Monthly Archives: September 2013

DockStar

DockStar is one of those little utilities that came out around the birth of Mac OS X 12 years ago and something I’ve used ever since. From day 1 the Mac Mail program has had what I consider a large “bug”. It … Continue reading

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Battery Status

Battery Staus is a nifty $2.99 app from Apple’s App Store that lives in the menu bar and serves as a replacement for Apple’s Notebook battery status indicator. The main benefit of Battery Status is that it learns your usage … Continue reading

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TokenLock

TokenLock is a Mac application that automates the securing of your Mac desktop or notebook using its own lockscreen, the built-in OS X screensaver (with password enabled), or putting your Mac to sleep. While it offers a host of options to do … Continue reading

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BitTorrent Sync

Update April 26, 2015: With the release of 2.0 BitTorrent Sync has gone to a subscription model. To many of us “regulars” that would have been okay, provided that they would have done as they promised: not remove any features … Continue reading

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Xmarks

Xmarks is an add-on for all browsers that, at the very minimum, syncs your bookmarks and backs them up. Install the add-on, create an account with Xmarks, and your bookmarks are uploaded to their server and kept in sync. Here’s … Continue reading

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