Tag Archive: Animation


How to Disable the Focus Ring Animation in Mac OS X

One of the most subtle animations found in Mac OS X and macOS is known as the “focus ring animation”, which is a sort of zooming highlight around where ever the cursor focus goes in a text book. Many users likely haven’t even noticed it, it’s that subtle. If you have no idea what the … Read More

Robot Chicken and Power Glove: a match made in animation heaven

Dillon Markey animates one of the hottest Adult Swim programs on television, Robot Chicken. Better yet, he uses an old Nintendo Power Glove to do it. The Emmy-winning show consists of short sequences of stop-motion animation using action figures of…Read more ›

Make the Window Resizing Animation Speed Instant in Mac OS X

When you hit the green maximize button to resize windows on a Mac or send things into full screen mode, a fancy visual animation shows the redrawing of the window size as the active window expands outwards. While this looks great and many users will be happy with the default resizing animation time in OS … Read More

Make the Window Resizing Animation Speed Instant in Mac OS X

When you hit the green maximize button to resize windows on a Mac or send things into full screen mode, a fancy visual animation shows the redrawing of the window size as the active window expands outwards. While this looks great and many users will be happy with the default resizing animation time in OS … Read More

Yahoo! Weather Update Adds Moon Phase Animation, Pull To Refresh, More

The stunningly gorgeous Yahoo! Weather app that inspired Apple’s own new iOS 7 app for iPhone and iPad has just gotten another update, adding some great features that only enhance the usability and beauty of the app. First of all,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

3DS Max Tutorial: Animation And Modeling Has Never Been So Easy [Deals]

Animation and modeling are very tough to learn on your own, so this Cult of Mac Deals offer aims to make the process that much easier. With The 3DS Max Tutorial, animation and modeling have neever been easier. Designed for…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Slow Down That Window Minimize Animation In Mavericks [OS X Tips]

So, here’s a weird one–have you ever wanted to watch a window animate itself really slowly as you minimize it to the Dock? No? Well, let’s assume you did for some reason. How would you go about it? In Mavericks,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

CrazyTalk7 Pro: Addictive Facial Animation At Your Fingertips [Deals]

We know making your dog talk with your own voice is entertaining and will get everyone laughing hysterically. With CrazyTalk 7 Pro you can take pets, sketch drawings, baby photos or inanimate objects to create fun and interesting videos in…Read more ›    [Read More…]

CrazyTalk7 Pro: Addictive Facial Animation At Your Fingertips [Deals]

We know making your dog talk with your own voice is entertaining and will get everyone laughing hysterically. With CrazyTalk 7 Pro you can take pets, sketch drawings, baby photos or inanimate objects to create fun and interesting videos in…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Get a Space Vortex Screen Saver from Time Machine Animation in Mac OS X

Do you remember the original Time Machine backup animation of the slowly spinning green galaxy vortex? Triggered when a user entered Time Machine for backups, backup file management, or restoring files, the original animation was a snazzy space rendering that sort of looked like entering into a spinning black hole, shooting out stars and space … Read More