Hardly Anyone Needs This Free Mac Utility, But If You Do, You Love It

Cursorcerer

My Mac is graced with a utility app that I’m certain isn’t used by one out of a thousand Mac users. Every now and again I run into a utility that speaks to me. In this case, it was instant love; love at first sight, a relationship made in the digital heavens. If you need … Read More »

If Only This Mac App Had An iPhone Version

Together

Late last year a friend reviewed a Mac app called Together and asked me to check it out. I did not. If you’re like me you’re swimming in applications that do a little of what you want but not everything. Here’s one of those apps. It’s called… add the drum roll here… Together. Let me … Read More »

If You Take Notes, Buy This App

Notability

Nearly everyone those days takes notes. If it’s not a to-do list, it’s actual meeting or lecture notes. From Mac to iPhone to iPad, Apple makes the best devices to gather, store, organize information. That means we have many options to take notes. If you’re a serious notes hound, whether you use iPhone, iPad, or … Read More »

Paranoid? Delete Different. Destroy Files On Your Mac With The Shred App

Shred

If everyone is out to get your private data and security is a dream of the past, then a little paranoia is a good attitude to have. How do you delete files on your Mac? If you drag and drop them to the Trash can and select Empty Trash from the Finder menu, well, guess … Read More »

Cheap: 3D Plus Weather Equals MeteoEarth

MeteoEarth

Humans are an interesting species. We can scour the heavens and observe billions times billions of galaxies and star systems, but we can’t fix the common cold. We can find particles so small there is discussion whether they exist at all, but we can’t figure out whether a politician is lying or not (hint: if … Read More »

Free Safari Extension: Get Mac Website Browsing Sessions Back

Safari Restore

Safari is my main browser on the Mac. I keep it free of the notoriously corrupt Flash plugin, add only a few extensions which make browsing life tenable, and appreciate Apple’s attention to the basics (speed, rendering, and dependability). Except for one thing. I want to restore the previous browser window sessions after using Safari … Read More »

Use This Cheap And Easy App To Find And Create More Free Space On A Mac

Disk App

Mac storage is all about feast or famine. Or, rather, famine, feast, then famine again. Way back in the day disk storage was small in size and expensive if you needed larger storage. Worse, we Mac users (and PC users) were forced to prune files, archive files, compress files just to have enough storage to … Read More »

What Every Mac User With Too Much Email Needs: Badges. Lots And Lots Of Badges

DockStar

Through the years on Boomer I’ve made no secret of my disdain for email. It’s the internet’s killer app, for sure. Too much email can shorten your lifespan. So, I’ve added a few utilities to help me churn through the vast wasteland that makes up Mail and its contents. Email. One way to help you … Read More »