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A List of Handy Mac Apps

I love apps, specifically Mac apps. I’m always on the lookout for something new, something to make my day easier, or just something fun to try. Occasionally I find something great, and I’d like to share some of those apps with you. Paste Not sure how anyone can live with just one clipboard. Paste gives […]

7 Desktop Google Hangouts Apps for the Mac

I’ve been on the lookout for a Google Hangouts desktop app for the Mac and there are actually few decent choices out there. First off, I don’t want to run a Chrome extension and I don’t want to have to keep Gmail open in the background. That works for some, but it’s either out of sight, […]

Testing the WordPress Mac App

I have to say that the WordPress Mac app is pretty nice, but it’s also the same as going to and logging in. Seems like it’s mainly a fancy stand alone browser. It’s got a nice clean interface, works quickly, and does a great job at reducing clutter. The only big issue I see at […]

A Rundown of Mac eMail Applications

The Mac has no shortage of email applications, however I haven’t yet found one that can tear me away from Gmail’s web interface. What I’d love is an email client that integrates seamlessly with Gmail and Mac, doesn’t cost too much, and just works. However, that doesn’t exist currently. For now, here is a roundup of […]

Spice up Safari, Evernote, iTunes, Finder & more with emoji icons.

Since 10.8 Apple has had emoji icons built into the OS. Until recently, I used these for Twitter and IM, but not much else. Turns out, they’re actually really handy other places too. In Evernote I use them to easily identify some of my notes. In calendar, I can add palm trees to my vacation. […]

Successfully Installed Mac OS 9

After the success of getting Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks installed, I thought I’d get Mac OS 9 installed too. Why you ask? Because we got a preschool CD-ROM at a garage sale and we’d like to check it out and see if Lily would like it. She won’t care how old it is. Turns out, […]

How to open Visio documents on a Mac; for free.

Ever get a Visio document and wonder what’s inside it? There are a few paid programs on the Mac that view Visio documents, but they are a bit spendy when you just want to see the file. Instead, grab LibreOffice. Checkout LibreOffice LibreOffice is a full office suite and it has the ability to read Visio files. It may not be prefect, […]