Snapz Pro X 1.0.8 Tweaked -- Ambrosia Software has released Snapz Pro X 1.0.8, the latest version of their screenshot and video capture utility. Enhancements include a different method of pausing processes for screenshots that's compatible with iTunes 4 and new Macromedia products, Internet version checking, Panther compatibility, performance improvements, and more. Snapz Pro 1.0.8 is free for registered users, and is a 4.4 MB download. Those interested in capturing video with Snapz Pro X might drop in on the discussion of changes Ambrosia has in the works for the next major release, including capturing of system audio and significantly better video capture performance. [ACE]
Single Time Machine Backups
Tired of Time Machine running all the time? You can turn it off in the Time Machine preference pane, but still initiate a single backup by choosing Back Up Now from Time Machine's menu bar icon. Of course, your backup is much less likely to be up to date, but Time Machine won't be taking any resources while you're trying to work.