The Breakroom

Back to the Futurama!

June 23, 2006

You just can’t keep a good robot down! That appears to be the skinny out of Hollywood this morning as several sources are reporting that Comedy Central has agreed to order thirteen new episodes of Fox’s cult hit Futurama. Although canceled several years ago (before its time we might add), the show has gained popularity […]

Cars Conspiracy

June 11, 2006

A quick detour from the world of icons for a moment to talk about the new PIXAR film Cars. Some of the workers saw the latest animated feature from the wizards at Steve’s other place of work this weekend and we have to say we were impressed. This comes as a relief since ever since […]

The annual pilgrimage to the video game temple of E3 has once again come and gone. The major players in the video game entertainment industry showed their wares, covered up their booth babes and through it all we learned some interesting tidbits. We will wait to reserve final judgment however until our friend, Cabel Sasser, […]

Our good friends over at Panic have released a small update to our recent universal binary version of CandyBar, bringing it to version 2.6.1. This new version corrects a bug with certain dock icons reverting to their default appearance even though they were set with CandyBar. This update is free to registered users and we […]

Panic and The Iconfactory announce the release of CandyBar 2.6, the latest update to our popular, hack-free system icon customization utility. CandyBar 2.6 is a Universal binary for full Intel support and speed, adds support for up to Mac OS X 10.4.6, and adds a number of improvements and bug fixes. CandyBar 2.6 requires Mac […]

Iconfactory Year In Review

December 16, 2005

Today marks our last day at the assembly line for 2005, as all of the workers will be taking the next two weeks off to enjoy the holidays with friends and family. As we close up shop each year, we take stock of what we were able to bring to you, our loyal base of […]

Slice of Us in Tiger

May 4, 2005

Observant users of Apple’s new Mac OS X 10.4 “Tiger” have spotted a little bit of The Iconfactory in the new OS. That’s because our very own funkAmals and Tribal Mask icon collections come bundled for use with Tiger’s new iChat application. While running iChat in Tiger, click “Change my picture…” under the Buddies menu. […]

Go Ahead, Open The Cage!

April 26, 2005

We are pleased to announce that CandyBar is ready for Mac OS X Tiger! This latest release supports several new Tiger-specific icons and includes an overhauled and more flexible auto-update system. If you are upgrading to Tiger you will need to download this update which is free to registered users. CandyBar 2.5 is available immediately […]

CandyBar Auto-Updated

April 19, 2005

Registered users of CandyBar 2.0 need only launch the program to receive an auto-update that will make CandyBar qualified for use with Mac OS X 10.3.9. The auto-update feature was added to CandyBar in version 2 and makes keeping your CandyBar application in sync with the OS easy as pie. If you’re still using an […]

“We fear change…”

April 18, 2005

In case you have not heard the news this morning, Adobe announced that it is in talks to purchase Macromedia in a stock based deal for $3.4 billion dollars. Its not a done deal yet, but if it does fly we’re sure users will see many changes afoot in some of their favorite programs. Macromedia […]