Sunday, May 31, 2009

around the world for free

Around the World For Free sees Alex Boylan, winner of The Amazing Race 2, as he attempts the impossible: stripping himself of all monetary funds and, with only a backpack and the help of an online community, sets off on a mission to circumnavigate the globe, the ultimate trip in humanity.


Saturday, May 30, 2009

DVI video and digital audio to HDMI converter

Monoprice sells a DVI video and digital audio to HDMI converter for less than 40$.

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Friday, May 29, 2009

Mimo 710

The Mimo 710 is a USB powered and addressed 800*480 7" LCD monitor for less than 130$.

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Karawanken Classic Rallye

From 5/28 to 5/30 the Karawanken Classic Rallye takes place in Carinthia, Austria.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

European LISP Symposium

European LISP Symposium
From 5/27 to 5/29 the European LISP Symposium 2009 takes place in Milan, Italy.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

YAI (You Are Invited)

YAI (You Are Invited) is a plug-in for Apple Mail that translates and transfers Outlook, Google Calendar, Zimbra and Exchange style meeting invitations to iCal. It corrects many incompatibilities between Microsoft Exchange style meeting invites and what iCal can understand. Cost is 3 Pounds.

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Monday, May 25, 2009

iCal reply checker

The iCal reply checker is an add-in to iCal for Mac OSX 10.4 and 10.5 that gives the user options for how replies to meeting invites are dealt with. It allows the user to not send replies, send replies on a case by case basis, send all replies or (as of version 1.2) opens the reply message in Mail for editing. Donationware.

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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Opera in Vienna live outside

From 5/24 to 6/30 and in September 2009 nearly all the performances of the State Opera Vienna can be seen live on a video wall outside the opera at Herbert-Von-Karajan-Platz in Vienna, Austria. Perfect for music loving dogs, as they are normally not allowed to enter the Vienna opera house.

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

iCal Dupe Deleter

iCal Dupe Deleter is a straight-forward application to aid the removal of duplicate events and todos in iCal under OSX Leopard. Donationware.

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Friday, May 22, 2009

Gesunde Gelenke - ein Leben lang

The German language book Gesunde Gelenke - ein Leben lang by Dr. Ronald Dorotka gives a lot of information about your body joints and related problems and how to avoid those problems for less than 13 Euros.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Universal charger for USB powered devices

The Hymini charges USB powered devices via wind energy, solar power or a hand crank. Includes a 1200mA rechargeable battery for less than 60 Euros.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Golf GTI meeting Wörthersee

From 5/20 to 5/23 the annual Golf GTI meeting takes place in Reifnitz at the Wörthersee in Carinthia, Austria.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

modified Palm Treo 650

If you ever dreamed of a Palm Treo with miniUSB, bulit in flash light, laser pointer and pocket knife, then take a look at this modified Palm Treo 650. One of the most ambitious hardware mods I have seen in a long time. Just imagine what this guy might accomplish, if he had an Apple iPhone.

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Monday, May 18, 2009

Byline offline Google reader for iPhone

Byline from is an offline RSS browser that works seamlessly with your Google Reader account for less than 5$.

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Sunday, May 17, 2009

Take Control of the Mac command line with Terminal

For many Mac users, the Unix command line is a thing of mystery. It offers unparalleled power, but forces users to give up the ease of use of the Mac's graphical interface and requires a completely different mindset. To enable Mac users to gain competence and comfort with the Mac's Unix command line, the 111-page ebook Take Control of the Mac Command Line with Terminal by Joe Kissel from Tidbits Publishing is now available for 10$.

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

city guides for iPhone and PalmOS sell city guides (Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Vienna...) for iPhones and PalmOS for less than 8 Euros.

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Karlheinz Hackl and Heinz Marecek in Vienna

On 5/15 you can see and hear Melodie des Lachens with Karlheinz Hackl and Heinz Marecek at the Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria.

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Viliv S5 special

On 5/14 Dynamism sells the Viliv S5 including a second battery, a car kit and a leather pouch for less than 600$.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

iPhone 3G 6 times zoom telescope

Brando sells the iPhone 3G 6 times zoom telescope for less than 20$.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Apple MacOSX 10.5.7 supports DFU mode

On 5/12 Apple made the Mac OS X 10.5.7 Combo Update for McOSX 10.5 Leopard available for download. Compared to MacOSX 10.5.6 you can use the DFU mode to connect to an iPhone to jailbreak it without using an USB hub or patching the system.

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Monday, May 11, 2009

telescon Vienna

From 5/10 to 5/13 the 4th telescon Vienna, the international telecommunication energy special conference takes place in Vienna, Austria.

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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Vienna Harley days

From 5/8 to 5/10 the 1st Vienna Harley days take place at the Rotundenplatz in Vienna, Austria.

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Saturday, May 09, 2009


From 5/7 to 5/10 the VIENNAFAIR, the international contemporary art fair focused on CEE takes place at the Messe in Vienna, Austria.

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Friday, May 08, 2009

30th international motor symposium in Vienna

30th international motor symposium in Vienna
From 5/7 to 5/8 the 30th international motor symposium takes place at the Hofburg in Vienna, Austria

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Thursday, May 07, 2009

Austrian Android developers day

On 5/7 the first Austrian Android developers day takes place at the T-Center at Rennweg 97 in Vienna, Austria.

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

art vernisage in Vienna

On 5/6 at 7pm there is an art vernisage of the Austrian artist Michelle Ditrich at the Brotway of Bäckerei Mann in Perfektastraße 100 in Vienna, Austria.

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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Filemaker Bento for iPhone

Filemaker introduced Bento for iPhone for less than 5$. Available now through the Apple app store.

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Monday, May 04, 2009


SizeUp for MacOSX 10.5 allows you to quickly position a window to fill exactly half the screen (splitscreen), a quarter of the screen (quadrant), full screen, or centered via the menu bar or configurable system-wide shortcuts (hotkeys). Similar to tiled windows functionality available on other operating systems.

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Sunday, May 03, 2009


From 5/3 to 9/18 the annual Volxkino, the oldest open air cinema in vienna takes place in Vienna, Austria. Free entry.

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Saturday, May 02, 2009

Stanford offers free course on iPhone programming

Just found this on Cult of Mac: Stanford offers free course on iPhone programming.

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Friday, May 01, 2009

20 years Mercedes SL R129 series

On 1/5 the 20th anniversary of the Mercedes SL R129 series takes place in Laxenburg, Austria.

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