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Time your Mac life according to the Zen masters with Zen Clock [Sponsored post]

Time your Mac life according to the Zen masters with Zen Clock [Sponsored post]

This post is brought to you by Alamex Ltd, creator of Zen Clock.

Are you busy on your Mac all the time? Does that little clock in the top right hand corner of your screen govern your life, at least during the week?

Maybe it’s time to switch to Zen Clock.

The Zen Clock turns your desktop to a color that constantly changes through the whole spectrum throughout a 24-hour period.

Take life a little slower and bring some Zen onto your Mac as you learn to tell the time of day in the way nature intended.

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Work On Your Zen Attitude With New iOS Puzzler, Interlocked

Soothing, isn't it?

Soothing, isn’t it?

If you’ve ever played with a wooden puzzle in your local educational toys store, you’ll instantly understand Interlocked, a new iOS game from developer Armor Games (Kingdom Rush). It’s a fun little universal puzzle app for the low price of $0.99, and it should keep you gently entertained for some time to come.

The concept here is to rotate each group of interlocked wooden pieces, sliding each piece out in the right order to fully disassemble the puzzle. Once you’ve moved all the pieces off and away from each other, you get a new puzzle to rotate and solve. It’s very zen, and the whole thing reminds me a bit of Zen Bound, another rotating puzzle game with wooden sculptures and a gentle vibe.

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How Steve Jobs’ Sense Of Zen “Ma” Made Apple The New Sony

How Steve Jobs’ Sense Of Zen “Ma” Made Apple The New Sony

Columnist Jeff Yang has a great piece on how Steve Jobs used his extreme focus to make Apple into the new Sony.

There’s tons of great stuff in here. It’s a very well-informed piece.

Here’s Yang talking about how Jobs’ study of Zen has influenced his approach to design, which I’ve never seen discussed before:

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