DiscRotate is a MenuItem that will control the speed of your optical drives. It is written in Cocoa for Mac OS X Leopard and later. It can help you make optical drive operation much quieter. Upon launching, a drive icon will appear in your menu bar at the top. It will list all installed optical drives and let you choose how much throttling applies to each of them. The green bar shows the current setting, and can be clicked to change the throttling speed. 100% means the minimum drive speed. When using heavily scratched CD/DVDs it is recommended to lower the setting to about 85%. Clicking the CD icon in the list will pause throttling for that particular optical drive.
Eero is a binary-compatible variant of Objective-C 2.0, implemented with a patched version of the Clang/LLVM compiler. It features a streamlined syntax with improved readability and reduced code clutter, as well as new features such as Python-like indentation and a limited form of operator overloading. It is inspired by languages such as Smalltalk and Ruby.
GPS Tool is a flexible tool for downloading and processing GPS data on Mac OS X. The tool itself is a front-end for various cross-platform tools, namely GPS Babel and scripts which are used to download GPS data. The tool is very easy to use and allows you to define preset processing scripts for batch processing large amounts of GPS data. The plugin system allows you to integrate device discovery and GPS data download into an easy-to-use GUI.
The Geo Trending app presents a list of countries in an order by how much they are mentioned in the news. You can browse the list and see the news. For each country, the app displays a circle indicating how often it's being mentioned at the present moment. The app uses the Vysoko News Analytics backend to fetch its data. With this app, you can see how current events correlate with news articles and how trends develop.
Horology is a date/time calculator that supports all the built-in calendars for iOS, and allows you to perform various types of calculations or conversions of date and time values. You can find the difference between two date/time values, calculate a date/time by inputting a start date/time and add or subtract some arbitrary amount, or convert a value from one unit type to another (e.g., years to seconds).
JBuddy Messenger is an instant messaging client designed for everyday business use. It supports public instant messaging networks including AIM, ICQ, MSN, and Yahoo. With a paid license, JBuddy Messenger adds support for Google Talk, IBM Lotus Sametime, XMPP/Jabber, Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS 2007) and Live Communications Server (LCS 2005), and the JBuddy Message Server. JBuddy Messenger offers the concept of a Meta-Buddy (Trillian calls them Meta Contacts), which is an aggregation of the presence of multiple screen names under one buddy. Also, buddy groups of the same name across multiple accounts can be visually merged to simplify large buddy lists.
Unlike other Java to Objective-C solutions, Java-Objective-C Bridge doesn't require any code generation of class stubs. It allows you to use any Objective-C libraries and frameworks from Java without having to write any native code. In addition to being able to use Objective-C objects, it allows you to pass Java objects to the objective-c runtime as delegates, so that you can write an entire Cocoa application in Java. The bridge provides 3 levels of abstraction. At the lowest level, it provides wrappers around the Objective-C runtime functions. At a slightly higher level of abstraction, it provides a procedural API to send messages to the Objective-C runtime. At the highest level of abstraction, it provides a Proxy class that serves as a wrapper around any Objective-C object that allows you to work with it in Java almost the same as if you were in Objective-C.
KeyBoards is a cross-operating system platform that synchronizes short text messages or URLs. It is designed to be used for composing messages on a desktop system with a real, comfortable keyboard, and then sending them to a mobile device for transmission as an SMS. It is ideal for use with non-Latin character sets.