Thursday link roundup

January 31, 2008

I should have mentioned this a long time ago, but Cocoa programmer Mike Lee has started a charity to save Madagascar lemurs. Prior to reading I had no idea lemurs were in danger of extinction or the good even a small donation could do, but Mike makes some very convincing arguments.

Instapaper is a new web application for saving links to websites you want to read later. It’s simple and fast, and it’s replaced the .webloc files scattered around my desktop.

Iconfactory released version 2.0 of xScope, a toolset for designers that makes it easy to measure or align visual elements on the screen. It’s extremely handy when doing web design.

Tentacle Arm. Who doesn’t want one?

Marc Charbonneau is a mobile software engineer in Portland, OR. Want to reply to this article? Get in touch on Twitter @mbcharbonneau.