files to find lost data. It also estimates the integrity of the deleted files, as well as retrieves their original file paths.
  • SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash.


Mac OS

Mac Utilities

July 1st, 2009 No comments

Reader Notifier

June 30th, 2009 No comments

Reader Notifier, discretely residing in your menubar, lets you know when Google Reader has found new items for you to read.
Reader Notifier


Disk Inventory X

June 28th, 2009 No comments

Disk Inventory X is a disk usage utility for Mac OS X 10.3 (and later). It shows the sizes of files and folders in a special graphical way called “treemaps”.

If you’ve ever wondered where all your disk space has gone, Disk Inventory X will help you to answer this question.


Little Snitch 2

June 28th, 2009 No comments

A firewall protects your computer against unwanted guests from the Internet. But who protects your private data from being sent out? Little Snitch does!