Refills: A Sustainable Solution

What if you could get refills for all of the products that you buy that come in containers? We’ve become accustomed to the notion that every product must come in its own packaging, that this is “obvious” and that it’s the only way things can be done. Every day I use a variety of container-based […]

Espionage 2.0.5/2.0.6 Released + Dropbox note

A maintenance release for 2.0.4: FIXED: Bug in 2.0.4 that could prevent a volume with an espionage’d folder from unmounting (thanks Neil!) FIXED: Bug in auto-backup where backup wouldn’t start if backup folder was in a subfolder of the drive FIXED: Auto-enable-on-mount only enables folders if they are on the device that was mounted IMPROVED: […]

Espionage 2.0.4 (aka FinderPwn) Released!

This release brings fixes to some long-standing bugs in Espionage with its Finder integration, as well as two new features! NEW: Full support for custom folder icons! To add a custom icon to an existing espionage’d folder, disable it, and use the Get Info panel NEW: Automatically begins backing up folders if backup drive is […]

Tao Effect Forums Open!

To allow our users to share ideas and help each other out (read: send us less support email), we’ve created the Tao Effect Forums! Come on in for all the exciting action! Sorry. Maybe it’s not all that exciting, BUT—to start things off there are three Espionage Tips that you might be interested in reading: […]

Taking inqueries for iSpy

EDIT June 12, 2014: We’re Giving away licenses to iSpy! Espionage owes its existence and unique capabilities to a little known system that we’ve developed in-house called iSpy. iSpy is a low-level, generic system for detecting and moderating events on the filesystem. It is comprised of three main components: a kernel extension, a system-wide daemon, […]

Programmers: Win a license to Espionage!

I’m part of the newLISP Fan Club. I consider myself a fan. 🙂 Over on the boards there is a challenge, and whoever solves it first wins a license to Espionage, just because that’s something that I can offer to the winner. 😀 Contest ends when someone posts the solution on that forum, or on […]